Anchorage Economic Development Corporation’s 2020 forecast gives reasons for cautious optimism

Cover of the Anchorage Economic Development Corporations 2020 Economic Forecast.

While the Anchorage economy might be improving, a new report calls 2020 “a mixed bag.”

On this episode of Addressing Alaskans we’re hearing the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation’s 2020 economic forecast. We’ll also hear the results of the Anchorage Business Confidence Index Survey and hear from Senior Vice President of Hilcorp Alaska, David Wilkins.


2020 AEDC Economic Forecast
Anchorage Consumer Optimism Index: Q4 2019

RECORDED: Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 at the Dena’ina Center.


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Ammon Swenson is Alaska Public Media’s Audio Media Content Producer. He was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. He graduated from UAA in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and integrated media. He’s previously worked for KRUA radio, the Anchorage Press, and The Northern Light.

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