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Las Vegas Sun
April 11, 2010

Who is going to lead this?

It was a very simple question that Ted Quirk asked at a gathering Monday afternoon at UNLV. The answer, however, was not so simple.

Las Vegas Sun
April 7, 2010

A group of business leaders, government officials and scholars gathered Monday at UNLV to discuss Nevada’s future. Bruce Katz of the Brookings Institution, which has been studying the Mountain West, brought the group together to talk about how Nevada could position itself for the “new economy.”

Las Vegas Sun
April 6, 2010

The auditorium at UNLV was filled about to capacity, some 150 business leaders, scholars and government people, gathered to discuss Nevada’s future and how to pull it out of the Great Recession.

Las Vegas Sun
April 5, 2010

Bruce Katz, vice president of the Brookings Institution, will speak at an invitation-only event today at UNLV. He’ll also lead a panel that will include MGM Mirage CEO Jim Murren.

Katz and Brookings, whose Mountain West Initiative is at UNLV, are on the forefront of thinking about how the United States and areas such as the Sun Belt need to transform their economies. With the recession winding down, Southern Nevada will need to rethink its economy to prevent another debt-fueled collapse.

Pew Trusts
March 26, 2010

For the past four decades, ever since Kevin Phillips coined the term in his 1969 book,"The Emerging Republican Majority," most Americans have known what the Sunbelt is. It is the huge swath of territory running south along the Atlantic from the southern border of Virginia to Florida, then west to Texas and all the way to California.

K.N.P.R. News
March 22, 2010

Nevada's economy typically roars back from recession, but not this time around. We're joined by Mark Muro, one of the authors of the Brookings Mountain Monitors Report. He tells us why Nevada continues to struggle even as the nation inches forward.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 18, 2010

Robert Lang, director of Brookings Mountain West, a UNLV-based offshoot of the prominent Washington, D.C., think tank, spoke to the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce this week at the Four Seasons Hotel. His message to the business leaders was essentially positive about the future.

"This region will grow again," he said. "We are due at least one more mini-boom."

Las Vegas Sun
March 2, 2010

Adele Morris is a fellow and policy director at the Brookings Institution, which, in partnership with UNLV, runs the Brookings Mountain West think tank.

Her work focuses on energy and natural resource policies related to the economics of climate change. Brookings Mountain West brought her to the university last week.

The New Republic
February 18, 2010

Regionalism is too often thought to require government initiative. As a result, progress is associated with full-on structural reform--and so the controversy (and usually frustration) begins.

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