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The Lee Business School advances the knowledge and practice of business, develops business leaders, and fosters intellectual and economic vitality through the creation and dissemination of knowledge and outreach.

Current Business News

collage of travel photos in Italy
Campus News | May 23, 2022

UNLV Global Entrepreneurship Experience students stop in Torino, Italy for coffee, chocolate, and shopping at a local street market

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Campus News | May 19, 2022

UNLV Global Entrepreneurship Experience students learn how food has influenced the rich and long history of Reggio Emilia.

 

collage of student groups and Italy travel pictures
Campus News | May 17, 2022

UNLV Global Entrepreneurship Experience students travel abroad after a two-year international travel hiatus.

UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield at commencement
People | May 10, 2022

UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.

UNLV Football players entering Allegiant Stadium
Campus News | May 2, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.

aerial view of Las Vegas skyline
Business and Community | April 20, 2022

Following rapid local economic growth in 2021, UNLV economists forecast continued recovery in 2022 before regressing slightly in 2023.
 

Business In The News

This Is Reno
May 17, 2022

More than half of Nevada homeowners with mortgages are considered “equity rich” according to real estate data analyst ATTOM, meaning they owe less than 50% of their property’s market value.

Nevada Current
May 17, 2022

More than half of Nevada homeowners with mortgages are considered “equity rich” according to real estate data analyst ATTOM, meaning they owe less than 50% of their property’s market value. 

Casino.org
May 14, 2022

Las Vegas-bound casino visitors face among the highest gasoline prices in the US. This could impact the number of visitors and COVID recovery in the gambling capital.

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 7, 2022

Eliza Trowbridge was already concerned about high gas prices earlier this spring when she realized someone had damaged her car while trying to siphon gas from it.

KSNV-TV: News 3
April 28, 2022

With recent dire warnings of a recession from major banking institutions like Deutsche Bank and Bank of America, Las Vegas could feel the impact of a downturn on a larger scale than other metropolitan areas with more diversified economies.

KNPR News
April 27, 2022

Soaring prices for gas, food, housing and construction supplies continue to hammer Nevadans.

Business Experts

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Recent Business Accomplishments

May 24, 2022
The following spring 2022 BUS 103 students from the class taught by John Starkey (Business) raised funds on behalf of the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) this past spring and raised more than $3,500. These students held eight events (fundraisers and awareness campaigns) on campus to raise funds over the span of two months. Events…
May 23, 2022
John Starkey (Business) recently was elected chair of the Administrative Faculty Committee (AFC) for 2022-23. Starkey has been a member of the AFC representing Lee Business School, Harrah Hospitality College and Boyd School of Law. The remainder of the 2022-23 Executive Committee will be elected at the June meeting. The AFC is a standing…
May 22, 2022
Eda Anlamlier (Marketing and International Business) had a paper, "Temporary or Permanent Social Media Post? The Impact of Product Type," accepted in Psychology & Marketing journal with her co-author Sevinc Ulu (New Jersey City University). The article demonstrates the product display duration on social media (temporary via stories vs.…
May 14, 2022
G Liu (Finance) and Manoj Sharma (Social and Behavioral Health) presented an interdisciplinary poster entitled, “Effect of Fear of Missing Out in Cryptocurrencies and Meme Stocks in a University Population” at the 15th annual Nevada State Conference on Problem Gambling held in Las Vegas earlier this month. Liu, a graduate student, secured a grant…
May 9, 2022
Vivek Sah and Shawn McCoy (both Economics), along with their co-author Luis Lopez from University of Illinois, Chicago have had their paper, "Steering Consumers to Lenders in Residential Real Estate Markets" accepted at Real Estate Economics, the top real estate journal with an impact factor of 3.41. The journal is recognized as "A-" in the Lee…
May 4, 2022
Emir Malikov (Economics), together with his former doctoral advisee, Jingfang Zhang who is currently at the University of Kentucky, co-authored an article, "Off-Balance Sheet Activities and Scope Economies in U.S. Banking," that has been accepted at the Journal of Banking & Finance, an A-level journal on the Lee Business School journal list.…