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Current Business News

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Campus News | May 17, 2022

UNLV Global Entrepreneurship Experience students travel abroad after a two-year international travel hiatus.

UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield at commencement
People | May 10, 2022

UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.

UNLV Football players entering Allegiant Stadium
Campus News | May 2, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.

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Business and Community | April 20, 2022

Following rapid local economic growth in 2021, UNLV economists forecast continued recovery in 2022 before regressing slightly in 2023.
 

UNLV's first conference tournament championship—and automatic bid to the NCAA Championship—since winning the Big West in 1994. It will be the Lady Rebels first NCAA tournament appearance since 2002. March 9, 2022 (Josh Hawkins/UNLV)
Campus News | April 1, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.

Aerial image of UNLV academic mall
Campus News | March 29, 2022

UNLV Boyd Law School has 13 top 100 programs, including No. 1 ranking for legal writing. 

Business In The News

Casino.org
May 14, 2022

Las Vegas-bound casino visitors face among the highest gasoline prices in the US. This could impact the number of visitors and COVID recovery in the gambling capital.

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 7, 2022

Eliza Trowbridge was already concerned about high gas prices earlier this spring when she realized someone had damaged her car while trying to siphon gas from it.

KSNV-TV: News 3
April 28, 2022

With recent dire warnings of a recession from major banking institutions like Deutsche Bank and Bank of America, Las Vegas could feel the impact of a downturn on a larger scale than other metropolitan areas with more diversified economies.

KNPR News
April 27, 2022

Soaring prices for gas, food, housing and construction supplies continue to hammer Nevadans.

Voice of America
April 26, 2022

The high inflation rate and the disproportionate increase in property prices could trigger a new mortgage bubble in the United States, according to some sectors. Adriana Arevalo has the report.

Carson Now
April 25, 2022

Inflation was top of mind for economists and housing experts on Wednesday, as they shared their predictions for the future of the national and Southern Nevada economy at an event hosted by the UNLV Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER).

Business Experts

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Recent Business Accomplishments

May 14, 2022
G Liu (Finance) and Manoj Sharma (Social and Behavioral Health) presented an interdisciplinary poster entitled, “Effect of Fear of Missing Out in Cryptocurrencies and Meme Stocks in a University Population” at the 15th annual Nevada State Conference on Problem Gambling held in Las Vegas earlier this month. Liu, a graduate student, secured a grant…
May 9, 2022
Vivek Sah and Shawn McCoy (both Economics), along with their co-author Luis Lopez from University of Illinois, Chicago have had their paper, "Steering Consumers to Lenders in Residential Real Estate Markets" accepted at Real Estate Economics, the top real estate journal with an impact factor of 3.41. The journal is recognized as "A-" in the Lee…
May 4, 2022
Emir Malikov (Economics), together with his former doctoral advisee, Jingfang Zhang who is currently at the University of Kentucky, co-authored an article, "Off-Balance Sheet Activities and Scope Economies in U.S. Banking," that has been accepted at the Journal of Banking & Finance, an A-level journal on the Lee Business School journal list.…
May 2, 2022
Giorgio Canarella (Economics) is co-author of a paper, "Topology Identification in Distribution System via Machine Learning Algorithms," that appears in Plos One. This paper contributes to the literature on topology identification (TI) in distribution networks and, in particular, on change detection in switching devices’ status. The lack of…
April 27, 2022
Yong Li (Troesh Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation) and co-author Jing Li (Simon Fraser University) recently won the Case Centre's best case award for the Strategy and General Management category in 2022 for their case, Amazon Goes Global 2020. The case covers Amazon’s global strategy in the last two decades, with a focus on entry timing…
April 6, 2022
Olivia Cheche (Political Science, Brookings Mountain West, The Lincy Institute), Peter Grema (Economics, Brookings Mountain West, The Lincy Institute), Blanca Peña (Criminal Justice), and Nicole Thomas (Educational Psychology, Leadership, and Higher Education) co-wrote a recent Op-Ed titled, "Students, Taxpayers Once Again Robbed by Higher…