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Economic Briefing – July 2012

Nevada, like the nation, continues to report mixed economic signals. Jobs are being created, but the unemployment rate remains elevated. More visitors are coming to Nevada, but growth in key gaming metrics has...
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Economic Briefing – June 2012

The world has gotten smaller over the past century. Technology and trade have made nations remarkably dependent on one another. Although the United States has demonstrated resilience in the face of a eurozone...
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Economic Briefing – May 2012

In its most recent release, the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics noted, “Nevada continued to record the highest unemployment rate among the states, 12.0 percent, in March.” The...
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Economic Briefing – April 2012

The relative strength or weakness of Nevada’s economy is largely in the eye of the beholder. There are businesses reporting record profits in 2011, while others struggle just to keep the doors open. There...
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Economic Briefing – March 2012

Economic conditions in Nevada have undoubtedly improved over the past 12 months, although not as quickly as some would like. The state’s employment base expanded by one percent year over year; however, the...