A statewide recession will inevitably happen this year, say two economics experts from Anchorage. But there are reasons not to panic.
Two economists Thursday offered different takes on what Alaska’s slowing economy means at the World Trade Center Alaska’s annual statewide economic forecast talk in Juneau.
Alaska’s economy weathered the Great Recession better than most states, and should hold steady for the foreseeable future. But depending on who you ask, there could be gloom on the horizon.