Stephen Miller

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


Stephen M. Miller is a professor of economics and director of research for the Lee Business School's Center for Business and Economic Research. He served as director of the center from 2015-2021. 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.


  • 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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K.V.V.U. T.V. Fox 5
Millions of Americans have been tightening their wallets due to inflation, and Las Vegas researchers now have proof to show how it has affected tourism and visitor spending.
K.L.A.S. T.V. 8 News Now
The holiday rush is about to begin however many retailers are still looking for help.
The Nevada Independent
In recent months, markers of the current economic conditions have grown impossible to miss — “now hiring” signs fill storefront windows, hours may be abbreviated at your favorite restaurants and commercials advertise special discounts in the face of inflation.
Las Vegas is one of the most popular US destinations for Thanksgiving holiday travel, the AAA recently reported. It only ranks after Disneyworld and Disneyland.

Articles Featuring Stephen Miller

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Business and Community | November 4, 2022

UNLV Center for Business and Economic Research conference Nov. 17 to feature economic forecasts and expert panels focused on diversification and clean energy manufacturing.   

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Campus News | September 1, 2022

A roundup of prominent news stories highlighting university pride, research, and community collaboration.