UCLA Anderson School of Management

February 2013


February 27

The Los Angeles Times featured Jerry Nickelsburg in a story about the federal sequestration's impact on the state's economy, and David Lewin in a story about Marissa Mayer's telecommuting ban for Yahoo employees.

The Daily Bruin ran a feature story on this year's TED Week events at UCLA Anderson and quoted Jim Stengel.

IEEE Spectrum's "Techwise Conversations" spoke to Christopher Tang about the decisions that led to Boeing's 787 Dreamliner problems.

The Daily Bruin profiled Anderson MBA student Pallavi Patil and the wine e-commerce company she's launching this week, VineLust.   

February 25

Stuart Gabriel was quoted in a WSJ MarketWatch article about the rise of home sales nationwide and the top five cities for selling.

Patch.com mentioned Ed Leamer's role in helping the L.A. City Council find a solution for how to repair the city's crumbling streets.  

The Daily Bruin spoke to Summers McKay about the new EDGE summer program at Anderson for undergrads and recent grads.  

The Los Angeles Times quoted William Yu and cited the UCLA Anderson Forecast in an article about the challenges the city's new mayor will face. KABC 790 talk radio's "McIntyre in the Morning" also cited the LA Times piece and mentioned the UCLA Anderson Forecast data (audio link unavailable).

February 20

Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted in a Washington Post story about how recent state taxes on the wealthy may drive them to leave California.

Aimee Drolet Rossi spoke to The Week about the work ethic of millennials. The article was picked up by Yahoo! News.

Rakesh Sarin was interviewed on KLCS-TV's "Between the Lines" about his new book and his research on happiness (Sarin featured from start of video).

Marketplace Morning Report featured Robert Zeithammer in a piece about Campbell Soup's "Go" marketing campaign aimed at millennials (audio segment starts at 1:26).

The Los Angeles Times quoted Paul Habibi in an article about a Bel-Air estate being sold for $225 million.

February 13

The Economic Times (India) ran a feature on Romain Wacziarg, his personal ties to India and his research on the correlation between culture and global per capita incomes.  

Dean Judy Olian talked to The Australian about the challenges that U.S. universities face in commercializing their intellectual property.

MSN Money picked up a MarketWatch article quoting Stuart Gabriel on the issue of banks offering special discounts to wealthy homebuyers.

First-year MBA student Gregory Paige wrote in Bloomberg Businessweek about his workload at Anderson, including Rakesh Sarin's class.

Bloomberg Businessweek also featured 2012 Anderson graduate Eric Thomasian in an article about the skills employers look for in MBAs.

February 7

Jerry Nickelsburg spoke to the Los Angeles Times about the benefits of employment growth in low-wage industries.

Bloomberg Businessweek quoted Andrew Ainslie and Craig Hubbell in a story about plagiarism in MBA applications.

El Mercurio ran a Q&A with Sebastian Edwards about the economic challenges facing Chile.

The North Bay Business Journal cited the UCLA Anderson Forecast in an article about a tourism rebound in Sonoma County.

February 6

The Seattle Times quoted Christopher Tang and cited his study in an article about the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. It was picked up by Bloomberg Businessweek and several other outlets.

Jerry Nickelsburg was interviewed on CBS News regarding the battle between California and Texas to draw businesses to their states (video segment starts at 0:58). 

Emily Taylor spoke to ABC News about poker tournaments for MBAs and the practice of "event recruiting" by companies.

The Sacramento Bee quoted Daniel Mitchell in an article about various state departments playing accounting games and circumventing state rules.

The Ventura County Star ran an article featuring Jerry Nickelsburg on the UCLA Anderson Forecast and risks to the state's economy, and an article featuring Elaine Hagan regarding the EBV program.

John Ullmen was featured in a Harvard Business Review blog post by co-author Mark Goulston discussing points from their new book, "Real Influence."

The Sacramento Business Journal picked up a release announcing that Al Osborne has been named to the board of AFH Acquisition VII, Inc. 

February 1

The Los Angeles Times quoted Paul Habibi in an article about a boom in CA's luxury housing market.

Smart Business ran a Q&A with EMBA graduate Janine Magyar on her experiences with the program.

Dean Judy Olian talked to the Daily Bruin about a $3 million gift from UCLA Anderson alumnus Hans Hufschmid to establish a Chair in Management position.

Romain Wacziarg spoke to The Times of India about the FEMBA program during a recent trip to Mumbai with a group of students.

The Hollywood Reporter featured UCLA Anderson in a story about entertainment industry execs who teach part-time.

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