Remembering Dr. Stephen Brown

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Stephen Brown, Ph.D.

Jun. 4, 2020

It is with great sadness that we share news of the passing on May 6, of our esteemed colleague and friend, Economics Professor and Graduate Coordinator Stephen Brown, Ph.D.

Dr. Brown joined the Lee Business School in 2010 as professor and director of the Center for Business and Economic Research. Several years later he took a position in the Department of Economics as a full-time professor, teaching courses in public finance and economic development, and doing research in energy economics.

Steve was senior editor of the international academic journal Energy Policy and a University Fellow at Resources for the Future, a nonpartisan Washington, D.C.-based think tank that specializes in energy, environmental and natural resource economics.

Prior to joining UNLV, he worked as an economist for the Federal Reserve Bank in Dallas.

Dr. Brown earned a B.S. in economics from California Polytechnic State University and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Maryland.

Steve was respected by his colleagues and beloved by his students. His passing leaves a big void in our school and in our hearts.

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