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Kevin Berry

Kevin Berry

Kevin Berry is an associate professor of economics at the University of Alaska Anchorage. He was a postdoctoral associate at Yale University and received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Wyoming. He studies decision making under uncertainty and the economics of risk. His children are fourth-generation Alaskans. Kevin is an avid cyclist and hiker.

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Denali, North America's tallest peak, is viewed from the Parks Highway on Sept. 20. The district in which incumbent Sen. Mike Shower and challenger Doug Massie are running is vast, streching up the Parks Highway farther north than Denali and sweeping south to include Valdez on the coast of Prince William Sound. (Photo by Yereth Rosen/Alaska Beacon)

On hiking one more mile and ranking one more candidate

By: - November 4, 2022

How many french fries should I eat? How many days should I go fishing? How far should I hike? Alaskan voters face an important “how much” question in the current election. We must decide how many candidates to rank on our ballots. We can answer that question the same way we should decide any question […]