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What everyone in the world wants is a good job.

In a provocative book for business and government leaders, Gallup Chairman Jim Clifton describes how this undeniable fact will affect all leadership decisions as countries wage war to produce the best jobs.

Leaders of countries and cities, Clifton says, should focus on creating good jobs because as jobs go, so does the fate of nations. Jobs bring prosperity, peace, and human development -- but long-term unemployment ruins lives, cities, and countries.

Preview Las Vegas, an economic forecasting event presented by the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for Thursday at the Thomas & Mack Center Cox Pavilion at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Mark Schill of Praxis Strategy Group crunched the numbers for us to determine the changes in STEM employment from 2001 to 2012 in the 51 largest metropolitan statistical areas.
For the past 15 years, Tom Skancke has been all about transportation. Plugged in as owner of a public affairs and political consulting company, Skancke was hired by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority to lobby for Southern Nevada’s tourism interests, particularly on highway projects that could bring Southern California tourists to the valley more efficiently.

Experts share ideas with business leaders on boosting tourism and jobs.

Las Vegas is a city that doesn't look back.

It's a town where once-grand hotels and resorts disappear in an instant, leaving the desert to be scraped clean for the next big thing...

Preview speaker Jeremy Aguero of Applied Analysis gives his take on the boom years on KNPR's State of Nevada.

Listen to keynote speaker Richard Florida's interview with KNPR on Vegas' opportunities.

RIchard Florida gives a sneak peek at some of the topics he'll be delving into at Preview Las Vegas to the LasVegas Review-Journal.

Dr. Robert Lang joins KNPR for a discussion on how infrastructure plays a key role in long-term development in Southern Nevada.