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The Lincy Institute

Share Knowledge, Change Lives, Transform Our Community

The Lincy Institute is a public policy think tank organized to conduct and support research improving health, education, economic development, governance, non-profits, and social services in Nevada. This research is used to build capacity for service providers and enhance efforts to draw state and federal money to the greater Las Vegas region. The Lincy Institute also highlights key issues that affect public policy and quality-of-life decisions on behalf of children, families, and communities in Nevada.

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Exterior of Greenspun Hall

The Lincy Institute In the News

 

Brookings
Feb. 4, 2021

Since at least the 2000 presidential election, pundits, scholars, and the general public have conceptualized the country’s partisan landscape using the blue states, red states, and swing states framework. But despite its ubiquity, this structure ignores how intrastate regional tensions and political competition imbue the divisions between red and blue America. Differences within states also anchor the long-standing urban-rural divide—a salient feature of American politics since the country’s founding.

Las Vegas Sun
Feb. 1, 2021

Nevada has no publicly funded community colleges.

Las Vegas Sun
Jan. 22, 2021

As lawmakers discuss how to hold former President Donald Trump accountable for his role in inciting an attack on the heart of democracy, President Joe Biden must prioritize solving the broader issues that increasingly plague our nation: right-wing terrorism and white supremacy.

KNPR News
Jan. 6, 2021

Two UNLV professors find little to like about a Pahrump attorney's call to create a new state out of rural Nevada--excluding Clark County and Las Vegas.

 

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Jan. 5, 2021

A collection of stories highlighting UNLV experts and their analysis of all things politics in 2020.

Dec. 10, 2020

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Nov. 5, 2020

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  • Professor and Lincy Chair of Urban Affairs, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs
  • Assistant Professor, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs
  • Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science & Director of Data Science, The Lincy Institute

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