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The following is a greeting given in one of the 20 indigenous languages recognized by the State of Alaska.

Ade' ndadz dengit'a?
(Deg Xinag)
"Hello, how are you?"

Presentations and Workshops

2020 Population and Economic Data Users Conference Online

Multiple sessions over multiple days are free and open to the public, but you must register in advance.

Alaska by the Numbers: Finding American Community Survey data online

Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 10 a.m.

Workshop using data.census.gov with Alaska-specific examples.

  • Kanin Reese, Chief, Dissemination Outreach Branch, U.S. Census Bureau
  • Liz Brooks, Research Analyst, Research and Analysis

How has Alaska's population changed since 2010?

Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 1:30 p.m.

  • David Howell, State Demographer, Research and Analysis
  • Eric Sandberg, Demographer, Research and Analysis
  • Moderator: Sara Whitney, Editor, Alaska Economic Trends

Projecting future population size amid declining fertility trends

Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 10 a.m.

  • David Howell, State Demographer, Research and Analysis
  • Rebecca Topol, Research Analyst IV, Alaska Health Analytics and Vital Records
  • Sandy Johnson, Branch Chief, U.S. Census Bureau Population Evaluation, Analysis and Projections Branch

What’s different about 2020 Census data?
Challenges posed by Census Bureau’s new disclosure avoidance system.

November. More details coming soon


Archived Presentation Materials

2020 Population and Economic Data Conference online via Webex

What do data show us about the effects of COVID-19 on the Alaska economy?
October 21, 2020
Link to recording Regrettably, this recording misses the first 10 minutes of the discussion.
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  • Mouhcine Guettabi, Associate Professor of Economics, UAA Institute of Social and Economic Research
  • Karinne Wiebold, Economist, Research and Analysis
  • Lennon Weller, Economist, Research and Analysis
  • Moderator: Dan Robinson, Research Chief, Research and Analysis

What are COVID-19’s impacts by region and industry? A closer look at what data show us.
October 21, 2020
Link to recording
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  • Neal Fried, Economist, Research and Analysis
  • Sara Teel, Economist, Research and Analysis
  • Jenna Luhrs, Economist, Research and Analysis
  • Moderator: Karinne Wiebold, Economist, Research and Analysis

How many people work here? Understanding Alaska’s labor market information
October 22, 2020
Link to recording
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  • Neal Fried, Economist, Research and Analysis
  • Sara Teel, Economist, Research and Analysis
  • Paul Martz, Economist, Research and Analysis
  • Rob Kreiger, Economist, Research and Analysis
  • Moderator: Karinne Wiebold, Economist, Research and Analysis

Complete slides from years prior

Presentation Slides About Alaska's Population