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Jul 2, 2018

Two teams representing the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Lee Business School and its department of accounting competed in the final round of the Institute of Management Accountants' annual National Student Case Competition in Indianapolis on June 17, and one of them ultimately won the competition.

May 14, 2018

The names on the whiteboard, and their corresponding contributions to economic thought, spanned centuries.

Apr 27, 2018

When they take to the ice Thursday night, the Golden Knights won't sell out the T-Mobile -- they'll overstuff it.

Apr 9, 2018

In a recent look at Southern Nevadans’ finances, Las Vegas Valley residents have some of the worst credit scores, debt ratios and money management habits in the United States.

Feb 12, 2018

Downtown Las Vegas is getting Nevada’s first cat cafe.

Jan 16, 2018

When CES kicked off Tuesday morning, it was the second consecutive CES without any women in top keynote slots — those addressing the entire conference.

Jan 16, 2018

When CES kicked off Tuesday morning, it was the second consecutive CES without any women in top keynote slots — those addressing the entire conference.

Dec 7, 2017

Nevada’s pull with out-of-state transplants is helping to offset the effects of a national labor shortage.

Dec 7, 2017

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance's 2018 outlook says the forecast for southern Nevada's economy is sunny.

Dec 7, 2017

When researchers seek to determine a single or primary cause for a human health problem, they know they're battling uphill. Our environments are complex, multifaceted, and permeated by a seemingly infinite number of factors that could shape us. Rare is the circumstance that is so ideal, at least from a researcher's perspective, that one can sift through the noise and emerge with a definitive root of an issue.

Nov 6, 2017

The numbers tantalize leery minds: Housing prices, population growth and job creation in Southern Nevada all rebounded from the Great Recession over the past few years.

Oct 25, 2017

A new report highlights the inequities still present in society that disproportionately burden African American, Native American and Latino children.

Oct 25, 2017

For Kevin Hassett, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, the 1986 Reagan tax cut was a golden moment for economists and tax policy wonks, worthy of celebration.

Oct 20, 2017

The dean of UNLV’s Lee Business School is hoping a $4 million pledge will make the school’s Center for Entrepreneurship competitive regionally and nationally.

Aug 28, 2017

Students in UNLV’s accounting program have big shoes to fill in the new school year after five graduates took home the grand prize in a national competition.

Jun 26, 2017

There are no easy answers in investing. It is tempting to replicate a successful strategy — one created by an outstanding investor, like Warren Buffett, or through in-depth statistical analysis of the wisdom of crowds — and such approaches can actually work for long periods.

Jun 20, 2017

Having to replace employees isn’t just a pain, it’s a major expense — but one that savvy executives can avoid. Costs to recruit and train employees to fill vacancies can be formidable. With this in mind, employers should redouble efforts to retain employees. “In addition to the direct cost of hiring and training new staff, the financial impact of lost efficiency and the stress induced on current employees ... after a new hire is quite significant,” said Fred Parrish, founder and CEO of the Profit Experts, a CFO service that helps small-business owners improve their profitability and cash flow. “And it cannot be easily calculated.”

Jun 13, 2017

The next generation of entrepreneurs at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas' Lee Business School is learning to work at a global level.