April 2008

 Los Angeles Times
Gasoline costs force service firms to raise prices
April 29, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer is quoted in this Los Angeles Times story on how rising gas prices are affecting the service industry.

KNX-AM 1070
Business Hour
April 28, 2008
Stuart Gabriel, a finance professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management and director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate, was interviewed on KNX's "Business Hour" for a piece on the Fed's decision to lower interest rates.

NPR- Marketplace
Author calls for less 'BS' in the office
April 28, 2008
Samuel Culbert, a professor in human resources and organizational behavior at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was a featured guest on NPR's Marketplace discussing his new book titled, "Beyond Bullsh*t."

Management Today (UK)
Microsoft boss hopes for better luck this time
April 25, 2008
UCLA Anderson School of Management Professor Richard Roll's research on the track records of "serial acquirer" chiefs was highlighted in this Management Today (UK) article about Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's acquisition patterns. 

Investor's Business Daily
M&As: Nixing The Wrong Mix
April 25, 2008
Richard Roll, a professor in global economics and management at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in this Investor's Business Daily article detailing the key components of successful mergers and acquisitions in light of Microsoft's recent bid to acquire Yahoo.

USA Today  
Is Microsoft's Ballmer a bad dealmaker?  
April 24, 2008 
UCLA Anderson Professor Richard Roll's research on the track records of "serial acquirer" chiefs was the subject of this USA Today article about Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Roll analyzed Ballmer's recent mergers and acquisitions for the article.

Iowa Public Radio
The Exchange
April 23, 2008
UCLA Anderson School of Management Professor Samuel Culbert was featured on Iowa Public Radio's "The Exchange," in an hour-long discussion about his book called, "Beyond Bullsh*t." The full interview can be heard here.  

UCLA TODAY
"Beyond Bullsh*t" (Stanford University Press, 2008) by Samuel A. Culbert
April 22, 2008
UCLA Anderson Professor Samuel Culbert's book titled, "Beyond Bullsh*t", about the importance of straight-talk in the workplace, was featured in the April 22 issue of UCLA Today.

Los Angeles Times
California sees $4 gasoline up ahead
April 22, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, is quoted in this Los Angeles Times article about rising gas and oil prices in California.

BusinessWeek
Fools Rush in on Earnings Reports
April 21, 2008
The April 21 issue of BusinessWeek features a study conducted by Brett Trueman and David Aboody, professors in accounting at UCLA Anderson School of Management, about price patterns in the stock market.   

Daily News
Service cutbacks looming as budgets to be unveiled
April 21, 2008
Jerry Nickelsburg, an economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, is quoted today in a Daily News article about the plan to unveil Los Angeles city and county budget cuts.

New York Post
Bad Investment
April 20, 2008
UCLA Anderson was mentioned in this New York Post article about the effects of recent Wall Street turmoil on business school recruiting.

Fresno Bee
Spending more, getting less
April 19, 2008
UCLA Anderson Professor Daniel J.B. Mitchell was quoted in this comprehensive article detailing Fresno County's budget problems.

Los Angeles Times
Foreclosure glut further depresses housing prices
April 16, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer was quoted in this Los Angeles Times article about foreclosures and falling home prices in Southern California. 

San Diego Union-Tribune
Median price keeps falling
April 16, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast economist Ryan Ratcliff was quoted in this piece about the median home price drop in San Diego County.

On the Economy
Bloomberg National
April 15, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was featured as a live guest discussing the national housing market and how it plays into the economy.

USA TODAY
What are you going to do with your tax rebate?
April 15, 2008
Shlomo Benartzi, a professor of behavioral finance at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this USA TODAY article about the different ways consumers will spend their tax rebates.

New York Times
Home Buyers Needed
April 14, 2008
The New York Times featured this op-ed piece written by Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, about what the Federal Reserve can do to revive the housing market.

New York Times
A Lender Failed. Did Its Auditor?
April 13, 2008
David Aboody, a professor in accounting at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this New York Times article about accounting firm KPMG's role in New Century Financial's bankruptcy.  

Daily Bruin
Anderson to host global competition
April 11, 2008
The Daily Bruin featured the Global Business Leadership Competition, an international case competition that highlighted the leadership skills of 16 student teams from around the world. The event was hosted by UCLA Anderson School of Management on April 11-12, 2008. 

ABCNews.com
Beverly Hills: Swanky Housing in Denial?
April 10, 2008
Stuart Gabriel, a finance professor at UCLA Anderson and director of the Ziman Center for Real Estate, was quoted in this ABCNews.com article about ongoing development in Beverly Hills' high-end real estate market, despite a national housing slump.

Los Angeles Times
Yahoo and AOL may be joining forces
April 10, 2008
John de Figueiredo, a professor of strategic management at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times article about a potential merger between Yahoo Inc. and AOL.

Daily Bruin
Real estate, business professionals to speak at Crocker Symposium
April 9, 2008
The Benjamin S. Crocker Symposium on Real Estate Law and Business was held at UCLA on April 9, 2008, and was jointly hosted by the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

Los Angeles Times
Southern California beach house prices staying afloat
April 8, 2008
Stuart Gabriel, a finance professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management and director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times article about the effect of the housing downturn on Southern California beach property values.

DealBook: New York Times
Will Deal-Making Chiefs Ever Learn? Maybe.
April 8, 2008
Professor Richard Roll's paper titled, "Learning, Hubris, and Corporate Serial Acquisitions," which studied the track records of "serial acquirer" chiefs, was featured on DealBook, a New York Times' online journal.

Daily Bruin
UCLA students bring home Rice awards
April 8, 2008
A UCLA Anderson School of Management student team brought home two awards from the Rice Business Plan Competition, hosted by Rice University in Texas.

Daily Bruin
This little Bruin went to market
April 8, 2008
UCLA Anderson's Student Investment Fund (SIF) and Bill Cockrum, SIF's faculty lead, are highlighted in this Daily Bruin article.

Newsweek
A Cure For Common B.S.
April 7, 2008 issue
Samuel Culbert is featured in the April 7 issue of Newsweek magazine, in a Q&A section about his new book, "Beyond Bullsh*t."

BusinessWeek
Job Searchers Face a New Reality
April 3, 2008
Eric Mokover, associate dean of career initiatives at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this BusinessWeek Online article detailing tips for MBA students entering the job market.  

MoneyShow.com
Today's Hot Tip: Don't Buy Stocks!
April 3, 2008
Brett Trueman, a professor of accounting at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in Howard Gold's column about the implications of owning individual stocks.

KNX-1070 AM (LA)
Business Hour
April 3, 2008
Sebastian Edwards, professor of international business economics at UCLA Anderson School of Management, discussed the Federal Reserve's decision to assist Bear Stearns on the KNX radio program "Business Hour."

FORTUNE Small Business
How to be an award-winning business
April 3, 2008
Alfred E. Osborne, senior associate dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management, was featured in this reader-response piece on how young companies can become award-winning businesses.

KTLA-TV (LA)
Prime News
April 1, 2008
Paul Habibi, lecturer in real estate at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was interviewed for a KTLA "Prime News" story about apartment rental shortages in Los Angeles.  



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