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 burdensomeRead More
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. OneRead More
APF Visiting Fellow Ben Wilterdink provided testimony to the legislature on Universal Temporary Licensure.
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 netRead More
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 allRead More
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 oneRead More