Experts In The News

April 23, 2022

No one knows how many people will be in town this week when NFL draft festivities begin Thursday.

April 23, 2022

A 2020 study from UNLV’s Brookings Mountain West and The Lincy Institute on the urban heat island effect found that Las Vegas “ranked as the most intense urban heat island in the United States in both daytime and nighttime metrics between 2004 and 2013.”

April 23, 2022

A 2020 study from UNLV’s Brookings Mountain West and The Lincy Institute on the urban heat island effect found that Las Vegas “ranked as the most intense urban heat island in the United States in both daytime and nighttime metrics between 2004 and 2013.”

April 22, 2022

Three students were arrested Wednesday in three separate assaults on teachers and staff at Las Vegas Valley schools, the latest in a growing trend of violence throughout the Clark County School District that some experts and community leaders say is the culmination of a lack of comprehensive resources for children that has been exacerbated by the pandemic.

April 22, 2022

Las Vegas-based MP Materials announced Thursday that it has broken ground for a 200,000-square-foot rare-earth magnet manufacturing facility in Fort Worth, Texas, part of a broader plan by the company to invest $700 million over the next two years to create a complete rare earth supply chain.

April 21, 2022

Las Vegas visitor volume has steadily increased since the pandemic lows of early 2020, but economic researchers from UNLV predict tourist activity will dip next year.

April 21, 2022

Mary Daly, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, described the national economy as a mix of positives and negatives, pointing to a robust job market and strong household and business balance sheets that are coexisting with rising costs of food, housing and gas.

April 21, 2022

Economists at UNLV predict Nevada’s economy will remain in recovery mode for the remainder of the year, “but the picture is less clear for 2023,” says the biannual Outlook report released Wednesday by the school’s Center for Business and Economic Research.