Alaska Economic Trends
Alaska Economic Trends is a monthly magazine that covers a range of economic topics.
Alaska Economic Trends are searchable from 1961 to the present using the Trends search page. The search can include any combination of the following: Key Words, Date Range, Author, Category
Forecasts for Anchorage, Fairbanks, Southeast, and statewide
Where these high school grads landed
The number of people aged 18 to 64 peaked in 2013
Cruise ships and the rocky ride since COVID-19 began
Sharp mortgage interest rate rise dents affordability
Robotics is a growing type of automation, including in Alaska.
Inflation and cost comparisons for 2022 and early 2023
In 2014, we profiled the first 100 years of Anchorage. Here, we follow up on the city's trajectory since 2015.
Our March 2023 rental survey showed broad rent increases across Alaska areas. Rents went up an average of 7 percent from 2022.
Occupations' turnover rates can shed light on the issue
Alaska's commercial fishing employment has decreased each year since the initial pandemic-induced job losses.
Seaweed and shellfish cultivation in Alaska are relatively new additions to the industry, but they are gaining popularity, and with room to grow. Alaska now ranks 2nd nationally for kelp production, after Maine.
A Look at Teachers and Pay