Alaska's Current Economic Climate

Alaska Chapter of APA


Tuesday, November 15, 2016
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. AKST

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This session will discuss the data behind recent economic trends in Alaska.  Due to Alaska's reliance on the oil industry and the 2014 crash in oil prices to less than $40 a barrel, Alaska's conomic climate continues to seem uncertain and unclear.  This session will look at the recent economic trends in Alaska and discuss how planners might respond to the associated impacts.


Neil Fried

Invited Speaker

Neil Fried has been an Economist with the State of Alaska, Department of Labor, Research & Analysis Section since 1978. His primary duty is to produce economic data and analysis on a variety of economic issues facing the Alaska. A primary author of articles appearing in the monthly magazine Alaska Economic ... Read More

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