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Current Business News

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Research | November 29, 2022

With a rich store of lithium in our lands, the state has a chance to capitalize on the ever-growing demand for clean energy. Here’s how we can ensure this boom doesn’t go bust.

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People | November 22, 2022

The Brayden Smith Group Study Room acknowledges the time the alumnus spent studying at Lied Library.

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Business and Community | November 18, 2022

After a strong recovery from the pandemic recession, concerns of another recession loom despite strong employment numbers.

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Business and Community | November 4, 2022

UNLV Center for Business and Economic Research conference Nov. 17 to feature economic forecasts and expert panels focused on diversification and clean energy manufacturing.   

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People | October 12, 2022

This former Alumni Association president continues to build relationships by connecting Rebels to each other for career development.

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Business and Community | October 7, 2022

Students gain workforce-ready training and experience for much-in-demand cybersecurity jobs.


Business In The News

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 23, 2022

Nevada had one of the highest unemployment rates in the nation in October amid a tight labor market and a shifting labor landscape, but local economists say not to sound the alarm.

KSNV-TV: News 3
November 22, 2022

A new report from UNLV indicates Southern Nevada is heading for a mild economic slowdown over the next year, but there's no recession in sight just yet.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
November 22, 2022

The holiday rush is about to begin however many retailers are still looking for help.
November 21, 2022

Las Vegas is one of the most popular US destinations for Thanksgiving holiday travel, the AAA recently reported. It only ranks after Disneyworld and Disneyland.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 21, 2022

Santa’s Wrap transforms into a Christmas-themed store every June. While the seasonal home decor and gifts shop in Las Vegas starts its holiday push earlier than traditional retailers, it’s finding that this year it’s right on time — thanks to inflation.

Nevada Independent
November 21, 2022

In recent months, markers of the current economic conditions have grown impossible to miss — “now hiring” signs fill storefront windows, hours may be abbreviated at your favorite restaurants and commercials advertise special discounts in the face of inflation.

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Recent Business Accomplishments

November 21, 2022
Nicholas Irwin (Economics) was interviewed by Telemundo-Las Vegas multiple times this fall, discussing inflation, affordable housing, and water usage.
November 16, 2022
Assistant professor Miyeon Jung (Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology) had a paper accepted for publication by the Journal of Marketing. The paper is titled, "Ask for Reviews at The Right Time: Evidence from Two Field Experiments." This study examines how the timing of review reminders affects the likelihood and quality of product review…
November 15, 2022
Nicholas Irwin (Economics) was recently interviewed by 8 News Now (KLAS-TV) for a news story about rising interest rates in the Las Vegas housing market.
November 15, 2022
Professor Yong Li (Business, Troesh Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation) had a paper accepted for publication by the Strategic Management Journal. The paper is titled, "Stronger Together: Country-of-Origin Agglomeration and MNE Location Choice in an Adverse Institutional Environment." It addresses this question: Why do multinational…
November 9, 2022
Senior Caren Yap (Marketing and International Business) was the only UNLV student — and 1 of 150 students nationwide — selected to attend the 48th Business Today International Conference held November 4-6 in New York City. Business Today is an organization run by Princeton University and founded by Steve Forbes. With the annual theme being "…
October 26, 2022
Eda Anlamlier (Marketing and International Business) presented her research titled, "Romantic Rebuttals: Moralistic Tensions in Positive Marketing within the Online Dating Industry," co-authored with Mengtian [Montina] Jiang (University of Kentucky), Colleen M. Harmeling (Florida State University), and Sevincgul Ulu (Southern Illinois University) …