By Sean Golonka/The Nevada Independent

Welcome to the third installment of “Road to Recovery,” a recurring feature that provides semi-regular updates on Nevada economic news and data.

The state’s economy has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Restrictions on public activity have resulted in businesses closures and thousands of lost jobs, and many parts of the economy have yet to return to their pre-pandemic state. As Nevada’s recovery from the pandemic continues, this series will take a closer look at the most important economic indicators across the state.

You can find the latest data on our “Nevada Recovery Dashboard” data page and on Twitter. (Follow Tabitha Mueller for updates on housing data and Howard Stutz for updates on gaming and tourism numbers). Also, feel free to reach out to with any questions.

On Tuesday, economists, state officials and business leaders came together to discuss the future of the Southern Nevada economy, expressing optimism about the recovery at an event hosted by the UNLV Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER). Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Sen.  (D-NV) also virtually delivered remarks focused on the economic impacts of federal legislation. Below, we take a look at the experts’ projections for slowing economic recovery in 2022 and uncertainty about how inflation may change in the coming months.

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