December 2009

The New York Times
At McDonald's, A Retirement Spurs Questions
David Lewin was quoted in a New York Times piece about the unanticipated retirement of one of McDonalds' top chief executives and the possible meaning behind it.
December 30, 2009

The New York Times
FINDINGS; Carpe Diem? Maybe Tomorrow
Suzanne Shu's paper, "Procrastination of Enjoyable Experiences," was referenced in a New York Times piece about people's tendency to postpone pleasurable or gratifying events. December 29, 2009

Pensions & Investments
How CalPERS strategy backfired
Stuart Gabriel was quoted in a Pensions & Investments article that analyzes the reason behind CalPERS' enormous real estate investment losses.
December 28, 2009

Smart Money
5 Markets Expected to Fare Best in 2010
Stuart Gabriel was quoted in a Smart Money piece about the five U.S. cities projected to have the best housing markets in 2010.
December 28, 2009

El Mercurio
El profesor chileno que usó a Zara como laboratorio
Felipe Caro was featured in an El Mercurio article on December 27, 2009 about his work with Zara, a Spanish-owned clothing store that has a global presence.
December 27, 2009

The Chicago Tribune
Recession Scarring A Generation
Paola Giuliano's research was featured in a Chicago Tribune article about the long-term effects of the recession on the attitudes of teens and young adults.
December 23, 2009

The Los Angeles Times
No Holiday Joy for Beauty Salons
Al Osborne was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article that discusses how the economic downturn has impacted the beauty salon industry.
December 23, 2009

The Wall Street Journal
On a Scale of One to Four, How Happy Are You?
Stuart Gabriel's paper, "Compensating Differentials and Evolution of the Quality-of-Life among U.S. States," was referenced in a Wall Street Journal article that examines the scientific measurement of happiness.
December 22, 2009

AME Info
UCLA Anderson School of Management plans to expand global presence and partnerships in Saudi Arabia
Judy Olian and Al Osborne were featured in an AME Info article about UCLA Anderson's plans to develop a presence in Saudi Arabia by fostering strategic partnerships.  Dean Olian was quoted.
December 21, 2009

Los Angeles Times
More Homes Are Poised to Hit the Market
Stuart Gabriel was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about the increasing number of homes that will be put back on the market as a result of foreclosures.
December 18, 2009

UCLA Today Faculty Bulletin Board
Richard Roll receives 2009 IAFE/SunGard Financial Engineer of the Year Award
Richard Roll was featured in a UCLA Today Faculty Bulletin Board piece about his being named the recipient of the 2009 IAFE/SunGard Financial Engineer of the Year Award.
December 17, 2009

El Mercurio
Sebastián Edwards: El 70% de la población dijo que estaba cansada de la Concertación
Sebastian Edwards was featured in an El Mercurio article on December 16, 2009 about the upcoming election in Chile.
December 16, 2009

Yahoo Finance
Richard Roll Selected as the Recipient of the 2009 IAFE/SunGard Financial Engineer of the Year Award
Richard Roll was profiled in a Yahoo Finance article highlighting his being named the recipient of the 2009 IAFE/SunGard Financial Engineer of the Year Award.
December 16, 2009

BusinessWeek
Confronting China's Quality Gap
Christopher Tang was mentioned in a BusinessWeek article about China's manufacturing issues and the effect it's having on the US.
December 15, 2009

Chicago Tribune
Chile's love for Bachelet goes only so far
Sebastian Edwards was quoted in a Chicago Tribune piece about Chile's growing dissatisfaction with its current President, Michelle Bachelet, and her economic and education policies.
December 15, 2009

UCLA Today
10 Questions for William Ouchi, public education expert
William Ouchi was interviewed in a UCLA Today piece that expands upon his work and influence in the public education system.
Dec ember 14, 2009

Financial Times
Have you heard the one about ...
Craig Fox and UCLA Anderson were included in a Financial Times article about the implementation of improvisation courses at various business schools across the nation.
December 14, 2009

New Zealand Herald
Material Outlook Shows Signs of Wear
Shlomo Benartzi's research examining consumer behavior was included in a New Zealand Herald article about the public's growing awareness of the difference between monetary success and overall fulfillment.
December 14, 2009

BBC
Health Check
Noah Goldstein was interviewed for a BBC piece about the effectiveness of persuasion on human behavior.
December 12, 2009

Glendale News Press
Foreclosure Rates Drop
Paul Habibi was quoted in a Glendale News Press article about the steady decline in foreclosure rates in November, both locally and nationwide.
December 11, 2009

 

  

DECEMBER 2009 UCLA ANDERSON FORECAST:
The UCLA Anderson Forecast's December 2009 report, was reported in the Associated Press, Los Angeles Times, Daily News Los Angeles, San Diego Union Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Business Journal, North Bay Business Journal, The Press-Enterprise, Inman News, LA Biz Observed, ABC 7 News, ABC 30 News, KPCC 89.3, LA Weekly, Los Angeles Business Journal, San Jose Mercury News, Sacramento Bee, Consumer Affairs, The Atlantic, Axcess News, Financial Times, My Bank Tracker, Zoom Info, Ocean Homes OC, NBC Los Angeles, California Job Journal, MSNBC, and in the Sacramento Bee, Ventura County Star, Colusa County Sun Herald, and Scotland Herald.It was also included in two Reuters articles - one about a possible recovery for Wall Street and another discussing a slow uphill battle for the US economy in 2010. Director Ed Leamer and Senior Economists David Shulman and Jerry Nickelsburg were quoted.

 

Associated Press
Study finds upside in Calif. budget cut failures
December 9, 2009

Los Angeles Times
California's jobless rate is peaking, experts say
December 9, 2009

Daily News Los Angeles
Slow job growth for California
December 8, 2009

San Diego Union Tribune
UCLA economists predict recovery weakness in 2010
December 9, 2009

San Francisco Chronicle
Forecasters see slow economic recovery
December 9, 2009

San Jose Business Journal
UCLA Anderson: Little or no growth near for California
December 9, 2009

The Press Enterprise
Inland area lawmakers at odds over 'second stimulus'
December 9, 2009

Inman News
Downturn is not the 'new normal'
December 9, 2009

LA Biz Observed
UCLA: Slow times ahead
December 9, 2009

Reuters
Slow growth and high unemployment for U.S. in 2010: report
December 9, 2009

Reuters
U.S. futures point to firmer Wall St opening
December 9, 2009

ABC 7 News
UCLA Anderson forecast predicts grim future
December 9, 2009

ABC 30 News
Forecast Suggests Surge in Calif. Unemployment Rate
December 9, 2009

KPCC 89.3
UCLA forecast predicts little to no growth for California economy
December 9, 2009

LA Weekly
UCLA Anderson Forecast: Economic Growth - Yes; Job Growth - No
December 9, 2009

Los Angeles Business Journal
Dour Forecast for 2010
December 9, 2009

San Jose Mercury News
Business leaders, Bay Area officials praise Obama's jobs plan
December 9, 2009

Sacramento Bee
UCLA forecast: State jobless rate to top 10% at least 2 more years
December 9, 2009

Consumer Affairs
Forecasters See High California Unemployment Through 2012
December 9, 2009

The Atlantic
Gloomy Employment Picture For California
December 9, 2009

Axcess News
UCLA Anderson Forecast tells of slow growth in 2010
December 9, 2009

Financial Times
Munis prove resilient to pain
December 10, 2009

ZoomInfo
As hiring in sales sector trickles back, beware the counteroffer
December 10, 2009

Ocean Homes OC
UCLA Sees 16% Home-Price Gain In 2010
December 10, 2009

NBC Los Angeles
Report: California Economy Will Improve ... Eventually
December 10, 2009

My Bank Tracker
With Sluggish Economic Recovery Predicted, CD Rates Continue to Fall
December 11, 2009

California Job Journal
Expect High Jobless Rate to Linger
December 13, 2009

The Colusa County Sun Herald
Our View: California's 'great budget head fake'
December 18, 2009

MSNBC
Economists see no need for more stimulus
December 21, 2009

The Scotland Herald
Unemployment Clouds US Recovery
December 30, 2009

The Sacramento Bee
Gains in "Green Sector" Obscured
December 31, 2009

Ventura County Star
How Recovery Might Shape Up
January 2, 2010

 

 

Business Education
Too Much of a Good Thing? How Assortment Size Influences Healthy Consumer Choices
Wendy Liu's paper, "Variety, Vice and Virtue: How Assortment Size Influences Option Choice," was cited in a Business Education article that presents the viewpoint that consumer's decisions are often influenced by the number of options they are presented with.
December 10, 2009

INC.
The Great Leaders Series: Pierre Omidyar of eBay
Judy Olian was quoted in an INC article that profiles Pierre Omidyar, the founder and chairman of eBay, Inc.
December 9, 2009

Los Angeles Times
CalPERS axing investment managers over real estate losses
Stuart Gabriel was quoted in a Los Angeles Times piece about the California Public Employees' Retirement System's decision to part ways with some of its investment managers as a result of the plummeting value of the organization's real estate investments.
December 9, 2009

CNN
The Marketing of a 21st-century Princess
Sanjay Sood was quoted in a CNN article about the marketing of Disney's most recent animated film, "The Princess and the Frog."
December 8, 2009

Business Week
Admission Deferrals: Business Schools Hold the Line
Mae Jennifer Shores
was quoted in a BusinessWeek article about the decreasing rate of deferrals being granted by business schools across the nation.
December 8, 2009

Corporate Bonds: Investment Strategies
How Does the Federal Reserve Affect Interest Rates?
The UCLA Anderson Forecast
and Edward Leamer were mentioned in a Corporate Bonds posting about how the Federal Reserve affects the nation's interest rates.
December 8, 2009

Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Exclusive Interview: Real Estate Investor Paul Habibi Shares How He Built His Portfolio
Paul Habibi was profiled in the Wall St. Cheat Sheet.
December 7, 2009

Los Angeles Business Journal
November Sales, Median Home Price Slightly Dip
Paul Habibi was quoted in a Los Angeles Business Journal article about the slight decrease that occurred in median home prices in November.
December 7, 2009

Daily Finance
People@Work: Will an improving economy spur top talent to flee?
David Lewin was quoted in a Daily Finance article about employers increasing pay in order to keep talented workers.
December 7, 2009

Money Wiz Kids
Financial Literacy for Kids: Money Lessons Should Start Young
Eric Sussman was quoted in a Money Wiz Kids article about the importance of teaching kids the essentials of money management at a young age.
December 5, 2009

Westfair Online
SBA Expands Services for Veterans
UCLA Anderson School of Management was mentioned in a Westfair Online piece about the Small Business Administration's support of the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities program expansion.
December 4, 2009

Daily News Los Angeles
Wedded Bliss for Comcast, NBC?
Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted in a Daily News Los Angeles article about Comcast Corporation's acquisition of NBC Universal and its several entertainment properties.
December 4, 2009

The New York Times
Recession Resolutions, Like New Year's, May Be Hard to Keep
Paola Giuliano's research about growing up in a recession was cited in a New York Times piece about the difficulty of sticking to resolutions and changing ingrained behaviors.
December 4, 2009

The Daily Bruin
Local Sales Steady
Suzanne Shu and Wendy Liu were quoted in a Daily Bruin article about an increase in Black Friday sales, despite the economic downturn.
December 3, 2009

Los Angeles Times
Home buyers will have to lay out more cash for an FHA mortgage
Stuart Gabriel was quoted in a Los Angeles Times front-page story about changes to the eligibility requirements for government-backed home mortgages.
December 3, 2009

The Huffington Post
True Angels in the City of Angels: The Top 5 Social Enterprises in LA
Jonathan Greenblatt authored a post for the Huffington Post highlighting his picks for the top five social enterprises in Los Angeles.
December 2, 2009

US News & World Report
Gift Cards: Not Always the Easiest Holiday Present
Suzanne Shu's research on how deadlines affect consumers was featured in a US News & World Report story on holiday gifts cards. Shu is quoted.
December 2, 2009

BusinessWeek
A Dramatic Change of Plan
UCLA Anderson FT MBA student Jonathan Stern (class of 2011) wrote an article for BusinessWeek.com detailing the journey that ultimately led him to UCLA Anderson.
December 2, 2009

BNET - Blogs
Real Estate Crisis Will Leave Scars for a Decade, says UCLA Prof
Jeremy Dann interviewed Eric Sussman for a BNET story about the current economic downturn and its effect on the real estate industry.
December 2, 2009

NBC Los Angeles
Falling Rent Rates to the Rescue
Stuart Gabriel was quoted in an NBC Los Angeles piece that discusses how the falling rates of rental properties are benefitting homeowners who have been forced into foreclosure.
December 1, 2009

Human Capital Magazine
Learning & development: A global perspective?
Chris Erickson's article about the benefits of UCLA Anderson's UCLA-NUS Global Executive MBA program was featured in Human Capital Magazine.
December 2009