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Current Business and Economic Research News

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Campus News | June 11, 2020

A collection of stories featuring UNLV’s continued flexibility and adaptability in the face of COVID-19.

Campus News | May 20, 2020

A collection of news stories highlighting the staff and students of UNLV who exemplify what it means to be a Rebel, even from home.

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Business and Community | April 21, 2020

Stephen Miller, director of UNLV's Center for Business and Economic Research, answers tough questions about what is in store for Southern Nevada in the coming months.

Campus News | April 9, 2020

A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV’s response to COVID-19 and faculty experts who have helped the community make sense of the pandemic and its impact to daily life.

Representatives from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians wrap UNLV Marta Meana in a blanket as part of the tribe's gift announcement to the university.
Campus News | March 5, 2020

A collection of news stories from February highlighting the people and research of UNLV.

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Business and Community | June 18, 2019

UNLV Center for Business & Economic Research 2019 Economic Update will include analysis and forecast of local, regional, and national economies; RTC leader will highlight recent transportation innovations.

Business and Economic Research In The News

ZeroHedge
July 6, 2020

As economists around the world try to make sense of the coronavirus pandemic's growth-destroying capacity, a team at Bankrate.com has devised a simple measure of 'economic hardship' to measure how much the outbreak in the US has harmed each state. BR's index comprises measures of unemployment and mortgage delinquencies (two critical signs of personal financial peril) to judge how the people of every state have fared since the outbreak began.

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 24, 2020

Las Vegas’ unemployment rate dipped last month as locals went back to work following the pandemic-sparked shutdowns.

New York Times
May 27, 2020

For decades, the El Cortez Hotel & Casino in downtown Las Vegas has been known for single-deck blackjack.

New York Times
May 27, 2020

For decades, the El Cortez Hotel & Casino in downtown Las Vegas has been known for single-deck blackjack.

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 26, 2020

The two-month casino shutdown in Nevada seems to have an end in sight.

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 26, 2020

Nevada’s April unemployment rate was the highest in state history and the worst of any state in the country, data released Friday show.

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Recent Business and Economic Research Accomplishments

May 6, 2020
Giorgio Canarella (Economics) and Stephen M. Miller (Center for Business and Economic Research) published “Persistence and Cyclical Dynamics of U.S. and U.K. House Prices: Evidence from over 150 Years of Data," along with  Luis A. Gil-Alana, Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain, and Rangan Gupta...
April 24, 2020
Stephen M. Miller (Center for Business and Economic Research) published a paper, "The Time-series Linkages between US Fiscal Policy and Asset Prices," along with co-authors Ghassen El Montasser of the Campus Universitaire de la Manouba, Tunisia; Rangan Gupta of the University of Pretoria, South Africa; and Jooste Charl of the World Bank in Public...
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.
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,...
October 30, 2019
Stephen M. Miller (Center for Business and Economic Research) recently published a paper "Output Decomposition in the Presence of Input Quality Effects: A Stochastic Frontier Approach" in the German Economic Review with Yasmins Rim Limam, Universite de Carthage & IPEG, and Giampaolo Garzarelli, Sapienza – Universita di Roma & IPEG and ...
July 5, 2019
Stephen M. Miller (Center for Business and Economic Research) presented the economic outlook for Nevada on a session, "Western States Economic Forecasts," at the Western Economic Association International conference in San Francisco earlier this month. Presenters were directors of centers for business and economic research and covered Arizona,...