Honors: Katelin Gilbertson

Katelin Gilbertson (Economics, Brookings Mountain West, The Lincy Institute) was awarded the Best Lightning Talk Presentation Award in Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences for her excellence in research during the fall 2020 Virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium, sponsored by the office of undergraduate research (OUR). Her research on The Future of the Live Entertainment Tax in Nevada examines alternative tax strategies for the live entertainment tax in Nevada, based upon her analysis of best practices in other states. Along with this project, Gilbertson has conducted economic development research with UNLV faculty members and has recently authored opinion editorials on a number of policy issues. Gilbertson is majoring in economics and pursuing two minors in information technology and the Brookings Public Policy Minor.

 

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