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Current Business News

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Campus News | January 5, 2021

A collection of stories highlighting UNLV experts and their analysis of all things politics in 2020.

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Business and Community | December 31, 2020

As the pandemic tightened its grip on Nevada, the nation, and the world, UNLV responded in ways big and small. Members of the media also turned to UNLV's faculty experts for answers.

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Research | December 29, 2020

A yearlong collection of UNLV faculty making the news for their discoveries and contributions to the community.

Campus News | December 10, 2020

A collection of news stories highlighting the election, COVID-19, and scientific discovery at UNLV.

People | November 12, 2020

First-generation alumnus learned to navigate his way to a degree by continually asking questions.

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People | November 9, 2020

Kiara Sims is one first-gen student who is making the donors who support her education — and her mother — proud.

Business In The News

The Western Journal
December 28, 2020

After a new poll put her at the top of a list of potential U.S. Senate candidates in North Carolina, Lara Trump is refusing to rule out a campaign.

December 18, 2020

In the previous part, we explored the Human Capital Theory and the Credentialist Theory as potential explanations for the value of higher education in the hospitality industry. In this part, we’ll look at a third socioeconomic theory, the Job Market Signaling Theory.

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 18, 2020

With the Strip’s annual New Year’s Eve midnight fireworks show canceled, fewer roadways will be closed to vehicular and fewer officers will be required to patrol them, Las Vegas police said.

Spectrum News: NY 1
December 17, 2020

Could the Trumps follow in the footsteps of the Kennedys and Bushes to emerge as the next American political dynasty?

December 15, 2020

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak’s (D) decision on Sunday to continue at least through Jan. 15 the 25 percent capacity restrictions on casino floors, restaurants, and bars has met with disapproval. But he argues the limit will help curb the spread of COVID-19, and balances health and economic needs.

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December 14, 2020

Well before COVID-19 became a household term, Xavier Morgan-Lange, Devon Scheg and Daniel Werth got started to formulate plans for an air purification device.

Business Experts

An expert on economics, computing, and higher education.
An economics professor specializing in urban, health, and environmental issues. 
An expert in leadership, negative interpersonal and organizational relationships, and business ethics.
An expert in leadership and organization management.
An expert in marketing and consumer choice with extensive professional experience.
Director of university's Lied Center for Real Estate and noted expert on Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and housing. 

Recent Business Accomplishments

January 14, 2021
Robyn Raschke (Accounting), Pushkin Kachroo (Electrical Engineering), and Anjala Krishen (Marketing and International Business), along with Orie Berezan (California State University Dominguez Hills) and Shaurya Agarwal (University of Central Florida) recently had their interdisciplinary paper, "The Digital Self and Virtual Satisfaction: A Cross-...
January 13, 2021
Giorgio Canarella and Stephen M. Miller (both Economics & Center for Business and Economic Research) published their paper “Dynamic Asymmetric Optimal Portfolio Allocation between Energy Stocks and Energy Commodities: Evidence from Clean Energy and Oil and Gas Companies,” with Mahdi Ghaemi Asl, Kharazmi University, in Resources Policy. This...
January 12, 2021
Nicholas Irwin (Economics) and co-author Mitchell Livy of California State University, Fullerton, recently published an article, "Measuring Environmental (Dis)amenity Value during a Pandemic: Early Evidence from Maryland," in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. This paper examines the changing valuation of environmental ...
January 6, 2021
Anjala Krishen (Marketing and International Business) and master's student, Sheen Kachen recently had their paper, "Exploring online comments from a strategic marketing stance to reduce wildlife crime," published in the journal Psychology & Marketing. Through the lens of social learning theory, the study proposes messaging strategies as a...
January 5, 2021
Katelin Gilbertson (Economics, Brookings Mountain West, The Lincy Institute) and Eshaan Vakil (Brookings Mountain West, The Lincy Institute) recently published an op-ed in the Nevada Current titled "Not an L, not a V, not a Nike swoosh: Nevada’s K-shaped recovery" Their piece discusses the difference in economic recovery between white-collar jobs ...
December 23, 2020
Rajiv Kishore (Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology) had a paper,"Social Media-Enabled Healthcare: A Conceptual Model of Social Media Affordances, Online Social Support, and Health Behaviors and Outcomes" accepted by the Technological Forecasting & Social Change, an "A" journal on the Australian Business Deans Council journal list....