In The News: Department of Economics

EurekAlert!
May 28, 2020

New research provides insight into how housing prices and neighborhood values have become polarized in some urban areas, with the rich getting richer and the poor becoming poorer.

New York Times
May 27, 2020

For decades, the El Cortez Hotel & Casino in downtown Las Vegas has been known for single-deck blackjack.

New York Times
May 27, 2020

For decades, the El Cortez Hotel & Casino in downtown Las Vegas has been known for single-deck blackjack.

Bloomberg
May 14, 2020

Not all of Elon Musk’s projects have been thwarted by the coronavirus pandemic. While the billionaire clashed this week with local officials over restarting production at a Tesla Inc. factory in California, his tunnel-drilling company hit a new milestone in Nevada.

Yahoo!
May 14, 2020

Not all of Elon Musk’s projects have been thwarted by the coronavirus pandemic. While the billionaire clashed this week with local officials over restarting production at a Tesla Inc. factory in California, his tunnel-drilling company hit a new milestone in Nevada.

Los Angeles Times
May 11, 2020

Some businesses in Las Vegas will reopen Saturday after nearly two months into the coronavirus lockdown. But hospitality workers still grapple with uncertain future.

Yahoo!
May 11, 2020

More than seven weeks after Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak's stay-at-home orders were put in place to slow the spread of the deadly coronavirus, the bustling heart of Las Vegas remains one of the bleakest faces of the nation's pandemic-driven crisis.

Reuters
May 1, 2020

The winking airport slot machines that tell visitors they have arrived in Nevada’s Sin City are turned off and wrapped in police tape; the famed Las Vegas Strip is so empty a group of bicyclists zooms down the middle on a Friday night.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
April 29, 2020

A significant change at the top of Nevada's employment department was announced Tuesday with the director stepping down.

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 27, 2020

About half of Southern Nevada’s public-sector union contracts are under negotiation or will expire at the end of June, giving labor groups an immediate opportunity to accept or fight concessions to help balance government budgets devastated by the COVID-19 crisis.

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 25, 2020

Joseph Guerrero is done with the Las Vegas hospitality industry.

Newswise
April 22, 2020

From 2007 to 2009, the Great Recession affected Las Vegas more than anywhere else in the United States. The Las Vegas’s economy will, once again, be dealt a difficult hand as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic, according to Stephen M. Miller, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) and economics professor at UNLV's Lee Business School.