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Here is What We Think the July Job Numbers are Saying

The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development released preliminary July job numbers on Friday. The general takeaway is that things aren’t better yet, but they are no longer getting worse. We have talked before about how the general health of the economy appears to be nearing the end of […]

The Alaska Recession – By the Numbers

We peg the beginning of the Alaska recession at October of 2015. That is the point we identify as when the general economy began a downward trajectory. Prior to October 2015, we can identify some leading indicators that the economy was in trouble. But the data doesn’t show the economy […]

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 […]

The 2018 Recession

I know what you’re thinking. The economy is booming right now! Unemployment is at its lowest level in decades, the stock market is setting record highs, consumer optimism is through the roof. On what grounds could you possibly be predicting a recession? Well, you’re right on one account. This is […]