August 2008

Los Angeles Times
Finding a hot job in a cool economy
August 31, 2008
Jerry Nickelsburg, an economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this LA Times article listing opportunities for job growth in California.

KCBS-AM (San Francisco)
KCBS News
August 31, 2008
KCBS News highlighted UCLA Anderson's Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), held on August 2-10, 2008. Al Osborne, senior associate dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management and faculty director of the EBV, was interviewed.

The Press-Enterprise
Inland Empire real estate trends: Interest rates likely to rise as prices fall
August 30, 2008
Paul Habibi, a lecturer in real estate at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Press-Enterprise story forecasting the effect of falling home prices on interest rates in the Inland Empire.

San Diego Union-Tribune
Housing downturn could be letting up
August 27, 2008
Paul Habibi, a lecturer in real estate at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this San Diego Union-Tribune story about new S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index numbers showing signs of a recovering housing market.

BusinessWeek.com
How B-Schools Catch Résumé Liars
August 26, 2008
UCLA Anderson's Assistant Dean of Admissions Mae Jennifer Shores was quoted in this BusinesWeek.com piece addressing the growing trend of "resume puffing" in MBA applications.

Reuters
U.S. dollar rallies as Europe, Asia fade
August 25, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Reuters article about the recent resurgence of the dollar. The story was re-printed in the International Herald Tribune and Forbes.com. 

The Christian Science Monitor
How long will politicians look the other way on CEO pay?
August 25, 2008
UCLA Anderson Finance Professor Geoffrey Tate's study on CEO compensation was highlighted in this Christian Science Monitor article examining politicians' reluctance to take legislative action on executive pay. 

KCRW-AM (NPR)
NPR News
August 22, 2008
UCLA Anderson Professor Daniel J.B. Mitchell was interviewed on NPR news about the California state budget crisis.

New York Times
In Place of Fatigues, Business Suits
August 21, 2008
The New York Times featured UCLA Anderson's Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), which took place August 2-10, 2008. The story included quotes from Al Osborne and profiled a number of participants, with photos of the classroom experience. 

New York Times
Downsizing in Los Angeles: Mansion to Condo
August 21, 2008
Paul Habibi, a lecturer in real estate at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted today in this New York Times front page story about the rise in luxury condominium sales in Los Angeles.

Washington Post
Commodity Prices Retreat
August 21, 2008
David Shulman, a senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Washington Post article examining the effects of declining commodity prices on U.S. exporters.

Wall Street Journal Online
UCLA Professor Says U.S. Is Still Far From Recession
August 18, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer's paper outlining an algorithm for determining a recession was featured on WSJ.com's "Real Time Economics" blog.

San Francisco Chronicle
Weak dollar beckons foreign students to state
August 17, 2008
Mae Jennifer Shores, assistant dean and director of MBA admissions & financial aid at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in this San Francisco Chronicle article about the rise in foreign student applications to California grad schools due to the dollar's declining value.

Times Higher Education (UK)
Beyond Bullsh*t: Straight-Talk at Work
August 14, 2008 
Samuel Culbert's book, "Beyond Bullsh*t: Straight Talk at Work" received a positive review in the Times Higher Education (UK).

Financial Times
Get this straight: we should recognise the value of BS
August 12, 2008
A Financial Times column today features UCLA Anderson Professor Samuel Culbert's book titled, "Beyond Bullsh*t," about the importance of straight-talk in the workplace.

UCLA Today
Anderson trains disabled vets to own businesses
August 12, 2008
UCLA Anderson's Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) was featured in this UCLA Today piece profiling participating veteran Alex Galicia ('92) of Chula Vista, CA. A photo of Galicia was included. 

Financial Times
Renaissance man earns his patches
August 11, 2008
Ely Dahan, a marketing professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was profiled in a Financial Times "summer series" piece on entrepreneurial professors to watch.

Chicago Tribune
Hello, Prius. Goodbye, Buick
August 11, 2008
An op-ed written by UCLA Anderson Professor Sanford Jacoby analyzing General Motors' $15.5 billion quarterly loss was published in the Chicago Tribune.

Los Angeles Times
UCLA drills disabled vets on entrepreneurship
August 11, 2008
UCLA Anderson's Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) was featured on the front page of the business section in the Los Angeles Times. The piece included quotes from UCLA Anderson Senior Associate Dean Al Osborne and several of the program participants, as well as photos of the EBV classroom experience.

Daily Bruin
Veterans receive basic training in business
August 11, 2008
UCLA Anderson's Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) was featured in this Daily Bruin follow-up story profiling participating vet Alex Galicia ('92). Al Osborne, senior associate dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted.

Los Angeles Business Journal
Home Prices Fall, Buyers Moving In
August 11, 2008
Steve Cauley, research director at the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA, was quoted in this Los Angeles Business Journal article about increased first-time homebuyer sales in Los Angeles.

New York Times
In Various Ways, Economists Try to Find Right Price for a Home
August 9, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this New York Times story surveying economists across the country on the housing crisis.

Los Angeles Times
Tech geeks' creations turn up on the runway instead of information highway
August 9, 2008
UCLA Anderson School of Management Senior Associate Dean Al Osborne was quoted in this LA Times article about a tech entrepreneur transitioning into the fashion industry.

CNN American Morning
Hollywood Goes Bollywood
August 7, 2008
Nelson Gayton, executive director of UCLA Anderson's Entertainment and Media Management Institute, was interviewed on CNN American Morning in a segment titled, "Hollywood Goes Bollywood," about Indian producers financing Hollywood films. To view the interview, please click here.

Daily Breeze
Rebooting Lives
August 7, 2008
UCLA Anderson's Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), run by the Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, was featured on the front page of business section in the Daily Breeze. Participating veteran Jeff Hopson and Senior Associate Dean Al Osborne were quoted.

NewYorkTimes.com
Getting What You Want: A Q&A With the Authors of Yes!
August 5, 2008
Noah Goldstein, assistant professor of human resources and organization behavior at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was featured in this Q&A piece about the science of persuasion, outlined in his co-authored book titled, "Yes! 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive."

The Oak Ridger (TN)
Entrepreneurship bootcamp for veterans
August 5, 2008
UCLA Anderson's Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), run by the Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, was featured in The Oak Ridger (TN). Participating veteran Stephen Thomas was profiled. 

Los Angeles Business Journal
Business 'Bootcamp' Boosts Military Vets' Prospects
August 4, 2008
The Los Angeles Business Journal featured UCLA Anderson's Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), run by the Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies. The article included a front page photo of participating vet Steven Yeschin and quotes from Senior Associate Dean Al Osborne.

Daily Bruin
Getting back to business
August 4, 2008
The Daily Bruin featured a front page story UCLA Anderson's Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), run by the Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies. Elaine Hagan, executive director of the Price Center, and participating veteran Alex Galicia ('92) were quoted. 

NPR
Speaking of Faith
August 3, 2008
Jonathan Greenblatt, a lecturer in social entrepreneurship at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was a featured guest on NPR's "Speaking of Faith," sharing his experiences and ideas on social entrepreneurship in the 21st century. To listen to the full interview, please click here.

Ashland Mail Tribune
'We Owe These Guys Something'
August 2, 2008
The Ashland Mail Tribune (OR) featured UCLA Anderson's Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), run by the Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies. Senior Associate Dean Al Osborne was quoted.

Knoxville News Sentinel
Business program aims to help wounded vets
August 2, 2008
The Knoxville News Sentinel (TN) profiled Stephen Thomas, a participant of UCLA Anderson's Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV). The article included quotes from Senior Associate Dean Al Osborne as well as a video of Thomas. 

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