ISER Celebrates 50 Years of Public Policy Research

ISER Celebrates 50 Years: April 13, 1961 – April 13, 2011

The second Alaska Legislature established the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER), as part of the University of Alaska, on April 13, 1961. It became the first—and for a number of years, the only—public policy research organization in Alaska. This year, ISER is celebrating 50 years of studying the population and economy of Alaska and helping government, the private sector, and the people of Alaska better understand and deal with change. The twenty-seventh Alaska Legislature recently recognized ISER’s contributions to Alaska over the past half century.…

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