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KRWG News: New Mexico Among States With Highest Measured Levels Of Middle Class Decline

KRWG News Published on Aug 13, 2015 In the last 15 years every state in the country has seen a decline in the middle class. That’s according to a Pew Charitable trust study based on Census Bureau. New Mexico and…
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KRWG News: Local Economist Discusses Ways to Review Minimum Wage Increase

KRWG News Published on Dec 8, 2014 Ammendments in the Las Cruces Minimum Wage Ordinance call for City Council to review the effects of the increase before the next increase moves forward. Jim Peach, Professor of Economics at New Mexico…
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LC Bulletin: Stockholders making money, others not so much

October 3, 2014. Retrieved online October 6, 2014 from Alta LeCompte, Las Cruces Bulletin [Excerpts below reprinted with permission: Read the complete Las Cruces Bulletin article] “Over the last year, the New Mexico economy can be easily compared with the…
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NMSU Business Outlook: September 2014

Advertising, Information and Society (Part 2) Dr. Dennis A. Kopf, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; Dr. Ivonne M. Torres, NMSU The authors’ main goal is to describe a conceptual framework for viewing the Internet as a market for information. Complete Article: Advertising,…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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KRWG News: Small Businesses And The Minimum Wage

KRWG News Published on Mar 19, 2014 I met owner of COAS Books, Mike Beckett, appropriately, in the business section of his downtown store to talk about the minimum wage. “What I know is what it does to me and…
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NMSU Business Outlook: February 2013

Information Asymmetry and Tribal Bonds Gavin Clarkson, Department of Finance As separate sovereign governments, Indian tribes, like state and local governments, have an obligation to improve the lives of their citizens. Unlike state and local governments, however, tribal governments are…
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