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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.

May 11, 2017

A trio of UNLV student teams took home big prizes in a statewide entrepreneur competition recently.

Student ideas on joint-pain relief, e-sports business and the hospitality industry netted a total of $55,000 in the Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup Collegiate Business Plan competition in Reno.

May 4, 2017

The new NFL stadium in Las Vegas doesn’t yet have a name and isn’t expected to open until 2020. But when it does, at least one nickname certainly will apply: The House That Gambling Built.

May 2, 2017

Not only are Las Vegas businesses more optimistic about the Southern Nevada and U.S. economies, but a UNLV economics professor said the trends are heading in a positive direction for continued growth.

Apr 18, 2017

While illegal immigration has been front and center of a political debate, almost 1,500 economists are shifting the focus to legal immigration, including a UNLV professor.