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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Morning Star
April 1, 2020
There has been only 12 closings for Monterey County homes costing $1.5 million and more as of March 18--typically, that number would have been closer to 30, says real estate broker Andrew Oldham of Compass, who's based in Carmel-by-the-Sea. But now he's seeing extensions, cancellations, and mortgages that are taking longer to process. Some sellers are pulling their properties off the market or even dropping prices. Few new listings are appearing.
SF Gate
March 30, 2020
Just about everyone has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic—and the crisis, according to most experts, is only beginning to play out in many parts of the U.S. America now has the most confirmed COVID-19 cases in the world. And beyond the devastating human toll, an economic one is looming. The unemployment numbers are staggering, and the economy appears to be headed for a recession, if it's not already in one.
Bitterroot
March 27, 2020
It’s hard to imagine a place that stands to lose more during the coronavirus outbreak than Las Vegas. Its economy is built on big gatherings: casinos and concerts, conferences and clubs. According to the Nevada Resort Association, a quarter of all Nevada workers are in the hospitality industry.
Big Think
March 25, 2020
Stephen M. Miller, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, gives insight into how the COVID-19 pandemic impacts American economies.

Articles Featuring Stephen Miller

This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.
Campus NewsMarch 10, 2020
As coronavirus concerns grow, UNLV researchers available to provide expertise.
Representatives from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians wrap UNLV Marta Meana in a blanket as part of the tribe's gift announcement to the university.
Campus NewsMarch 5, 2020
A collection of news stories from February highlighting the people and research of UNLV.
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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.