Fiscal Issues

The Legislative Budget and Audit Committee (LB&A) has the authority to hire consultants to educate and inform the Alaska State Legislature and the public on a variety of issues that are important to the State of Alaska’s budget and economy. Throughout the years, the Alaska State Legislature has considered various issues of major budgetary importance, including changes to the state tax code, state education funding, pensions, and others. On this page, you can find materials produced by the consultants hired by LB&A to review these matters, as well as various other issues that affect the State of Alaska’s budget.

DateDocument TitleAuthorIssueFileFile Sizehf:doc_categorieshf:doc_tags
2015-07-31Review of Alaska's School Funding ProgramAugenblick, Palaich and AssociatesFiscal1.2 MBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2022-09-28Report of Investigation Regarding Termination of Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation Executive DirectorSchwabe, Williamson & WyattFiscal32.7 MBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2021-04-01School District Internet Costs and Access in AlaskaInstitute of Social and Economic ResearchFiscal542 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2021-04-01School District Energy Costs in AlaskaInstitute of Social and Economic Research, Alaska Center for Energy and PowerFiscal649 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2021-01-19Comparing Flat-Rate Income Tax Options for AlaskaInstitute on Taxation and Economic PolicyFiscal6.4 MBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2021-01-19Actuarial Cost Estimates and Projections for Variable PERS/TRS PlansPension Trustee AdvisorsFiscal531 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2014-04-04GRS PERS-TRS Actuary ReviewGabriel Roeder Smith & CompanyFiscal416.4 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2014-04-04David Teal Response to GRS PERS-TRS Actuary ReviewsDavid TealFiscal79.3 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2014-04-10David Teal Response to GRS Review of Pay-Go Approach to Retirement FundingDavid TealFiscal46.0 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Dan Dickinson PresentationDan DickinsonFiscal1.1 MBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09David Wood PresentationDr. David WoodFiscal6.5 MBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood Appendix 1 Scope Of WorkDr. David WoodFiscal123.9 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood Appendix 5 Base Case Model AnalysisDr. David WoodFiscal3.0 MBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood Appendix 2 Project DeliverablesDr. David WoodFiscal111.9 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood Appendix 3 Upstream Oil and Gas Fiscal DesignDr. David WoodFiscal3.1 MBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood Appendix 4 Early Year Cost Production ProfilesDr. David WoodFiscal406.3 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood Appendix 6-1 Sensitivity AnalysisDr. David WoodFiscal3.2 MBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood Appendix 6-2 Sensitivity AnalysisDr. David WoodFiscal3.0 MBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood Appendix 7 Sensitivity Analysis GPT Alternative MechanismsDr. David WoodFiscal5.7 MBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood Appendix 8 Summary BiographyDr. David WoodFiscal108.1 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood 1-0 Executive SummaryDr. David WoodFiscal1.0 MBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood 1-2 Glossary Of TermsDr. David WoodFiscal160.8 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood 1-1 Report ContentsDr. David WoodFiscal126.4 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood 2-1 Review Of Gas MarketsDr. David WoodFiscal5.0 MBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood 2-2 Fiscal LookDr. David WoodFiscal4.6 MBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood 2-3 Fiscal StabilityDr. David WoodFiscal1.6 MBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood 3-1 Features Recent Evolution Of Alaska's Prevailing Fiscal DesignDr. David WoodFiscal1.8 MBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood 2-4 How Are Economic Rents Returns Risks DividedDr. David WoodFiscal3.5 MBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood 2-5 Key Features Of The Fiscal DesignsDr. David WoodFiscal673.6 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood 2-6 Instruments+issues To ConsiderDr. David WoodFiscal496.0 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood 3-2 Status Of Natural Gas ReservesDr. David WoodFiscal445.3 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood 4-1 Overview/ Conclusions Of Modelling Alaskas Fiscal DesignDr. David WoodFiscal478.2 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood 4-2 Characteristics Of Ten Hypothetical Gas and Oil FieldsDr. David WoodFiscal502.4 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood 4-3 Model Assumptions and SensitivitiesDr. David WoodFiscal465.9 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood 4-4 Base Case Model Fiscal Performance Of TypesDr. David WoodFiscal546.2 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood 4-6 Alaska Gas Progessivity Tax - Alternative Potential MechanismsDr. David WoodFiscal3.0 MBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood 5-0 ConclusionsDr. David WoodFiscal169.8 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood 4-5 Sensitivity Analysis Prices Yields CostsDr. David WoodFiscal903.3 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2009-01-09Wood ReponsesDr. David WoodFiscal582.3 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-16Wood Letter to Rep. SamuelsDr. David WoodFiscal72.6 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-10Dan Dickinson Presentation AdditionalDan DickinsonFiscal91.6 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2008-12-09Wood 6-0 BibliographyDr. David WoodFiscal154.8 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2009-01-12Dickinson FollowupDan DickinsonFiscal188.2 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2009-01-12Roundtable ExampleDan DickinsonFiscal48.1 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2009-01-12Some 2009 Oil Price Forecasts DickinsonDan DickinsonFiscal93.3 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal
2009-01-12Dickinson and Wood Deferred FollowupDan Dickinson, Dr. David WoodFiscal215.9 KBfiscal-issuesfiscal