Radio Interview: Occupational Licensing Burden Dr. Edward Timmons, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow at the Archbridge Institute, co-authors a new U.S. index of occupational licensing burdens. Alaska ranks in the top ten least burdensome […]
Alaska’s Occupational Licensing Burden, Ranked
Alaska’s Occupational Licensing Burden, Ranked Alaska’s workforce is dwindling for a variety of reasons, and it will take a multi-pronged approach to encourage workers to rejoin the labor force in the state. One […]
Testimony: Universal Temporary Licensure
APF Visiting Fellow Ben Wilterdink provided testimony to the legislature on Universal Temporary Licensure.
Is Alaska a Good Place to Start a New Business?
By Aubrey Wursten Because startup companies play a major role in driving the economy, discouragement of new business creation has a ripple effect on the rest of Alaska’s market. Startups create most net […]
Alaska Ranked 24th Freest State by Libertarian Think Tank
This article was first published in the Alaska Watchman on December 30th, 2021 by Joel Davidson, Editor-In-Chief of the Alaska Watchman. In a new report analyzing fiscal, regulatory and personal freedoms across all […]
Why Occupational Licensing Hurts Alaskans
By Tim Barto and Quinn Townsend A strong, long-term economy for Alaska must include a flourishing private sector. Freedom in the market sparks innovation, encourages the development of new businesses, and creates jobs. Governmental meddling does the opposite, and one […]