Accomplishments: Lee Business School

February 13, 2020
Won-Yong Oh (Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology) wrote a case study that has been published by Case Centre, the U.K.-based leading publisher distributing business case studies globally. The title of the case is "Fast Retailing: Uniqlo's Expansion into the USA." It describes the key challenges that Uniqlo, a Japanese fast-fashion company, faces in the U.S. retail market.
February 12, 2020
Eda Anlamlier (Marketing and International Business) received the Undergraduate Research Mentor award from UNLV's office of undergraduate research for her ongoing work in advancing quality research and mentoring students on campus — two initiatives directly linked to the Top Tier initiative.
January 28, 2020
Stephen M. Miller (Center for Business and Economic Resarch) recently published a paper titled "Is Real Per Capita State Personal Income stationary? New Nonlinear, Asymmetric Panel‐Data Evidence" in the Bulletin of Economic Research with co-authors Furkan Emirmahmutoglu, Rangan Gupta, and Tolga Omay. This paper appears in the January issue.
January 21, 2020
Ian McDonough (Economics) recently presented his research on racial/ethnic disparities in food security to the Nevada Governor's Council on Food Security. He discussed the well-documented gaps in food security rates between non-Hispanic white households and minority households both nationally and in Nevada and his recently published work on racial/ethnic disparities in the underlying dynamics governing household-level food security.
December 12, 2019
Vivek Sah (Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies) served as faculty advisor to real estate majors Janet Clark and Ruidong Luo who finished third in the University of Maryland's 2019 National Colvin Case Study Challenge. The Challenge is a national intercollegiate real estate case study competition where students document recent innovative real estate projects within the team's metropolitan region. This year 26 universities that participated, and the final four presented in front of judges on...
December 12, 2019
John Starkey (Business) taught a section of BUS 103 - First Year Seminar: Business Connections during the fall semester that raised more than $5,000 for charity. Additionally, each student did several hours of community service for a variety of organizations. The non-profit organizations that benefited from the time and money donated by the students include Pawtastic Friends, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada, Help of Southern Nevada/Shannon West Homeless Youth Shelter, and Dress for...
December 9, 2019
Won-Yong Oh (Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology) and his co-authors' book chapter, "MNEs’ Sustainability Challenges and Corporate Social Responsibility in Emerging Markets: The Case of Amway," was published in a book titled Sustainable Economy and Emerging Markets, published by Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. This chapter describes how corporate social responsibility (CSR) can play an important role in helping multinational enterprises (MNEs) gain legitimacy and overcome...
December 4, 2019
Stephen M. Miller (Center for Business and Economic Research) published a paper, "U.S. Fiscal Policy and Asset Prices: The Role of Partisan Conflict," in the December issue of the International Review of Finance with  Rangan Gupta, University of Pretoria; Chi Keung Marco Lau, University of Huddersfield; and Mark E. Wohar, University of Nebraska, Omaha, and Loughborough University. This paper adds to the literature on the relationships between fiscal policy and asset prices in the U.S. economy...
November 25, 2019
Won-Yong Oh (Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology) wrote a case study that has been published by Case Centre, the U.K.-based leading publisher distributing business case studies globally. The title of the case is "Cathay Pacific Airways: Competitive Challenges." It describes the key challenges that Cathay Pacific Airways, the flag carrier of Hong Kong, faces, such as a financial loss from fuel hedges, a rise of low-cost carriers, and increased international competition.    
November 8, 2019
Mary Blankenship (Chemistry and Economics) recently was featured as a guest columnist in the Las Vegas Sun. In her piece, Blankenship discusses what Nevada can do to incentivize renewable energy. The piece was originally published Oct. 26. She is an undergraduate student pursuing two majors, chemistry and economics. She also is a Brookings public policy minor.
November 6, 2019
Nicholas B. Irwin (Economics) has co-authored two chapters that appeared in a new book, Science for the Sustainable City: Empirical Insights from the Baltimore School of Urban Ecology which synthesizes 20 years of research in the greater Baltimore region as part of long-running National Science Foundation Long-Term Ecological Research network that integrates natural and social sciences together as a single system. The first chaper is entitled "Effects of Disamenties and Amenities on Housing...
November 5, 2019
Richard Darnold (Business) was issued Patent No. 10,039,240: "Device for Monitoring and Controlling Water Flow." The patent provides for a system of monitoring water flow in irrigation systems by learning through volume, frequency and pressure and can determine deviations from norms when there is break in the system.