Economic Development

The Lincy Institute views strategic economic development as a critical engine for metropolitan growth, innovation, and vitality. The Lincy Institute makes contributions to place-based policymaking in Southern Nevada by offering consultation for economic development and strategic public/private investment.

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Through targeted, data-driven recommendations, The Lincy Institute aims to enhance possibilities for future development and increase access and equity for the metropolitan Las Vegas in the following areas:

  • Public-Private Partnership Investments
  • Innovation Districts
  • Transportation, Infrastructure, and Built Environments
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  • THE UNLV SCHOOL OF MEDICINE: RETHINKING GOVERNANCE, PLANNING, AND ECONOMIC IMPACT The Lincy Institute Colloquium Series, No. 2 Breakfast Reception: 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.  |  Scheduled Event: 9:00 - 11:15 a.m. The launch…

  • The APA Nevada Chapter is proud to partner with UNLV’s Brookings Mountain West and The Lincy Institute for its Annual State Conference! This year’s conference will focus on Nevada maturing alongside national peers; advancing…

  • Celebrate the opening of the latest UNLV University Libraries Special Collections & Archives exhibit featuring photography by Aaron Mayes and items from the Building Las Vegas project. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Robert E…


  • Nevada continues to experience challenges in its behavioral health system, particularly regarding access to mental health services, and a shortage of skilled professionals to meet the needs of the population. The Lincy…


  • On September 29, 2014, The Lincy Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) hosted a forum for the Southern Nevada community "Valuing a UNLV Medical School." The forum detailed the significant economic and…



  • "Nevada for Health Communities: Building Systems to Integrate Community Development and Health" As the connections between health and community development become increasingly apparent, foundations, health institutions,…