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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.

Economic chart on display
Business and Community | May 30, 2018

Event will offer a first look at CBER’s in-depth analysis of the local, regional, and national economies, and a forecast of what to expect for the rest of 2018.

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Campus News | October 17, 2017

UNLV is ideally placed to assist — and provide — leaders to deal with the challenges of the major urban center that is Las Vegas.

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Campus News | June 2, 2016

A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

John Nguyen deals Show Pai
Business and Community | January 5, 2016

Media coverage from 2015 highlighting research partnerships between UNLV and industry that support regional economic development.

Business and Economic Research In The News

Morning Star
April 1, 2020

There has been only 12 closings for Monterey County homes costing $1.5 million and more as of March 18--typically, that number would have been closer to 30, says real estate broker Andrew Oldham of Compass, who's based in Carmel-by-the-Sea. But now he's seeing extensions, cancellations, and mortgages that are taking longer to process. Some sellers are pulling their properties off the market or even dropping prices. Few new listings are appearing.

SF Gate
March 30, 2020

Just about everyone has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic—and the crisis, according to most experts, is only beginning to play out in many parts of the U.S. America now has the most confirmed COVID-19 cases in the world. And beyond the devastating human toll, an economic one is looming. The unemployment numbers are staggering, and the economy appears to be headed for a recession, if it's not already in one.

Bitterroot
March 27, 2020

It’s hard to imagine a place that stands to lose more during the coronavirus outbreak than Las Vegas. Its economy is built on big gatherings: casinos and concerts, conferences and clubs. According to the Nevada Resort Association, a quarter of all Nevada workers are in the hospitality industry.

Big Think
March 25, 2020

Stephen M. Miller, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, gives insight into how the COVID-19 pandemic impacts American economies.

Casino.org
March 25, 2020

On the low end, Penn National Gaming is burning through $6.4 million daily having just 5.2 months before running out of cash, the report said.

Casino.org
March 25, 2020

On the low end, Penn National Gaming is burning through $6.4 million daily having just 5.2 months before running out of cash, the report said.

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Recent Business and Economic Research Accomplishments

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,...
June 24, 2019
Stephen M. Miller (Center for Business and Economic Research) published recently “The Micro-Foundations of an Open Economy Money Demand: An Application to the Central and Eastern European Countries,” with Claudia Tiberiu Albulescu, Politehnica University of Timisoara, and Dominique Pépin, University of Poitiers in the Journal of Macroeconomics, in...
May 30, 2019
Stephen M. Miller (Center for Business and Economic Research and Economics) published “Growth Volatility and Inequality in the U.S.: A Wavelet Analysis,” with Shinhye Chang, University of Pretoria; Rangan Gupta, University of Pretoria; and Mark E. Wohar, University of Nebraska at Omaha and Loughborough University in Physica A: Statistical...