April 2009

U.S. News & World Report
Our Long Labor Recession
Capital Commerce
May 1, 2009
The UCLA Anderson Forecast is cited in the May 1 issue of U.S. News & World Report's "Capital Commerce" column about unemployment and the recession.

The Atlantic
The Gift-Card Economy
May 2009
The May 2009 issue of The Atlantic magazine features a behavioral study co-authored by Suzanne Shu,
assistant professor of marketing at UCLA Anderson, about situations in which people exercise too much self-control. Shu and Edward Leamer, professor of global economics and management at UCLA Anderson, are quoted.

AACSB International
eNewsline
April/May 2009
Dean Judy Olian is highlighted in the April/May 2009 issue of AACSB International eNewsline for her impact on the direction of management education.

LiveMint.com
Grads from B-schools abroad look homewards, launch firms
April 29, 2009
Dean Judy Olian was quoted on LiveMint.com, a business news site affiliated with the Wall Street Journal, in an article about Indian b-school grads returning home to start new ventures.

Daily Bruin
Panel discusses new, changing field
April 28, 2009
The Daily Bruin reported on a UCLA Sports & Entertainment Business Network event, held April 18-19, about the future of sports marketing and entertainment. Nelson Gayton, executive director of the UCLA Entertainment and Media Management Institute, was quoted.

Financial Times
A word in your ear
April 26, 2009
The Financial Times reported on UCLA Anderson's new method of receiving application essays in audio format. Mae Jennifer Shores, assistant dean and director of admissions at UCLA Anderson, was quoted.

East Valley Tribune (Arizona)
Motive lacking in Stapley land deals
April 25, 2009
Paul Habibi, a lecturer in real estate at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in an Arizona East Valley Tribune story about a land deal controversy involving a county supervisor in Arizona.

Forbes.com
A Banking System We Can Trust
April 23, 2009
Forbes.com featured an opinion piece co-authored by Edward Leamer, professor of global economics and management at UCLA Anderson, where he proposes a new type of banking system.

Bloomberg
Harvard's Peso Doctor Vindicated as Chile Currency Evades Slump
April 23, 2009
Sebastian Edwards, professor of international business economics at UCLA Anderson, is quoted in a Bloomberg article about Chilean Finance Minister Andres Velasco and the rise in value of the Chilean peso.

La Opinion
Embargos aumentan sin control
April 23, 2009
Stuart Gabriel, director of the Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA and Arden Realty Chair and professor of finance at UCLA Anderson, is quoted in a La Opinion piece about dropping California home prices.

Wall Street Journal Online
Advice: Connecting With Other Job Hunters
April 22, 2009
WallStreetJournal.com featured a Q&A with Kathy Ullrich, UCLA Anderson's associate director of career services, about the importance of networking with follow job seekers.

News-Leader (Springfield, Missouri)
OACAC to begin I CAN child health program
April 22, 2009
The News-Leader (Springfield, Missouri) reported on the UCLA/Johnson & Johnson Health Care Institute's literacy training program, called I Can Help My Child Stay Healthy, which recently received a $1.1 million grant as part of the program's national rollout.

Bloomberg
California, Florida Metropolitan Areas Lead in Foreclosures
April 22, 2009
Edward Leamer, professor of global economics and management at UCLA Anderson, is quoted in a Bloomberg article about foreclosure and unemployment rates across the United States.

Times of India
'It's hands-on'
April 20, 2009
The Times of India published an interview with UCLA Anderson MBA ('10) student Shruti Bhat about her experience of studying abroad.

Newsweek
It Doesn't Have To Hurt
April 20, 2009
"Save More Tomorrow" 401(k) proposal is featured in the April 20 issue of Newsweek magazine in a guest column written by Richard Thaler, co-author of the 401(k) plan.

California Real Estate Journal
Anderson Forecast: Stimulus Money Not Targeted or Timely
April 20, 2009
The California Real Estate Journal reports findings from the March 2009 UCLA Anderson Forecast, which predicted rising unemployment nationally and in California through at least 2010. Edward Leamer, professor of global economics and management at UCLA Anderson and Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist at the UCLA Anderson Forecast, are quoted.

UCLA Today
Building 1,000 homes for the homeless
April 20, 2009
UCLA Today reported on a Richard S. Ziman Center event called "Homelessness Solutions Learning Day," which took place at UCLA Anderson on April 10, 2009.

Smart Money
Stretch Your Nest Egg: Finding the Right Advice
April 20, 2009
Shlomo Benartzi, professor and co-chair of the behavioral decision-making group at UCLA Anderson, is quoted in a Smart Money article about his "Save More Tomorrow" 401(k) program that would help employees manage their retirement plans.

Los Angeles Business Journal
Investors Prepare to Dine On Distressed Properties
April 20, 2009
Paul Habibi, a lecturer in real estate at UCLA Anderson, is quoted in a Los Angeles Business Journal story about investors capitalizing on the troubled commercial real estate market.

The Times (South Africa)
The art of persuasion: Yes! By Noah Goldstein, Steve Martin & Robert Cialdini
April 18, 2009
The Times (South Africa) published a review of UCLA Anderson assistant professor of human resources and organizational behavior Noah Goldstein's co-authored book titled "Yes! 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to be Persuasive."

San Francisco Chronicle
State unemployment rate highest since 1941
April 18, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist at the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in a San Francisco Chronicle article about unemployment in California.

Associated Press
Calif unemployment rate soars to 11.2 percent
April 17, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist at the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in an Associated Press story about the state's unemployment rate

Los Angeles Times
Mixed signals in housing market
April 17, 2009
Edward Leamer, professor of global economics and management at UCLA Anderson, is quoted in a Los Angeles Times story pointing to signs of stability in single-family home construction.

California Apparel News
Economic Recovery Will Be Slow in Coming This Year
April 17, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist at the UCLA Anderson Forecast, is quoted in the California Apparel News about the recession and unemployment in California.

Orange County Register
Diversity, high-tech the hallmarks of O.C. manufacturing
April 16, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist at the UCLA Anderson Forecast, is quoted in an Orange County Register article about Orange County's manufacturing industry.

LA Weekly
Last Night: Hollywood 2.0 - Welcome to Your New Media Overlords
April 16, 2009
LA Weekly reported on the "Hollywood 2.0 Panel," hosted by the UCLA Anderson Entrepreneurs Association and Scripped.com, which discussed the future of the Hollywood studio system in light of user-generated entertainment websites.

Associated Press
Firm: SoCal median home price stable since January
April 16, 2009
Stuart Gabriel, director of the Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA and Arden Realty Chair and professor of finance at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in an Associated Press article about Southern California median home prices.

Los Angeles Times
Southern California home prices may be stabilizing
April 16, 2009
Edward Leamer, professor of global economics and management at UCLA Anderson, is quoted in a Los Angeles Times story about stabilizing home prices in Southern California.

KFWB-AM 980 (CBS) Hollywood
News
April 16, 2009
Edward Leamer, professor of global economics and management at UCLA Anderson, was interviewed on KFWB-AM News about the real estate market.

China Daily
Matson adds Xiamen to port call
April 15, 2009
Christopher Tang, the Edward W. Carter Chair in Business Administration and professor of decisions, operations, and technology management at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in a China Daily piece about a U.S.-based shipping company that is expanding its services in China.

TIME
Recession Psychology: We Will Spend Again
April 15, 2009
An article in Time magazine featured a co-authored study by Noah Goldstein, assistant professor of human resources and organizational behavior at UCLA Anderson, about how people respond when witnessing others exercise self control.

Daily Bruin
Panel to discuss new media in Hollywood
April 15, 2009
A story in the Daily Bruin previewed an upcoming "Hollywood 2.0 Panel" hosted by the UCLA Anderson Entrepreneurs Association and Scripped.com, to discuss the future of the Hollywood studio system in light of user-generated entertainment websites.

The Sydney Morning Herald
Economic jitters bring out the litter bugs
April 15, 2009
Edward Leamer, professor of global economics and management at UCLA Anderson, is quoted in a Sydney Morning Herald article about the impact of the economic crisis on the amount of waste product.

KNX-AM 1070 (CBS) Los Angeles
Business Hour
April 14, 2009
The KNX-AM radio show "Business Hour" interviewed Dean Judy Olian about the UCLA Anderson distinguished speaker panel on executive compensation.

California Real Estate Journal
Ziman's Gifts Continue
April 13, 2009
The California Real Estate Journal reported on Richard S. Ziman's $1 million
gift toward UCLA Anderson's $100 million fundraising campaign.

New York Times
April 9, 2009
Sanford Jacoby, professor of human resources and organizational behavior at UCLA Anderson, was highlighted in The New York Times as one of 180 recipients of the 2009 Guggenheim Fellowship. Jacoby will use the fellowship to conduct a historical and comparative study of how labor movements in industrial nations have shaped financial markets and corporate governance through regulatory efforts and strategic use of pension assets.

Los Angeles Times
Builder Pulte Homes to buy Centex
April 9, 2009
Stuart Gabriel, director of the Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA and professor of finance at UCLA Anderson, is quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about home builder Pulte Homes Inc.'s $1.3 billion acquisition of rival Centex Corp.

Value News Network
Eye on the Markets
April 8, 2009
The Value News Network reported on the UCLA/Johnson & Johnson Health Care Institute's literacy training program, called "I Can Help My Child Stay Healthy", which recently received a $1.1 million grant as part of the program's national rollout.

KMOX-AM 1120 (CBS) St. Louis
Your Turn with Ralph Graczak
April 7, 2009
Assistant professor of marketing at UCLA Anderson Suzanne Shu's study on how consumers are influenced by the sense of touch was highlighted on the KMOX-AM (CBS St. Louis) radio program "Your Turn with Ralph Graczak."

KPCC-FM 89.3 Los Angeles
Air Talk with Larry Mantle: Loan Modifications Fail to Stem Foreclosure Crisis
Paul Habibi, a lecturer on real estate at UCLA Anderson, was interviewed on Southern California Public Radio program "Air Talk with Larry Mantle" about the effectiveness of President Obama's loan modification program.

Hispanic Outlook
More M.B.A. Seekers Choosing Outside the U.S.
April 6, 2009
Mae Jennifer Shores, assistant dean and director of MBA admissions and financial aid at UCLA Anderson, is quoted in Hispanic Outlook magazine in an article about prospective MBA students considering schools outside the United States due to the touch economic climate.

BNET.com
The Real Lesson from the Mess at GM and Chrysler
April 6, 2009
A study by Sanford Jacoby, professor of human resources and organizational behavior at UCLA Anderson, about GM shareholder payouts was cited in a BNET.com article outlining the problems at GM and Chrysler.

Smart Money
Can't Get a Mortgage? Rent to Own
April 6, 2009
Stuart Gabriel, Director of the Ziman Center for Real Estate and professor of finance at UCLA Anderson, is quoted in a Smart Money article about the rising popularity of "rent to own" options for sellers and home builders.

Las Vegas Sun
How did so many experts get their forecasts so wrong?
April 5, 2009
David Shulman, senior economist at the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in a Las Vegas Sun article about precautionary signs that pointed to the current economic crisis.

TIME
Want to Save Some Money? Shop Without Touching
April 3, 2009
TIME reported on a co-authored study by Suzanne Shu, assistant professor of marketing at UCLA Anderson, who found that consumers who touch products are more likely to pay more money for them. The study, which will be published in the October 2009 issue of the Journal of Consumer Research, was also featured on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC).

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
If you don't want to buy, don't touch: shopping study
April 3, 2009

USA Today
Close ties bind CEOs, boards of troubled TARP companies 
April 3, 2009
USA Today reported on a study by Geoffrey Tate and Cesare Fracassi, a doctoral candidate at UCLA Anderson, on the social and professional ties between companies' CEOs and members of their boards of directors.

Cincinnati Enquirer
Generous pensions in deep hole
April 3, 2009
Dan Mitchell, professor of human resources and organizational behavior, was quoted in a Cincinnati Enquirer article about a Cincinnati program that allows public employees to borrow against their retirement benefits.

Daily Bruin
Anderson hosts international business competition
April 3, 2009
The Daily Bruin reported on UCLA Anderson's Global Business Leadership Challenge -featuring twelve teams from business schools around the world- that took place at UCLA Anderson on April 3-4, 2009.

UCLA Today
Low-income parents learn to treat children's common ailments
April 3, 2009
UCLA Today reported on the UCLA/Johnson & Johnson Health Care Institute's literacy training program, called "I Can Help My Child Stay Healthy", which received a $1.1 million grant as part of the program's national rollout.

KNX-AM 1070 (CBS) Los Angeles
Business Hour
April 2, 2009
Stuart Gabriel, Director of the Ziman Center for Real Estate and professor of finance at UCLA Anderson, was interviewed on KNX "Business Hour" about the Ziman Center's upcoming "Homelessness Solutions Learning Day," to take place at UCLA Anderson on April 10, 2009.

UCLA Today
Jamie McCourt's course is a home run
April 2, 2009
UCLA Anderson lecturer and Board of Visitors member Jamie McCourt was featured in a UCLA Today article about her course titled, "The Pursuit of Leadership: A Female Perspective."

Daily Bruin
Classes incorporate current crisis
April 2, 2009
Richard Roll, Japan Alumni Chair in Finance at UCLA Anderson, and Avanidhar Subrahmanyam, Goldyne and Irwin Hearsh Chair in Money and Banking at UCLA Anderson, were quoted in a Daily Bruin story about UCLA professors tailoring their courses to address the financial crisis.

The Times of India
Touch of an object can make you buy it
April 1, 2009
The Times of India reported on a study co-authored by Suzanne Shu, assistant professor of marketing at UCLA Anderson, who that found that shoppers who touch products have a heightened sense of ownership of those objects and are willing to pay more to purchase them.

Your HEALTH
April 2009
The UCLA/Johnson & Johnson Health Care Institute article is featured in the April 2009 issue of Your HEALTH magazine, in an article about the best public health programs in the United States.

Forbes.com
The Evolution Of Interns
April 27, 2009
Sanford Jacoby, professor of human resources and organizational behavior at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in a Forbes.com piece about the evolution of internships.

National Public Radio
Marketplace
April 27, 2009
Nelson Gayton, executive director of the UCLA Entertainment and Media Management Institute, was interviewed on NPR Marketplace about the expected merger between talent agencies William Morris and Endeavor.

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