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A New Plan for Economic Diversification in Nevada
A New Plan for Economic Diversification in Nevada

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AIR DATE: November 17, 2011

The key to economic diversification in Nevada is bolstering existing industries like gaming and tourism while at the same time attracting development in new industries like aerospace and defense manufacturing and renewable energy. That's according to a new report presented to Nevada officials by Brookings Mountain West. So how do you achieve true economic diversification? We explore the Brookings' report and if it can put the state on the path of diversification.
 
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Mark Muro, Sr Fellow and Dir of Policy of the Metropolitan Policy Program, The Brookings Inst
Steve Hill, NV Dir of Econ Dev
Bo Bernhard, Exec Dir, UNLV International Gaming Inst
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    Would crisscrossing the state with light rail and then promoting Nevada as an eco-tourism destination put construction workers back to work and increase occupancy at the hotels?
    Sondra CosgroveNov 21, 2011 09:41:34 AM
    Donde esta smart people to work in these diverse industries?
    aunty palinNov 21, 2011 09:28:06 AM
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