Neal Fried is an economist with the Alaska Department of Labor, where his primary duty is to produce economic data and analysis on a variety of economic issues facing the state. Neal is a primary author of articles appearing in the monthly magazine Alaska Economic Trends, published by the Department of Labor and distributed to over 5,000 subscribers. He has performed economic analysis and written articles on annual economic forecasts, the cost of living, the military, the health care industry, transportation, oil industry issues, rural economic trends, economic impact of the Prince William Sound oil spill, the Mat-Su Valley's economy, Covid and many other issues. He has served on the Alaska Public Media Board, the King Career Centers Business Industries Advisory Committee, UAAs Advisory board as well as the Pacific Northwest Economic Conference board. Neal is a recipient of the Governors Denali Peak Performance award. He earned his economics degree from University of Alaska Fairbanks in 1978, and in 2019 was recognized as Alumnus of the Year by UAF.
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