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Faculty Media Impact Project ranks University as a top school in faculty outreach
December 6, 2013 • By Annie Conway
Of economics departments ranked, University of Nevada, Reno topped the list.
Eadington, world-renowned gaming economist, dies at 67
February 12, 2013 • By Brandon Stewart
Bill Eadington, one of the University's longest serving and most prolific professors, died Monday at his home in Crystal Bay, Nev. He was 67.
Canada's leading public policy think-tank names John Dobra senior fellow
October 12, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
Fraser Institute chooses Dobra, who has been at the University for 32 years, for his expertise in natural resource economics.
University of Nevada, Reno Professor Bill Eadington receives national award
July 6, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
Economics Professor Bill Eadington, will be recognized next week by The National Council on Problem Gambling for his lifetime of work addressing problem gambling.
What is the value of a green card?
February 21, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
Just what does it mean to get a green card? To some applicants, about $1,000 each month, according to recent research by associate professor Sankar Mukhopadhyay.
Korean ambassador visits northern Nevada Dec. 1
November 28, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
The Ambassador from the Republic of Korea to the United States and the former Ambassador from the United States to the Republic of Korea visit campus Dec. 1.
Saving the Great Basin through collaboration
November 4, 2011 • By John Trent
Running from Nov. 7-9, the Great Basin Consortium conference will be held at the Joe Crowley Student Union.
Economics professor to discuss jobs and deficit at U.S. Capitol
November 1, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
Elliott Parker has been invited to meet in Washington, D.C. with the Senate Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee to discuss job creation and deficit reduction.
Economics Professor Bill Eadington to be inducted into Gaming Hall of Fame
October 25, 2011 • Staff Report
The American Gaming Association’s will induct Economics Professor Bill Eadington into the Gaming Hall of Fame in Las Vegas on Nov. 1.
University departments celebrate a century of teaching
October 18, 2011 • By Tiffany Moore
This year, the University of Nevada, Reno departments of economics and sociology celebrate 100 years of instructing students.
Public invited to Yuri Okina presentations
September 8, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the Departments of Economics and Sociology, Yuri Okina, one of Japan’s leading female economists, will present on campus.
Public invited to Dan Ariely presentation, “Predictably Irrational”
August 26, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
New York Times bestselling author discusses how to understand our irrational tendencies and how people act in the marketplace.
Economist refutes conventional wisdom about minimum-wage earners
June 6, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
In an in-depth study of adults who earn minimum wage, University economist Bradley R. Schiller answers the question that policymakers have been asking for years.
Nevada econ professor incorporates YouTube into textbook
January 20, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
If you want to try to better understand the economy, ask University of Nevada, Reno Economics Professor Brad Schiller. He wrote the book on it, literally.
School voucher program increased graduation rates
June 28, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
With the effectiveness of school vouchers a hot topic of debate, researchers from the University of Nevada, Reno, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Chile have completed a lengthy study on the effects of Chile’s school reforms in 1981.
Books in the home as important as parents’ education level
May 24, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
Whether rich or poor, residents of the United States or China, illiterate or college graduates, parents who have books in the home increase the level of education their children will attain.
Students measure University’s economic impact
May 20, 2009 • By Guia Del Prado
Two environmental and resource economics majors wrote a timely and influential paper that measures the impact of the University’s expenditures on the local economy.
Eadington nets new honor for gaming expertise
December 9, 2008 • By Skyler Dillon
On Dec. 10, the University of Macau will recognize Bill Eadington's contributions to the gaming community as well as to his students by conferring on him the title of Doctor of Business Administration honoris causa.
The world isn't always how it appears
May 13, 2008 • By Jill Stockton
As she graduates, business student Tiana Bowlen will remember sag advise from her mentor.