Crashing oil prices have hit Alaska’s political establishment like an early frost that halts the growth of a garden. But what will be the impact on the real economy here in Anchorage, where we live? We’ll look at how lower oil prices and government spending could affect jobs and housing prices in our neighborhoods. The legendary crash of the ’80s started this way — how do we avoid a repeat?
HOST: Charles Wohlforth
- Scott Goldsmith, professor emeritus, Institute of Social and Economic Research
- Neal Fried, economist, Alaska Department of Labor
- Bill Popp, president and CEO, Anchorage Economic Development Corporation
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LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, January 14, 2014. 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (Alaska time)
REPEAT BROADCAST: Wednesday, January 14, 2014. 9:00 – 10:00 p.m. (Alaska time)
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