February 2009

Los Angeles Times
State caught in avalanche of job losses
February 28, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times story about unemployment in California and Los Angeles County.

San Diego Union-Tribune
California's jobless rate tops 10 percent
February 28, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in the San Diego Union-Tribune about the jump in California's unemployment rate.

KNX-1070 (LA)
Newsradio
February 28, 2009
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was interviewed on KNX Newsradio about the recession and unemployment in California.

Daily News
Looking for a job? Join the crowd
February 27, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in the Daily News about rising unemployment in California.

NPR Marketplace
What to do with your worthless stock
February 27, 2009
Bruce Carlin, assistant professor finance at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was featured as a guest on NPR's Marketplace in a segment about what investors should do with stocks that have lost their value.

Daily Bruin
Anderson students help nonprofits
February 27, 2009
UCLA Anderson's Net Impact Consulting Challenge, a consulting program for nonprofit organizations, was reported in the Daily Bruin.

Express News Service  (India)
Meltdown has a silver lining too
February 27, 2009
UCLA Anderson Dean Judy Olian was featured in this Express News Service (India) story highlighting her visit to Hyderabad, India, to meet with the Indian School of Business.

San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Report detail lax supervision of IndyMac Bank
February 27, 2009
Gonzalo Freixes, associate dean for the Fully Employed MBA and Executive MBA Programs, was quoted in this San Gabriel Valley Tribune story about the Office of Thrift Supervision's lax supervision of IndyMac Bank.

Accepted.com
UCLA Anderson's Mae Shores: Finance from an Admissions Perspective
February 27, 2009
Mae Jennifer Shores, assistant dean and director of MBA Admissions & Financial Aid, was featured in an Accepted.com series on how business school admissions directors are responding to MBA applicants who want to pursue a career in finance. 

Human Resources Magazine
MBA students value their values
February 26, 2009
Dean Judy Olian was featured in this Human Resources piece highlighting a trend in MBA student values toward social responsibility, environmental and business sustainability.

Wall Street Journal
Layoffs Are Just One Threat
February 26, 2009
David Lewin, a professor of human resources and organizational behavior at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in this Wall Street Journal story about the different ways companies are cutting costs, including freezing pay, reducing work weeks and trimming benefits. 

Smart Money
Slash Your Property Tax
February 24, 2009
Stuart Gabriel, a finance professor at UCLA Anderson and director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA, was quoted in this Smart Money article about how severe state budget shortfalls might mean property tax increases for homeowners.

Daily Bruin
State budget to cut UC spending
February 24, 2009
Daniel J.B. Mitchell, professor emeritus at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Daily Bruin story analyzing the impact of the California state budget on UC spending.

LATimes.com
Ziman donates $1 million to UCLA real estate center
February 23, 2009
AVP Advisors Chairman Richard S. Ziman's $1 million gift toward UCLA Anderson's $100 million fundraising campaign was reported on the Los Angeles Times "LA Land" blog.

NPR
Marketplace
February 23, 2009
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was interviewed on NPR's "Marketplace," discussing consumer protection plans. 

Market Wrap
Market Wrap With Moe Ansari
February 23, 2009
Avanidhar Subramanyam, a finance professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was interviewed on Market Wrap about the nationalization of credit.

The Times (UK)
First in line: future trends
February 23, 2009
UCLA Anderson Marketing Professor Noah Goldstein's study on the power of peer influence, originally published in Harvard Business Review's "Breakthrough Ideas for 2009," was also featured in The Times (UK).

Los Angeles Times
For public officials, financial disclosure gets easier
February 23, 2009
Al E. Osborne, senior associate dean at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted today in this Los Angeles Times article about a Los Angeles-based small business that won a major business contract with the State Department.

Reuters
Dealers, dreamers see gold in California housing bust
February 23, 2009
Stuart Gabriel, a finance professor at UCLA Anderson and director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA, was quoted in this Reuters story about investment opportunities in California's downtrodden real estate market.

Daily Bruin
Anderson kicks off Entrepreneurship Week
February 23, 2009
The Daily Bruin reported on UCLA Anderson's Entrepreneurship Week, running from Feb. 23-27. Elaine Hagan, executive director of the Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, was quoted. 

The Press-Enterprise
Dignity, dreams are victims of Inland economic crisis
February 22, 2009
UCLA Anderson Forecast Senior Economist Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted in this Press-Enterprise article explaining the ripple effect of the economic crisis on average citizens.

Time
Are Mixed-Race Children Better Adjusted?
February 21, 2009
A co-authored study by UCLA Anderson Assistant Professor Miguel Unzueta about multiracial identity and individual well-being is featured in the Feb. 21 issue of Time magazine.

CNN Headline News
9021-Ouch: Recession trickling up to Beverly Hills
February 21, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was interviewed on CNN's "Headline News" about the impact of the recession on affluent Beverly Hills. To view the video, please click here.

BusinessWeek.com
Women in Charge at B-School
February 20, 2009
UCLA Anderson School of Management Dean Judy Olian was featured in this BusinessWeek.com slideshow titled “Women in Charge at B-School,” highlighting female deans at business schools across the country. 

Baltimore Jewish Times
Jewish Sports Team Owners Dominate
February 20, 2009
Jamie McCourt, president of the Los Angeles Dodgers and lecturer at UCLA Anderson of Management, was profiled in this Baltimore Jewish Times piece about successful Jewish sports team owners. 

Wall Street Journal
Californians Get a Budget That Leaves Few Happy
February 20, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Wall Street Journal article about the impact of California's approved budget on state residents.

USA TODAY
In California's meltdown, misery has long reach
February 20, 2009
Daniel J.B. Mitchell, professor emeritus at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this USA Today story analyzing the depth of California's fiscal problems. 

Associated Press
California struggles to pay its bills
February 19, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Associated Press story about the California budget crisis.

Financial Post
The 'big lie' about executive compensation
February 18, 2009
David Lewin, a professor of human resources and organizational behavior at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in this Financial Post article about executive compensation practices.

KQED (NPR Los Angeles)
Forum
February 18, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was a featured guest on NPR's "Forum" discussing the projected impact of the government's economic stimulus plan.

KCBS-TV
CBS 2 News
February 18, 2009
Paul Habibi, a real estate lecturer at UCLA Anderson, was interviewed on KCBS/KCAL9 News about the government's $75 billion mortgage relief plan.

Los Angeles Times
Treasury Department sees modest cutback in bank lending
February 18, 2009
Stuart Gabriel, a finance professor at UCLA Anderson and director of the Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times story analyzing the Treasury Department's first progress report on the banking rescue program.

KNX-1070 (LA)
Business Hour
February 17, 2009   
Stuart Gabriel, a finance professor at UCLA Anderson and director of the Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA, was interviewed on the KNX radio program "Business Hour" discussing the impact of the government's stimulus plan on Southern California.

Los Angeles Business Journal
Righting the Ship
February 16, 2009
The Los Angeles Business Journal published an op-ed by UCLA Anderson Professor Emeritus Daniel J.B. Mitchell about the benefits of boosting manufacturing in Los Angeles.

GlobeSt.com
Commercial Real Estate News and Property Resource
February 16, 2009 
GlobeSt.com reported on results from the UCLA Anderson Forecast/Allen Matkens survey, which forecasts the state of the commercial office-space market over the next three years. 

Los Angeles Business Journal
U.S. Engineering Local Recovery
February 16, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Los Angeles Business Journal article analyzing the potential impact of the economic stimulus bill on local companies.

CNN
CNN Newsroom
February 15, 2009
Daniel J.B. Mitchell was interviewed on CNN about the effects of the California budget crisis on business owners. To view the clip, please click on the link above.

Time
How to Fix the Housing Market
February 12, 2009
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Time article outlining ways to address the U.S. housing crisis.

Daily Bruin
Anderson to offer summer program
February 12, 2009
The Daily Bruin reported on two summer certificate programs offered by UCLA Anderson's Entertainment and Media Management Institute this year. Geared toward undergraduate students, the programs is focused on entertainment, media and sports management.   

San Francisco Business Times
Report: East Bay economy stuck until end of '09 San Francisco Business Times
February 11, 2009
A report about the East Bay economy by UCLA Anderson Forecast Economist Levan Efremidze was featured in the San Francisco Business Times. 

Variety
Industry vets reflect on WGA strike
February 10, 2009
Daniel J.B. Mitchell, professor emeritus at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Variety article about the Writers Guild of America strike in 2007–08.

BusinessWeek.com
MBA Alumni of Top U.S. Business Schools
February 10, 2009
Laurence Fink ('76), chairman and CEO of Blackrock, was featured in this BusinessWeek.com slideshow highlighting prominent MBA alumni at top business schools. 

Science Daily
Multiracial Identity Associated With Better Social And Personal Well-being
February 10, 2009
A co-authored study by UCLA Anderson Assistant Professor Miguel Unzueta about multiracial identity and individual well-being was featured in the Science Daily. The study was originally published in the March issue of the Journal of Social Issues. 

BusinessWeek.com
What I Learned in the Trenches
February 10, 2009
BusinessWeek.com's "Small Biz Success Stories" highlighted the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), a free program offered by a consortium of business schools, including UCLA Anderson, to post-9/11 veterans nationwide.

Daily Bruin
Anderson gets $2 million
February 9, 2009
The Daily Bruin reported on Jim Easton's $2 million gift to UCLA Anderson for a technology leadership program. Dean Judy Olian was quoted.

Los Angeles Business Journal
Local advertisers wince at deep paper cuts
February 9, 2009
Sanjay Sood, a marketing professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Los Angeles Business Journal story about the impact of dwindling newspaper sales on local advertisers.

Los Angeles Times
Training, advice for entrepreneurs
February 9, 2009
UCLA Anderson Visiting Professor Daniel Nathanson's spring course on entrepreneurship was highlighted in this Los Angeles Times Q&A "In Box" column on entrepreneurial training.

New York Times
When Humans Need a Nudge Toward Rationality
February 8, 2009
UCLA Anderson Accounting Professor Shlomo Benartzi's "Save More Tomorrow" 401(k) proposal was mentioned in this New York Times article about the psychology of altering people's behavior in positive ways.

Situation Room
February 6, 2009
Daniel J.B. Mitchell, professor emeritus at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was interviewed on CNN's "Situation Room" about California's $42 billion budget shortfall. To view the clip, please click on the link above.

BusinessWeek
An Independent Eye on Stimulus Spending
February 5, 2009
BusinessWeek magazine featured an op-ed by UCLA Anderson Professor John de Figueiredo in the weekly guest column "Outside Shot," where he proposed the creation of a nonpartisan panel of experts to allocate funds from Congress’ economic stimulus package. 

BusinessWeek.com
Five Years to B-School: The Fifth Year
February 5, 2009
Mae Jennifer Shores, assistant dean and director of MBA Admissions & Financial Aid at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in this BusinessWeek.com article detailing the MBA application process. 

La Opinion
Office income falls
February 5, 2009
The Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast Survey, which forecasted the state of the commercial office-space market over the next three years, was featured in La Opinion. Senior Economist Jerry Nickelsburg, author of the survey, was quoted.

Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal
Survey: Silicon Valley's commercial real estate market won't improve until 2011
February 4, 2009
The Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast Survey, which forecasted the state of the commercial office-space market over the next three years, was featured in the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal. Senior Economist Jerry Nickelsburg, author of the survey, was quoted.

Daily News (LA)
Study: L.A. office space to deteriorate through 2011
February 3, 2009
The Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast Survey, which forecasted the state of the commercial office-space market over the next three years, was featured in the Daily News (LA). Senior Economist Jerry Nickelsburg, author of the survey, was quoted.

BusinessWeek.com
MBA Job Outlook Dims
February 2, 2009
Eric Mokover, associate dean of career initiatives at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this BusinessWeek.com story about dimming job prospects for MBA students.

KNX-AM (LA)
KNX 1070 Newsradio
February 2, 2009
Daniel J.B. Mitchell, professor emeritus at UCLA Anderson, was interviewed on KNX-1070 Newsradio discussing the state budget crisis.

Los Angeles Times
Seeking venture capital for a Web start-up
February 2, 2009
Daniel Nathanson, a visiting associate professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times Q&A column on how to acquire funding for small businesses.

Daily Bruin
Internet intelligence goes beyond book smarts
February 2, 2009
Martin Greenberger, a professor of information systems at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in this Daily Bruin story exploring the impact of the Internet on an individual's intellect.

Los Angeles Times
Economic stimulus provisions reach far and wide
February 1, 2009
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this front-page Los Angeles Times article detailing Congress' $800 billion economic stimulus plan.

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