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Department of Economics

five people holding laptops up to faces
Oct 16, 2018
Campus News

Growing demand drives growth in online courses. Here are the people and tools helping faculty cross the digital divide.


Brenden O'Toole and Mohamed Trabia
Oct 9, 2018
People

Brenden O'Toole, Mohamed Trabia, and Bernard Malamud all received valuable mentoring as students, and now try to repay it with younger generations.


Plate with food made out of money
Oct 2, 2018
Research

UNLV researchers explore how plant genes, food rescue, and financial savvy could help feed humankind.


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Sep 7, 2018
Research

Some students spent their summer lounging peacefully at the pool. Zantana Ephrem spent hers studying just war theory.  


Shawn McCoy posing with tree
Aug 27, 2018
Research

Demand for real estate rebounds in high-risk areas within one to two years of a wildfire, UNLV study finds. Here’s what the research may mean for homeowners in California and beyond.


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Jun 13, 2018
People

This aspiring "world-improvement strategist" hopes that studying in Israel will help her gain a more in-depth perspective on Middle East conflicts and allow her to improve her Arabic.


Economic chart on display
May 30, 2018
Business and Community

Event will offer a first look at CBER’s in-depth analysis of the local, regional, and national economies, and a forecast of what to expect for the rest of 2018.


Portrait Michael Schwob
May 3, 2018
Research

Stepping into the world of research helped one student choose a career, make new friends, and get a head start on the future.


Hailey Dawson and Maria Gerardi
Dec 19, 2017
Campus News

Here's a few tales from 2017 sure to make you smile.


man in suit standing
Aug 9, 2017
People

Taking the easy route isn’t in this former Marine’s nature.


Mecca Walker holds up UNLV license plate
Jun 2, 2017
Campus News

UNLV plates drive scholarship increases for Rebels.


Stephen M. Miller
Apr 19, 2017
Business and Community

The director of UNLV's Center for Business and Economic Research on the economic issues we can't keep kicking down the road.


Shawn McCoy
Dec 12, 2016
People

This Lee Business School professor says the field of economics is about much more than most people assume.


Student at commencement
Jun 2, 2016
Campus News

A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.