Accomplishments: Lee Business School
June 24, 2019
Mary Blankenship (Chemistry, Economics, and Brookings Mountain West) recently co-authored a brief featured on the Brookings Institution blog, the Brown Center Chalkboard. The piece discusses the shortage of STEM teachers and the wage penalties teachers face in STEM. The piece originally was published June 17. She is an undergradaute student pursuing two majors, chemistry and economics. She also is a Brookings public policy minor.
June 24, 2019
Stephen M. Miller (Center for Business and Economic Research) published recently “The Micro-Foundations of an Open Economy Money Demand: An Application to the Central and Eastern European Countries,” with Claudia Tiberiu Albulescu, Politehnica University of Timisoara, and Dominique Pépin, University of Poitiers in the Journal of Macroeconomics, in June.
June 18, 2019
John Starkey (Business) taught a BUS 103 class during spring semester that raised $5,003 for charity. The money will benefit five organizations chosen by the students The ALS Association - Nevada Chapter JAG Nevada Spread the Word Nevada Critical Care Comics Forget Me Not Animal Sanctuary Students who participated in this semester's fundraising included Jacob Creed, Vanessa Jackson, Jessica Falline, Korbin Greenwell, Tiffany Kekhaial, Chandrabhanu Kumar, Simon Lamsal, Amberyn Loveday-Kiechler,...
June 17, 2019
Shawn J. McCoy and Nicholas B. Irwin (Economics) presented a paper at the Association of Environmental and Resources Economists 2019 Summer Conference. The paper, "Wildfire Risk, Salience and Housing Development in the Wildland-Urban Interface," examines the linkages between wildfire risk saliency and the rate of residential development in fire-prone landscapes while treating recent wildfires as exogenous shocks to saliency. The work was conducted with Katie Jo Black at Kenyon College.
June 14, 2019
Won-Yong Oh (Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology) and his co-author's case "Netflix: International Expansion," published by Ivey Publishing, is selected as the recipient of the “Annual Best Sellers" award. Ivey publishing, the leader in providing business case studies with a global perspective, announce Top 20 cases that have continuously engaged students and provided opportunities for instructors to deliver key concepts at leading business schools around the world. His case is ranked #...
June 4, 2019
Won-Yong Oh (Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology) and his co-author's article "Sometimes Being Yourself is the Best Globalisation Strategy: Lessons from a K-Pop group, BTS" appeared in the European Business Review, a UK-based leading business magazine. This article discusses lessons that multinational corporation can learn from Bulletproof Boy Scouts (BTS), an all-boy K-Pop group.
May 30, 2019
Stephen M. Miller (Center for Business and Economic Research and Economics) published “Growth Volatility and Inequality in the U.S.: A Wavelet Analysis,” with Shinhye Chang, University of Pretoria; Rangan Gupta, University of Pretoria; and Mark E. Wohar, University of Nebraska at Omaha and Loughborough University in Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications this month. This study applies wavelet coherency analysis to explore the relationship between the U.S. economic growth...
May 6, 2019
Won-Yong Oh (Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology) and his co-authors' paper "MNEs' Corporate Social Responsibility: An Optimal Investment Decision Model" was published in the European Journal of International Management. This study provides a theoretical model that suggests how multinational enterprises (MNEs) should optimally invest in corporate social responsibility (CSR).
May 2, 2019
Dana Angioni (Business) was selected as Student Organization Advisor of the Year at the UNLV Rebel Awards. She advises the Lee Business School Ambassadors, which coordinate the school-wide medallion program. Her commitment to her students and members of the ambassador team enhances the student experience and provides an opportunity for professional growth and development. She has been instrumental in the development, evolution, and expansion of the program since it began in 2010. There are...
April 5, 2019
Danny Siciliano (Accounting) recently received the Spanos Distinguished Teaching Award. The Spanos Award is a prestigious annual teaching award established in 1981 to recognize excellence and innovation in teaching and mentorship. The award is accompanied by a $2,000 stipend.
March 29, 2019
The Harrah College of Hospitality and Lee Business School participated in the 10th anniversary Dean's Cup bowling challenge earlier this month. Winning by only two points, the Hospitality College took home the cup for the third year in a row. More than 100 students, alumni, faculty, and staff participated in the challenge. To commemorate the 10th anniversary, Dean's Cup founders John Peiser, '78 BS Hotel Administration and '07 Master of Hospitality Administration, and Jim Ratigan, '78 BSBA,...
March 26, 2019
Ashley Schobert (Brookings Mountain West, Economics, and Political Science), a student of the Brookings public policy minor program, wrote an opinion editorial, "Single-payer Health Care is a Worthy Goal for the US — Eventually," which was published in the Las Vegas Sun. The piece offers a response to the March 7 campus event, "The Great Debate," which featured members of the UNLV debate team and visiting scholars from the Brookings Institution in a debate on the topic, "Should the U.S....