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NMSU Business Outlook: April 2014

A Short Note to New Subscribers Welcome new subscribers! NMSU Business Outlook is a free, monthly online publication sponsored by NMSU’s College of Business. Its primary audience is business practitioners and laypersons. If you prefer not to receive these alert emails, which link to each new issue, please contact me at mhyman@nmsu.edu and I’ll remove your email address from the subscriber More »

LC Bulletin: Digging deeper-Economists look at wages

April 4, 2014. Retrieved online April 7, 2014 from Bulletin Staff Report , Las Cruces Bulletin Recent studies, policy alternatives studied alternatively [Excerpts below reprinted with permission: Read the complete Las Cruces Bulletin article] Economists discussing the minimum wage are a bit like Aggie and Lobo fans looking to the season ahead. They see different pictures. Economists, h More »

NMSU Business Outlook: March 2014

A Short Note to New Subscribers Welcome new subscribers! NMSU Business Outlook is a free, monthly online publication sponsored by NMSU’s College of Business. Its primary audience is business practitioners and laypersons. If you prefer not to receive these alert emails, which link to each new monthly issue, please contact me at mhyman@nmsu.edu and I’ll remove your email address from the subs More »

NMSU Business Outlook: February 2014

A Short Note to New Subscribers Welcome new subscribers! NMSU Business Outlook is a free, monthly online publication sponsored by NMSU’s College of Business. It’s written for business practitioners and laypersons like you. If you prefer not to receive these subscriber emails, which link to each new monthly issue, please contact me at mhyman@nmsu.edu and I’ll remove your email address from More »

KRWG News: Economist: Wage Increase Not Significant Problem

KRWG News Published on Jan 29, 2014 (LAS CRUCES) -- Economics professor at NMSU Chris Erickson taught for years that a minimum wage increase would hurt businesses. For the first time, he is changing that statement. "An increase in the minimum wage appears to have almost no impact on employment." President Obama said in his State of the Union Address that he would issue an exec More »

NMSU Business Outlook: January 2014

A Short Note to New Subscribers Welcome new subscribers! NMSU Business Outlook is a free, monthly online publication sponsored by NMSU’s College of Business. It’s written for business practitioners and laypersons like you. If you prefer not to receive these subscriber emails, which link to each new monthly issue, please contact me at mhyman@nmsu.edu and I’ll remove your email address from More »

NMSU Business Outlook: December 2013

Visit our new NMSUBO homepage Is There a New Mexico Brain Drain? Dr. Jim Peach, NMSU Mr. David Saucedo de la Fuente, NMSU A brain drain is said to occur when highly educated and highly skilled people leave their native region to pursue opportunities elsewhere. Discussion and analysis of a brain drain and its consequences usually occur in an international context, but in a large nat More »

LCSN: More and more stores are opening on Thanksgiving

November 16, 2013. Retrieved online November 20, 2013 from Brook Stockberger, Las Cruces Sun-News [Excerpts below reprinted with permission: Read the complete Las Cruces Sun-News article] LAS CRUCES >> Thanksgiving used to be a day for family, digestion, football and, for many, planning the next day's shopping adventure. After all, Black Friday --the day after Thanksgiving -- has long bee More »