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Dec 5, 2018

Las Vegas economy will remain strong over the next two years with business optimism high, but a University of Nevada, Las Vegas, economist says the “softness in tourism” will continue when it comes to visitors and hotel occupancy.

Dec 3, 2018

The “first” estimate of U.S. real gross domestic product (GDP) for the third quarter of 2018 increased at an annual rate of 3.5 percent, a 0.7 percentage point drop from the “final” estimate of the second quarter, yet a faster-than-expected growth rate for the third quarter.

Nov 26, 2018

Economists know that the prices of houses tend to drop in the aftermath of a nearby wildfire. But a new paper reveals good news for those who have invested in vulnerable woodland property: Unless you can literally see the fire scar from your home, these prices rebound within a couple of years.

Nov 14, 2018

Four out of the five largest fires in California history have occurred in the last six years.

Nov 14, 2018

In recent years authorities in California have reported an increase in such large, explosive and swiftly spreading wildfires over a virtually year-round fire season.

Nov 14, 2018

Longer droughts and a history of putting out small blazes leave forests choked with tinder

Nov 14, 2018

The cost in lives and property from megafires is growing as more Americans build homes in or around forests and woodlands.

Nov 14, 2018

Paradise, California had long prepared for wildfires but only in its worst nightmares did it imagine the kind of “megafire” that last week destroyed most of the town and is becoming a common occurrence in the state.

Nov 14, 2018

In recent years authorities in California have reported an increase in such large, explosive and swiftly spreading wildfires over a virtually year-round fire season.

Oct 23, 2018

Economists know that the prices of houses tend to drop in the aftermath of a nearby wildfire. But a new paper reveals good news for those who have invested in vulnerable woodland property: Unless you can literally see the fire scar from your home, these prices rebound within a couple of years.

Oct 23, 2018

At 5 a.m. Sunday, UNLV sophomore Roxayna Pais and her make-a-thon team huddled inside the school of architecture, piecing together bits of foam boards and typing the finishing touches to lines of code.

Oct 22, 2018

A ruined view following a wildfire affects property values, but only because it's a painful reminder of risk, economists find.

Oct 9, 2018

Homes regain value in less than two years, study says

Oct 9, 2018

A recent study finds that some of the West’s most fire-prone areas — densely forested, scenic landscapes — are also some of its most desirable.

Oct 8, 2018

More people than ever want to live on the wild edges of Western cities, despite the risk wildfires pose to their homes. A recent study by researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, found that wildfires drive down real estate prices only in the immediate aftermath of a disaster. Home prices in burned areas typically rebound to pre-fire levels within one to two years.

Oct 8, 2018

A recent study by researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, found that wildfires drive down real estate prices only in the immediate aftermath of a disaster. Home prices in burned areas typically rebound to pre-fire levels within one to two years.

Oct 8, 2018

More people than ever want to live on the wild edges of Western cities, despite the risk wildfires pose to their homes. A recent study by researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, found that wildfires drive down real estate prices only in the immediate aftermath of a disaster. Home prices in burned areas typically rebound to pre-fire levels within one to two years.

Oct 4, 2018

More people than ever want to live on the wild edges of Western cities, despite the risk wildfires pose to their homes. A recent study by researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, found that wildfires drive down real estate prices only in the immediate aftermath of a disaster. Home prices in burned areas typically rebound to pre-fire levels within one to two years.