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As the nation's most-watched sports entertainment event rolls into town, UNLV researchers are available to provide expertise.

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A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV’s dedication to community and research.

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UNLV Center for Business and Economic Research conference to feature forecasts, expert panels focused on the metro area’s unique opportunity for redevelopment.

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A collection of news stories highlighting expert insights, research, and academic achievement.

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News stories from the summer featuring UNLV students and faculty.

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Restaurants across the valley are feeling the pain as fewer and fewer people are dining out.

Voice of America

The Super Bowl, the most anticipated sporting event in the United States, is held in Las Vegas. But how many millions is the Super Bowl expected to generate for the city of the game? And what other impacts can it have?

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As the Super Bowl rolls into town, Las Vegas has completed its journey from Sin City to the sports capital of the US.

Las Vegas Weekly

Las Vegas is doubling down on its new identity as “the Sports and Entertainment Capital of the World,” with emphasis on sports. In the last decade, Las Vegas has welcomed three major league and six minor league sports franchises. In less than eight years, we’ve added T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas Ballpark, Allegiant Stadium and the Dollar Loan Center, with a Major League Baseball stadium on the way. And on the heels of hosting one of the most high-profile racing events in the world, Las Vegas is hosting Super Bowl 58 at Allegiant Stadium on February 11.

CNN

When the deadly coronavirus became a global pandemic in March 2020, indoor public spaces were shuttered and stay-at-home orders were issued to ensure health and safety. In a flash, Nevada saw its leisure and hospitality lifeblood quickly cut off.

CNN

When the deadly coronavirus became a global pandemic in March 2020, indoor public spaces were shuttered and stay-at-home orders were issued to ensure health and safety. In a flash, Nevada saw its leisure and hospitality lifeblood quickly cut off.

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Stephen M. Miller (Economics; Center for Business and Economic Research) presented the outlook for the Southern Nevada economy to the Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, Oct. 26 at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino. The presentation was followed by a Q&A.
Stephen M. Miller (Economics; Center for Business and Economic Research) published “Estimating U.S. housing price network connectedness: Evidence from dynamic Elastic Net, Lasso, and ridge vector autoregressive models" in the International Review of Economics and Finance with David Gabauer, Academy of Data Science in Finance, Vienna, Austria and…
Andrew Woods, Stephen Miller, Jinju Lee, graduate student John Magee, and graduate student Zahra Moradpour (all Center for Business and Economic Research) recently won the 2022 Award of Excellence in Print Publications for the center's Population Forecast 2020-2060 from the Association for University Business and Economic Research (AUBER).…
Stephen M. Miller (Center for Business and Economic Research, Economics) published an article, “Does real interest rate parity really work? Historical evidence from a discrete wavelet perspective,’ with Mahdi Ghaemi Asl, Kharazmi University; Giorgio Canarella, California State University Los Angeles; and Hamid Reza Tavakkoli, Imam Sadiq University…
Stephen M. Miller (Business and Economic Research) and Heni Boubaker, Institute of High Commercial Studies (IHEC) of Sousse, Giorgio Canarella, (emeritus) University of California, Los Angeles, and Rangan Gupta, University of Pretoria, published: "A Hybrid ARFIMA Wavelet Artificial Neural Network Model for DJIA Index Forecasting" in Computational…
Stephen M. Miller and Andrew Woods (both Center for Business and Economic Research) published a paper, "A Tale of Two Cities Diversifying Economies," in The Regulatory Review on August 15, 2022. The paper considers a case study of differences in economic development processes between Las Vegas and Reno. For many years, policymakers and analysts…