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Course on Alaska Fiscal and Economic Challenges

Date Posted: December 19, 2015       Categories: News

Learn about Alaska’s economic history. Cliff Groh is teaching a one credit course (PADM 671) at the University of Alaska Anchorage on February 26 & 27, 2016 in Rasmuson Hall, Room 204 titled “Shaping Alaska’s Future: Navigating Alaska’s Fiscal and Economic Challenges.” Click here for course flyer (pdf).

This course will EXPLORE:

  • The Alaska Permanent Fund and Permanent Fund Dividend
  • Oil taxes and the proposed natural gas pipeline project
  • Alaska’s future economic prospects
  • Change management and strategic organizational positioning for resilience in an era of reduced funding

You will LEARN:

  • Hands-on tools for understanding the State budget process
  • State of Alaska’s expenditures, revenues, and savings
  • Options for dealing with the fiscal gap and the pros & cons of each
  • The history that shaped Alaska’s unique financial system
  • Politics and questions of values concerning Alaska’s fiscal future

For more information contact:

Janet Burton    (907) 786-4171          jeburton@uaa.alaska.edu

Cliff Groh             (907) 952-3353        cliff.groh@gmail.com