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Brookings Mountain West News
UNLV is ideally placed to assist — and provide — leaders to deal with the challenges of the major urban center that is Las Vegas.
Scholars from all five Brookings research areas—Metropolitan Policy, Economic Studies, Governance Studies, Foreign Policy, and Global Economy and Development—will be in residence at UNLV this academic year.
Brookings Mountain West In The News
During the 2017 legislative session, after a series of Nevada System of Higher Education scandals including allegations of plagiarism, sexual harassment and the submission of a falsified document to a legislative committee, a number of reform bills were introduced.
While job prospects have improved for many Americans since the recession, Martha Ross says the recovery hasn’t been so kind to those who didn’t graduate from college.
Answering a question last week about how UNLV had reached record fundraising levels under President Len Jessup, the state’s chancellor offered a “yeah, but” response that was unfair not only to Jessup but to the entire university.
The title of John Hudak’s January report examining the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ response to a congressional inquiry on medical marijuana pulls no punches.
In his 2017 book “Dream Hoarders,” the Brookings Institution’s Richard Reeves examined how the American upper-middle class was stifling upward mobility among those at lower income levels.
Brookings Mountain West Experts
Professor, Social Work
An expert in welfare policies and programs.
Professor of Political Science
An expert on American politics, campaigns and elections and public policy.
Professor, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs
A national authority on urban growth, economic development, transportation and population dynamics.