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Tag: Alaska GDP

Like It or Not, Alaska’s Economy is Growing

It was over a year ago that I pointed out that Alaska was on the verge of a recovery. Wages were starting to grow again, and I predicted that jobs would follow suit. When we look at the data today, it’s clear that those predictions came true. Yet, I still […]

Alaska’s Recession May Be Over, Signs of Growth

The typical definition of a recession is two or more consecutive quarters in which the gross domestic product (GDP) of the economy declines. By that definition, Alaska’s most recent recession started in June 2014, although the significant decline didn’t occur until 6 months later. Alaska posted GDP losses in 6 […]