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NMSU Business Outlook: July 2014

Please Welcome Dean Hoffman Dr. James Hoffman, a professor and former associate dean in the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University, is the new dean of our College of Business. He taught courses in strategy, management, leadership and information systems for 15 years at Texas Tech, eventually serving as associate dean for MBA Programs and Executive Education. Prior to his time at Tex More »

NMSU Business Outlook: June 2014

The Sales Manager Role in Judgment by Experts Forecasting Dr. Robin T. Peterson, NMSU Forecasters use various methods to estimate future sales. Each method is useful for specific applications and in certain situations. One popular method is judgment by experts, under which seasoned managers and technical specialists make judgment-based forecasts. Complete Article: The Sales Manager Role in More »

KRWG News: Las Cruces Needs Minimum Wage Increase. But By How Much?

KRWG News Published on May 18, 2014 Today, like most days when he is not working a shift at Kohl's Harry Kurgans is sitting in front of his laptop trying to find a better job. "All that was available was part time positions, so having not worked for some years--I was glad to get a anything--just to get back in the work force." Before he came to Las Cruces Kurgans owned and operated More »

NMSU Business Outlook: May 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 »

LC Bulletin: Employment, unemployment climb

May 9, 2014. Retrieved online May 12, 2014 from Brook Stockberger, Las Cruces Bulletin Erickson: Las Cruces jobs going up [Excerpts below reprinted with permission: Read the complete Las Cruces Bulletin article] Despite the fact unemployment rose in March in the Las Cruces area, employment has climbed. How is that possible? New Mexico State University economist Chris Erickson ex More »

KRWG News: Chamber Economic Forum #11, May 8, 2014

KRWG News Published on May 8, 2014 KRWG-TV 's Chamber Economic Forum is a quarterly forum of three business professors from New Mexico State University who cover the national economy, a regional update, the latest on the financial markets and answer questions from the studio audience. Fred Martino is the moderator for the forum and the professors are Dr. Jim Peach, Dr. Chris Erickson and More »

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 »