The Fraser Institute: Media Advisory; Report Comparing Performance of Alberta's Heritage Fund to Similar Funds in Alaska and Norwa
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CALGARY, ALBERTA, Mar 03 (MARKET WIRE) -- The Fraser Institute will release a new report examining Alberta's Heritage Fund on Monday, March 4 at 6:30 a.m. (Mountain). The report, Reforming Alberta's Heritage Fund: Lessons from Alaska and Norway, examines the history and structure of the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund, which was established in 1976 to save resource revenues for future generations, and compares its performance to similar funds established in Alaska and Norway. The report also calculates the present-day value of the Heritage Fund if it operated under rules similar to those governing the funds of Alaska and Norway. A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwire at 6:30 a.m. (Mountain) on Monday, March 4. The full report will also be available as a free PDF download at www.fraserinstitute.org. Follow the Fraser Institute on Twitter | Like us on Facebook The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of 86 think-tanks. Its mission is to measure, study, and communicate the impact of competitive markets and government intervention on the welfare of individuals. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit www.fraserinstitute.org. Contacts: The Fraser Institute Mark Milke Senior Fellow (403) 216-7175 ext. 423 or Cell: (403) 510-6270 firstname.lastname@example.org The Fraser Institute Jason Clemens Executive Vice-President, study co-author (604) 714-4591 email@example.com The Fraser Institute Dean Pelkey Director of Communications (604) 714-4582 firstname.lastname@example.org www.fraserinstitute.org Copyright 2013, Market Wire, All rights reserved. -0-