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Campus News | December 8, 2021

A collection of news stories featuring research and accomplishment at UNLV.

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Business and Community | November 9, 2021

After a devastating hit to the local economy in 2020 and rapid growth in 2021, UNLV economists forecast a bright future - if pandemic conditions continue to improve.

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Business and Community | October 14, 2021

Nov. 9 event to provide economic forecast for 2022 along with in-depth analysis about what’s to come for Southern Nevada.

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Campus News | September 7, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting community and perseverance at UNLV.

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Campus News | August 4, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting research, health, and community at UNLV.

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Business and Community | July 21, 2021

Annual population forecast from UNLV’s Center for Business and Economic Research predicts 3.38 million local residents by 2060.

Business and Economic Research In The News

KSNV-TV: News 3
January 10, 2022

UNLV Economics Professor Stephen Miller says it shows a shift in the market.

Newsweek
December 27, 2021

KFC was slammed on TikTok after touting an $11 per hour supervisor job at a Las Vegas drive-thru window amid a national labor shortage and a debate about minimum wage.

Las Vegas Weekly
December 16, 2021

Picture a stereotypical big city. Consider all the things that make it so: tall residential and office buildings with street-facing restaurants and retail; huge public gathering spaces in the city core, where festivals (and protests) can take place; beloved institutions, like sports teams, local nightlife districts and museums; and lots and lots of people, riding to and from these things on commuter rail.

 

The Nevada Independent
December 13, 2021

Certainly, anyone who recently filled up a gas tank (up 49.6 percent from a year ago), bought a Thanksgiving turkey (up 24 percent), or did a little holiday shopping this past month (up 5 to 17 percent) is feeling the pinch of rapidly rising prices.

The Nevada Independent
December 13, 2021

Certainly, anyone who recently filled up a gas tank (up 49.6 percent from a year ago), bought a Thanksgiving turkey (up 24 percent), or did a little holiday shopping this past month (up 5 to 17 percent) is feeling the pinch of rapidly rising prices.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
December 9, 2021

Small business owners around the valley continue to face hiring problems after being closed for a time due to the pandemic.

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Recent Business and Economic Research Accomplishments

June 23, 2021
Stephen M. Miller (Economics and Center for Business and Economic Research), along with Zhilan Feng of Clarkson University, and Dogan Tirtiroglu of Ryerson University published "U.S. REIT Industry Profitability: A Bennet Decomposition of Industry Dynamics" in International Journal of Strategic Property Management. This paper considers the…
January 13, 2021
Giorgio Canarella and Stephen M. Miller (both Economics & Center for Business and Economic Research) published their paper “Dynamic Asymmetric Optimal Portfolio Allocation between Energy Stocks and Energy Commodities: Evidence from Clean Energy and Oil and Gas Companies,” with Mahdi Ghaemi Asl, Kharazmi University, in Resources Policy. This…
December 9, 2020
Stephen M. Miller (Center for Business and Economic Research) published “125 Years of Time-Varying Effects of Fiscal Policy on Financial Markets," with Hardick A. Marfatia, Northeastern Illinois University, and Rangan Gupta, University of Pretoria. This paper examines the effect of fiscal policy on financial markets over a pan of 125 years. Unlike…
December 2, 2020
Stephen M. Miller (Center for Business and Economic Research and Economics) earlier this year published “The Time-series Linkages Between U.S. Fiscal Policy and Asset Prices” in Public Finance Review, along with Ghassen El Montasser, Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Tunis; Rangan Gupta, University of Pretoria; and Jooste Charl, University of…
November 16, 2020
Giorgio Canarella and Stephen M. Miller both (Economics and Center for Business and Economic Research) published their paper, "Long-Memory Modeling and Forecasting: Evidence from the U.S. Historical Series of Inflation" in Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics with coauthors Heni Boubaker, Rabat Business School, and Rangan Gupta,…
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…