February 2010

The Arizona Republic
Diesel Sales Viewed As Indicator For Manufacturing, Retail Sales
The Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index was featured in an Arizona Republic piece on Sunday about the Index and its capacity to serve as a reliable economic indicator.
February 28, 2010

Stir Fried China
Internet Opportunities Knocking Across the Pacific for New MBAs?
UCLA Anderson's fourth annual Wilbur K. Woo Conference was featured in a Stir Fried China piece on Sunday about career opportunities for MBAs in China.
February 28, 2010

The National
Something to Look Forward to... Forever
Suzanne Shu's paper, "Procrastination of Enjoyable Experiences," was featured in a National article on Sunday about people's tendency to postpone pleasurable or gratifying events.
February 28, 2010

The Press Enterprise
Federal Stimulus Funds Slow to Take Hold in Inland Region
Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted in a Press Enterprise piece on Friday about the economic stimulus and its failure to make significant improvements in Southern California's Inland Empire. 
February 26, 2010

Xinhua Net
Officials, scholars and businessmen gather to discuss Sino-American trade
UCLA Anderson's fourth annual Wilbur K. Woo Conference was featured in a Xinhua Net article on Friday about the variety of panels and speakers at the event.
February 26, 2010

Smart Money
Some Ominous Economic Signs
Edward Leamer's economic model - consisting of three indicators: industrial production, payroll jobs, and the unemployment rate - was featured in a Smart Money piece on Sunday about the current state and future of the U.S. economy.
February 26, 2010

Los Angeles Business Journal
Driving Recovery Discussion
The Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index was featured in the Los Angeles Business Journal yesterday.  Ed Leamer was quoted.
February 22, 2010

Business Week
The Challenges of Year Two
UCLA Anderson's
Full-Time MBA Program and Applied Management Research (AMR) project were featured in a BusinessWeek article yesterday (written by current Anderson Full-Time MBA student, Alejandro Tinajero) about the unique opportunities and challenges Anderson offers its second-year MBA students.  William Ouchi is mentioned.
February 22, 2010

CBS Sunday Morning
The Whys and Why-Nows of Procrastination
Suzanne Shu was interviewed for a CBS Sunday Morning feature on procrastination, which aired yesterday.
February 21, 2010

Wall Street Journal
Business Schools Tap Veterans
UCLA Anderson's
Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities program was mentioned in a Wall Street Journal article yesterday about nationwide MBA programs for veterans.
February 17, 2010

Brand Innovator
A Change Agent in Communications Offers Advice for Building a Career in Brands
Jim Stengel was featured in a Brand Innovator blog post today in which he offers advice to those who are looking to build a career in brand management.
February 17, 2010

Daily News
Economic Recovery is Still a Year Away
Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted in a Daily News piece yesterday about the likelihood of an economic recovery taking place in 2011 instead of 2010.
February 16, 2010

Associated Press
SoCal Home Prices Fall 6pct. From Dec to Jan
Stuart Gabriel was quoted in an Associated Press article yesterday about the decrease in Southern California's median home prices between December 2009 and January 2010. 
February 16, 2010

Miami Herald
In Bad Economy, Salon Customers Trimming Back
Al Osborne was quoted in a Miami Herald article last Friday about the decrease in business at beauty salons and spas as a result of the economy.
February 12, 2010

Del Mar Times
Local Realtors hopeful about 2010
The UCLA Anderson Forecast was featured in a Del Mar Times article yesterday about the potential recovery of San Diego's real estate market.
February 11, 2010

Women Entrepreneur
Essential Elements of Leadership / Failure Isn't Final
UCLA Anderson's inaugural KICK Conference for Women was featured in two Women Entrepreneur articles this week, one about essential elements of leadership and another about finding success in failure.
February 11, 2010

McCook Daily Gazette
"I Can" Training Solves Parenting Mysteries
The UCLA Anderson/Johnson & Johnson Head Start Program was featured in a McCook Daily Gazette article yesterday about the benefits of the "I Can" parent training program. 
February 10, 2010

 

 

CERIDIAN-UCLA PULSE OF COMMERCE INDEX
Broadcast and print coverage featuring Professor Ed Leamer and the launch of the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (PCI), by UCLA Anderson School of Management. This new economic indicator is the result of Leamer's research and collaboration with Ceridian and Charles River Associates. Reuters, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, USA Today, Market Watch, San Francisco Chronicle, KCBS, Press Enterprise, Journal of Commerce, North County Times, Pioneer Press, UCLA Today, CBS Moneywatch, CNBC, Fox Business Network, ABC7/KGO, Orange County Register, Financial Post, Salon.com, CBS 5, Land Line Magazine, Trucking Info, Daily Finance and the Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

Daily Finance
A New Trucking Index Suggests Rough Road Ahead
February 15, 2010

Supply & Demand Chain Executive
New Index Based on Diesel Fuel Consumption Data Points to Need for Economic Reality Check
February 12, 2010

Trucking Info
Seasonality, Other Factors At Play in Jan. Drop in Fuel Purchases
February 12, 2010

CBS 5
Analyst Sees Bounce Back For Bay Area Housing
February 11, 2010

Financial Post
U.S. Recovery Faltering, Index Suggests
February 11, 2010

Land Line Magazine
New Diesel Index Shows State of Economy
February 10, 2010

CBS Moneywatch
A New Economic Index Supports Pessimists on U.S. Economy
February 10, 2010

ABC 7 - KGO TV - San Francisco
Economists track growth through diesel consumption
February 10, 2010

Orange County Register
UCLA: Economy Not So Hot
February 10, 2010

Salon
Ben Bernanke Prepares for the Wrong War
February 10, 2010

Reuters
U.S. Fuel Survey Suggests Slow Economic Growth
February 10, 2010

Wall Street Journal
Fuel-Consumption Data Indicate Weak Growth
February 10, 2010

Financial Times
Truckers Index Drives US GDP Fears
February 10, 2010

USA Today
New Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index Sees Gloom
February 10, 2010

Market Watch
Ceridian Trucking Index Hints at Slow Growth
February 10, 2010

San Francisco Chronicle
Truckers' Spending to Gauge Economy's Health
February 10, 2010

KCBS
New Economic Index Tracks Truckers
February 10, 2010

The Press Enterprise
UCLA Gauges Economic Growth by Using Diesel-Purchase Data
February 10, 2010

The Journal of Commerce
Fuel-based Index Shows Slowing Economy
February 10, 2010

UCLA Today
UCLA Anderson Forecast Teams with Ceridian on Launch of New Economic Indicator
February 10, 2010

North County Times
Diesel fuel consumption as an economic indicator
February 9, 2010

Pioneer Press
Revving Trucks, Revving Business
February 9, 2010

  

 

CNN
Building Up America: Green Technology a Beacon of Hope
Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted in a CNN blog post today about the potential for green technology to expedite economic recovery.
February 9, 2010

Los Angeles Times
Toyota Faces a Massive Marketing Challenge
Jim Stengel was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article today about the marketing challenges that Toyota now faces as a result of recent recalls.
February 9, 2010

Los Angeles Business Journal
County's Median Home Price Falls in January
Paul Habibi was quoted in a Los Angeles Business Journal piece today about the decrease in Los Angeles County's median home prices in January.
February 8, 2010

The Washington Post
The Week Ahead: Feb 8-12 in Business
The Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index, to be released Wednesday, was featured in a Washington Post article today about this week's business news.
February 8, 2010

Rafu Shimpo: Los Angeles Japanese Daily News
School Named for Nikkei Educator
William Ouchi was quoted in a Rafu Shimpo piece yesterday about the top-performing Los Angeles charter school that was officially named the William and Carol Ouchi High School after Ouchi and his wife.
February 7, 2010

The Orange County Register
Big landlords hope? O.C. recovery in 2013
Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted in an Orange County Register blog post that compares the economic outlook for Orange County to the whole of Southern California.
February 7, 2010

San Diego Union Tribune
Hope Seen For Commercial Real Estate
Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted in a San Diego Union Tribune piece last Friday about the possible recovery of the commercial real estate market by 2012.
February 5, 2010

NPR
Levi Johnston Helps Make Pistachios "Hawt"
Aimee Drolet was quoted in an NPR article last Friday about the marketing efforts behind Paramount Farms' recent pistachio advertisement featuring Levi Johnston.
February 5, 2010

UCLA Today
Management Guru Calls for Companies to Focus on People
UCLA Anderson's
‘Speaker Series' was featured in a UCLA Today article last Wednesday about management guru, Dr. Stephen Covey, and his recent visit to UCLA Anderson.
February 3, 2010

Canadian Business Online
Three Ways to Better Manage Your Finances
Shlomo Benartzi's paper, "Naïve Diversification Strategies in Defined Contribution Saving Plans", was cited in a Canadian Business Online piece yesterday that explored three techniques people can use to successfully manage their finances. 
February 3, 2010

Business Week
MBA Job Outlook Improving
UCLA Anderson
was featured in a Business Week article yesterday about the improving job outlook for graduates of MBA programs.
February 3, 2010

Time
Measuring the economy one credit-card swipe at a time
The new Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index was featured in a Time article today that discusses the credibility of economic indicators.
February 3, 2010

The Motley Fool
Taking a Gamble: P&G Bets on Silicon Valley
Jonathan Greenblatt's article about Procter & Gamble's newest satellite location in northern California, "Taking a Gamble: P&G Bets on Silicon Valley", was featured in The Motley Fool.
February 2, 2010

The Daily Bruin
Ouchi High School in South L.A. named for Anderson professor and wife
William Ouchi was featured in a Daily Bruin piece today about the top-performing Los Angeles charter school that was officially named the William and Carol Ouchi High School after Ouchi and his wife.
February 2, 2010

The Daily Bruin
Business Students Found Subtitle Company
UCLA Anderson MBA students were featured in a Daily Bruin article today about a successful subtitle company they started for their master's thesis.  Bill Cockrum was quoted.
February 2, 2010

The Motley Fool
7 Saving Tips
Shlomo Benartzi's research, entitled Save More Tomorrow: Using Behavioral Economics to Increase Employee Saving, was referenced in a Motley Fool article today that examines seven techniques people can use to increase their net worth.
February 2, 2010

CNBC
‘Corporate Shams'-Evaluating Those Annual Evaluations
Samuel Culbert was quoted in a CNBC piece today about his latest book, Get Rid of the Performance Review.
February 2, 2010

BNET
Why You're Doing Performance Review Wrong
Samuel Culbert's forthcoming book, Get Rid of the Performance Review, was featured in a BNET article yesterday about the futility of performance reviews.
February 1, 2010

North Bay Business Journal
UCLA economist sees a bottom to deep economic downturn
Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted in a North Bay Business Journal article yesterday about a potential economic recovery in both the U.S. and California.
February 1, 2010

North Bay Business Journal
Commentary: Learning How to Beat a Bad Job Market
The UCLA Anderson Forecast was referenced in a North Bay Business Journal commentary yesterday discussing how to overcome a weak job market.
February 1, 2010

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