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KRWG News: Economists Give National and State Forecasts at Local Conference

February 20, 2015, by Steven Romero, Development Officer, via email The College of Business along with Wells Fargo hosted the 4th Annual Economic Outlook Conference on Thursday February 20, 2015, at the Las Cruces Convention Center. With an audience of…
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NMSU partners with Wells Fargo to present economic forecast for 2015

February 5, 2015 by Amanda Bradford, NMSU News Center While the falling price of oil means more money in the pockets of New Mexico’s consumers, it also means less oil and gas revenue in the coffers of the state’s government….
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Shopping season should be merrier this year for retailers, says NMSU researcher

November 25, 2014 by Amanda Bradford, NMSU News Center Retailers could be jingling all the way to the bank this holiday season thanks in part to improved employment numbers and lower gas prices, according to a New Mexico State University…
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KRWG News: What Else Las Cruces Is Doing To Increase Economic Opportunity

KRWG News Published on Nov 23, 2014 The Las Cruces minimum wage debate has thrust the question of economic opportunity and development into city politics. Economic analysts say raising the minimum wage is no silver bullet. Spurring growth and raising…
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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 reinstates National Merit, Hispanic Scholar program

September 3, 2014 by Jocelyn N. Apodaca, NMSU News Center New Mexico State University has reinstated the National Merit Scholarship and Hispanic Scholars Award program after it was discontinued four years ago as part of budgetary cuts associated with the…
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KRWG News: Boosting High Tech In Southern NM Means Faster Commercialization Of University Technology

KRWG News Published on Jul 7, 2014 32 of New Mexico’s fastest growing tech companies saw collective growth of 14% since the recession. That is according to the ‘The Flying 40’, a list that reports on New Mexico’s tech industry…
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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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LC Bulletin: Economists predict light growth

February 28, 2014. Retrieved online March 3, 2014 from Alta LeCompte, Las Cruces Bulletin NMSU hosts economic forum [Excerpts below reprinted with permission: Read the complete Las Cruces Bulletin article] An undecided Eugenio Alemán and a cautiously optimistic Jim Peach…
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