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Kevin Berry

Kevin Berry

Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Alaska Anchorage
Dr. Kevin Berry is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Alaska Anchorage. He has published 12 peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters, and is a PI, Co-PI, or Co-I on two NOAA funded projects and three NSF funded projects. He is a member of the Beijer Young Scholars at the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics within the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and an Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Fellow contributing to the Assessment on Invasive Alien Species. Dr. Berry's research focuses on the human response to environmental risk, including both individual and institutional responses to infectious disease, invasive species, and climate change.

Coronavirus and tourism: Places like Alaska without a COVID-19 outbreak could still be devastated

Mar 15, 2020 16:19 pm UTC| Economy

Alaska doesnt have a single reported case of COVID-19, yet economically it may be at its mercy. Thats because seasonal tourism plays an outsized role in Alaskas economy, representing as much as 1 in 10 jobs throughout...

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Economy

The drop in GDP rankings came as South Korea posted a nominal economic growth rate of 1.4 percent in 2019

South Korea produced a nominal gross domestic product (GDP) valued at US$1.64 trillion in 2019 to rank 10th globally, down two spots from 2018. The data was based on the Organization for Economic Cooperations (OECD)...

Migrant workers make up over 90 percent of Singapore's COVID-19 cases.

Industry groups in Singapore warned that a reduction in foreign workers would have numerous implications on the economy. They were reacting to a call for a change of policies with migrant workers making up over 90...

The drop was attributed to the lockdown-generated decline in the number of outbound travelers.

Overseas card spending by South Koreans reached US$3.6 billion in the first quarter, plunging 23 percent from the $4.68 billion expenditures in the same period last year. It was the sharpest year-on-year drop in...

The country's car production plunged over 90 percent duirng the pandemic.

The French government is infusing over $8.8 billion to save the countrys car industry from huge losses brought about by the lockdowns. The countrys car production plunged over 90 percent duirng the pandemic. French...

The surge in net income was due to increased interest income

South Koreas 79 savings banks reported a combined net income of 246.3 billion in the first quarter, rising 19.4 percent year-on, according to the data from the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS). The surge in net...

Politics

Barack Obama says protests represent a ‘genuine and legitimate frustration’ but condemns ‘small minority’ who resorted to violence

Former President Barack Obama said that the wave of protests sparked by the death of George Floyd represents a genuine and legitimate frustration. He also believes that this heightened awareness of the ongoing problem of...

Donald Trump’s meetings with Anthony Fauci and the coronavirus task force have decreased recently

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top infectious diseases expert in the United States, is also one of the most visible members of the White House coronavirus task force. In a recent interview, Fauci said that his meetings with...

Donald Trump to sign Executive Order on social media sitees

President Donald Trump is known for being especially active on social media over the years. Following Twitters fact check tags on a few of his messages, Trump announced that he is to sign an executive order on the various...

Michelle Obama allegedly resents being a mother and here's why

Michelle Obama is said to be very livid and resents Barack Obama as her career has been put on hold. It was suggested that she is blaming her husband for what happened to her career that she cant take off since she also...

Why is there so much furore over China's Belt and Road Initiative?

There were certainly questions asked when Victoria first signed a memorandum of understanding to join Chinas Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in 2018, but it wasnt until the past week that the criticism reached a fever...

Science

Archaeologists find 18th century English shipwreck off the coast of Mexico

In the 1980s, a fisherman named Manuel Polanco spotted a shipwreck off the coast of Mexico. Upon further analysis, archaeologists were able to provide some possible information on the ancient wreck. Express reports that...

Black hole: NASA spots a black hole ejecting hot material into deep space

Although black holes generally consume material in space and everything that comes close to it, there are instances when material is also ejected out of the black hole. Recently, NASA was able to capture one particular...

Scientists find the first pterodactyl fossils in the United Kingdom

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Scientists discover a species of stingray that lived around 500 to 370 million years ago

Another breakthrough in terms of searching for species of living beings that existed millions of years ago was made as of late. Scientists were able to discover a species of stingray that lived hundreds of millions of...

Technology

Pixel 4a XL would have had two cameras, leaked phone case suggests

After months of the rumor mill churning plenty of details about the still unannounced Pixel 4a, smartphone fans seem to be in unison now in no longer hoping for a Pixel 4a XL. The bigger version of the mid-range device,...

iOS 14 could finally allow movable widgets on the home screenshot

Many loyal iPhone users would say the one reason they choose this device is because of the iOS operating system. However, they can also not deny that iOS has been restrictive when it comes to how users can customize their...

AirPods could monitor health conditions in the next 1-2 years, report claims

Apple is known for going big on adding health-focused features to its hardware and software products. Recent reports have it that the tech giant is planning to do the same for future iterations of AirPods. Future...

The coronavirus pandemic is boosting the big tech transformation to warp speed

The coronavirus pandemic has sped up changes that were already happening across society, from remote learning and work to e-health, supply chains and logistics, policing, welfare and beyond. Big tech companies have not...
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