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  • Jungho Baek

    Jungho Baek

    October 28, 2022

    Baek’s principal research fields include international trade and policy, economics of environment and trade, energy economics, and econometric modeling.

  • Cathy Brooks

    October 28, 2022

    Leadership (organizational, indigenous), management (rural/indigenous), event planning, Festival of Native Arts, Alaska Native education, business writing and communications, community and sustainable development in indigenous and rural communities, grant writing, entrepreneurship, rural tourism (ecotourism, geotourism).

  • Haiwei Chen

    Haiwei Chen

    October 28, 2022

    Investment strategies, performance evaluation, mutual funds, capital structures, market microstructures, financial regulation. Derivatives, financial management, investment, finance, financial economics

  • Mark Herrmann

    Mark Herrmann

    October 28, 2022

    Fisheries markets. Building international supply and demand models for Alaska fisheries. Specific fisheries include, but not limited to, halibut, salmon, Alaska Pollock and crab. Current research includes sablefish.

  • Ping Lan

    Ping Lan

    October 28, 2022

    Innovation, business start-ups, management, change management

  • Tobias Schwoerer

    Tobias Schwoerer

    October 28, 2022

    Tobias Schwoerer is an applied economist with expertise in Alaska’s resource management issues, particularly the response to invasive species and the effects of environmental change on the economy.

  • Howard Charlie Sparks

    Howard Charlie Sparks

    October 28, 2022

    Areas of accounting and auditing, business plans and feasibility analysis; all areas of economic development relating to Alaska, including fisheries, the visitor industry, others. Accounting, auditing, internal controls, financial/governmental, finance/feasibility.