In The News: Department of Economics

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 14, 2021

A fast-food chain is deploying corporate workers to its restaurants amid the nation’s ongoing labor shortage — including the placement of a chief executive in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 11, 2021

While job growth last month in the leisure and hospitality sector outpaced all other private sectors in the U.S., it’s unclear if Nevada has experienced the same trend.

Casino.Org
September 28, 2021

Station Casinos and some UNLV professors who follow the gaming sector disagree with the Culinary Workers Union on the best approach to rehire workers. About 21,000 employees, representing about a third of the union’s membership, remain out of work following the COVID-19 outbreak.

Casino.Org
September 28, 2021

Station Casinos and some UNLV professors who follow the gaming sector disagree with the Culinary Workers Union on the best approach to rehire workers. About 21,000 employees, representing about a third of the union’s membership, remain out of work following the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Nevada Independent
September 23, 2021

This chip manufacturing shortage presents a premier opportunity for economic development in the Silver State.

El Tiempo
September 7, 2021

From the return of big concerts, to crowded resorts, to record levels of gambling income, the signs of Las Vegas' economic revival are hard to miss these days.

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 7, 2021

From the return of big concerts to crowded resorts to record levels of gambling revenue, signs of Las Vegas’ economic revival are hard to miss these days.

Yahoo!
August 25, 2021

A recent UNLV study finds that working from home might be making Nevada's water issues worse.

Yahoo!
August 25, 2021

A recent UNLV study finds that working from home might be making Nevada's water issues worse.

Yahoo!
August 25, 2021

A recent UNLV study finds that working from home might be making Nevada's water issues worse.

KJZZ
August 24, 2021

Many businesses have said they’re looking at hybrid work options going forward, where employees will be able to work from home at least part of the time if they’d like.

KJZZ
August 24, 2021

Many businesses have said they’re looking at hybrid work options going forward, where employees will be able to work from home at least part of the time if they’d like.