In The News: Lee Business School

Casino.org
June 17, 2022

A prominent economist says that record-setting gasoline prices could impact travel to Las Vegas, especially those who drive from Southern California. But other factors, such as a rebound in conventions and increased numbers of foreign travelers, may help offset potential drops in visitor volume.

New York Times
June 15, 2022

No state was walloped harder by the economic impact of the pandemic, and voters may take out their anger on Democrats.

PBS
June 10, 2022

Prices for almost everything has skyrocketed over the past year. We examine what the high cost of groceries, gas and more means for families and what the future of the Southern Nevada economy looks like.

Marijuana Venture
June 8, 2022

I have become fascinated with cannabis marketing and advertising, and I thought, “Who better to talk to than an internationally recognized marketing and advertising expert?”

Nevada Business
June 1, 2022

Pursuing a career in business has traditionally gone hand-in-hand with a college degree. And, for those pursing a leadership role, an executive education is almost always a requirement. But times have changed and so have the requirements for success in business.

TMCNet
May 31, 2022

Few cities were hit as hard by the pandemic as Las Vegas. The region’s economy - almost entirely dependent on tourism - ground to a halt during the peak of COVID-19. But as more and more people make their way back to Sin City, experts warn of a permanent dip in visitor volume compared to pre-pandemic levels.

Casino.org
May 29, 2022

Close to 100 Washington State motorists took advantage of this holiday weekend’s free gasoline giveaway at Snoqualmie Casino. The limited promotion took place as gasoline prices are setting record highs.

Brookings
May 27, 2022

Over the past year, colleagues at the Brookings Institution and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, have launched a research project that examines shifting inequities in the post-pandemic recovery. Many researchers, including our colleagues, have framed the effects of COVID as a disease and a turbulent economic moment that punctuated a robust economy. Far fewer have appreciated the asymmetries in the lived experiences of the journey back to normalcy, which have largely been defined by racialized identities, chronic marginalization, and the influence of place in shaping these experiences.

Nevada Independent
May 27, 2022

Over two years into the pandemic and its recovery, we now face an entirely new set of facts in the macroeconomy as we face a cooling economy and possibly another recession. Previously, loose monetary and expansionary fiscal policies saved the day for many people. The support for government programs to aid unemployed workers and small businesses proved essential during the recovery process. But, now, policy makers must evaluate a completely changed situation. Labor markets are overheating and employers find it difficult to hire needed workers. Moreover, the inflation dragon, which had been chained up for decades, is on the loose and creating anxiety for consumers, workers, and financial markets.

Nevada Independent
May 27, 2022

Over two years into the pandemic and its recovery, we now face an entirely new set of facts in the macroeconomy as we face a cooling economy and possibly another recession. Previously, loose monetary and expansionary fiscal policies saved the day for many people. The support for government programs to aid unemployed workers and small businesses proved essential during the recovery process. But, now, policy makers must evaluate a completely changed situation. Labor markets are overheating and employers find it difficult to hire needed workers. Moreover, the inflation dragon, which had been chained up for decades, is on the loose and creating anxiety for consumers, workers, and financial markets.

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.