UNLV’s Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) will host Outlook, its annual, end-of-year economic forecast conference, from noon to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 9.
U.S. Secretary of Treasury Janet Yellen will give a pre-recorded keynote address and will answer questions submitted from the audience in advance. Secretary Yellen’s remarks will focus on the U.S. economy in the coming year and priorities for the Treasury Department as it relates to the Southern Nevada economy.
The half-day conference will look different than it has in the recent past. The event format will be longer including a variety of different speakers that will address important and timely economic-related topics. Attendees will have the option of attending in person or virtually.
The keynote presentation will be followed by a conversation and Q&A with CBER’s director of research Stephen M. Miller and CBER’s director Andrew Woods. The event will be rounded out by two expert panel discussions - the first will focus on the local, national, and global economy and the second will focus on entrepreneurship and innovation in Las Vegas.
Guests in attendance will receive a digital copy of CBER's Economic Outlook report directly to their registered email inbox. To purchase tickets for the in-person event for $100 or a virtual ticket for $50 visit https://cber.unlv.edu/outlook.html.
CBER’s end-of-year Outlook event
- Keynote speaker: Janet Yellen, U.S. Secretary of Treasury
- Emcee: Andrew Woods, CBER Director
- CBER’s Economic Outlook: A Conversation with Stephen M. Miller, CBER’s Research Director
- Economic Panel
- Las Vegas Entrepreneurship and Innovation Panel
Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021 | 12-3 p.m.
Stripview Pavillion (inside the Thomas and Mack Center) or a virtual ticket option is available (view on campus map)
About Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER)
For 45 years the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) at the UNLV Lee Business School has been conducting applied and data driven research to assist business, government, and the community at large. CBER is a public resource that seeks to extend the benefits of UNLV’s expertise in research throughout the State of Nevada and the United States.
About UNLV Lee Business School
Established in 1967 as the College of Business, the now Lee Business School is one of the largest schools at UNLV with approximately 3,500 undergraduate students, 500 graduate students, and 100 faculty and staff and offers the only accredited business program in Southern Nevada. The school offers ten undergraduate majors, 14 minors and seven graduate degrees, including the MBA and Executive MBA programs. Lee Business School is among the top 5 percent of business colleges and schools worldwide to hold international dual accreditation in business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the premier accrediting body for business and management education. In addition to its scholastic endeavors, Lee Business School is home to three centers that bring together faculty and students with business and industry. These include the Troesh Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER), and Lied Center for Real Estate Studies. With more than 20,000 graduates, the Lee Business School Alumni Chapter is one of the largest alumni chapters on campus.