Stephen Miller

Director, Center for Business and Economic Research
Professor, Lee Business School
Expertise: Monetary Economics, Macroeconomics, International Finance Theory and Policy

Biography

Stephen M. Miller is a professor of economics and director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the Lee Business School. His research interests span monetary, macroeconomic, and international finance theory and policy; economic growth empirics; financial institutions; and real estate lending. Miller is often called upon by local and national media to comment on economic trends in Southern Nevada and across the nation.

Miller, an educator since 1970, has more than five decades of educational and business experience. Miller came to UNLV as department chair of economics, a position he held from 2001 through 2012. Throughout his career, Miller has guided and advised over 30 graduate students in multiple universities to complete their master's and doctorate degrees.

An author of over 130 journal articles and several books, Miller's research has appeared in a variety of publications, including the Contemporary Economic Policy, the International Economic Review, the Journal of Development Economics and Business, and the Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance.

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, State University of New York, Buffalo
  • M.A., Economics, State University of New York, Buffalo
  • B.S., Engineering Sciences Engineering, Purdue University

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Stephen Miller In The News

The Nevada Independent
October 27, 2019
Years after the Great Recession ravaged the Nevada economy, could several cities across the state really find themselves among the most “dynamic” metro areas in the country?
KNPR News
October 18, 2019
Growth in the global economy is stalling. Trade tension with China is at an all-time high. So is a recession near? Many economists say yes.
Journalist's Resource
September 19, 2019
The gap between economic theory and practice is sometimes cavernous. According to one theory, developed financial markets and access to lenders should make it easier for people to borrow money, become entrepreneurs and move to higher income brackets. But new research in the Journal of Policy Modeling finds that, in practice in the U.S., income inequality increases as financial markets develop.
Las Vegas Review Journal
September 10, 2019
Southern Nevada has roughly $26.1 billion worth of major construction projects in the pipeline — a sign, experts say, of a booming economy.

Articles Featuring Stephen Miller

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Business and CommunityJune 18, 2019
UNLV Center for Business & Economic Research 2019 Economic Update will include analysis and forecast of local, regional, and national economies; RTC leader will highlight recent transportation innovations.
Stephen M. Miller
Business and CommunityApril 19, 2017
The director of UNLV's Center for Business and Economic Research on the economic issues we can't keep kicking down the road.