January 2009

CNNMoney.com
California's cash crunch: IOUs coming
January 31, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this CNNMoney.com piece outlining the implications of California's budget crisis.

Sacramento Bee
Recession may extend into 2010, economists say
January 31, 2009
UCLA Anderson Forecast Senior Economist Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted in this Sacramento Bee article forecasting a longer recession than anticipated.

The Wall Street Journal
Cut Pay, Not People
January 30, 2009
A guest column authored by UCLA Anderson Management Professor David Lewin exploring alternatives to layoffs was featured as a top story on The Wall Street Journal's business management page.

Financial Times
Rethinking links in the global supply chain
January 30, 2009 
A co-authored article by UCLA Anderson Professor Chris Tang about rethinking the global supply chain was published in this Financial Times special series called “Managing in a Downturn.”

Wall Street Journal Online
Laid Off and Looking: Hitting Your Stride in the Job Search
January 30, 2009
UCLA Anderson alumna Karen Reid ('02) posted an update on Wall Street Journal.com's "Laid Off and Looking" blog about gaining momentum in her job search.

CNBC-TV
Closing Bell
January 29, 2009
Stuart Gabriel, director of the Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA and finance professor at UCLA Anderson, was interviewed on CNBC's "Closing Bell," discussing the U.S. housing and commercial real estate market.

Financial Times
Ask the experts: MBA 2009 Q&A
January 28, 2009
UCLA Anderson School of Management Dean Judy Olian was featured in a Financial Times "Ask the Experts" Q&A panel about pursuing an MBA degree. Fellow participants on the panel were: a first year MBA student, the head of an MBA recruitment agency, an operations director of admissions in Shanghai, and the FT's Business Education editor.

Wall Street Journal Online
Lost Opportunities — Or Better Off as Layoffs Abound?
January 28, 2009
UCLA Anderson alumnus Spencer Cutter ('98) posted an update on Wall Street Journal.com's "Laid Off and Looking" blog, which follows the journeys of eight out-of-work professionals as they look for new jobs in the current market.   

Daily Bruin
Graduate students take on double degrees
January 28, 2009
Eric Mokover, associate dean of career initiatives, and Jessica Chung, associate director of MBA admissions, were quoted in this Daily Bruin story about pursuing a joint-graduate degree.

BNET.com
UCLA Prof Heads New Breed of Globe-Hopping MBA Program
January 27, 2009 
Chris Erickson, associate dean of the UCLA-National University of Singapore Global Executive MBA Program, was featured in this BNET.com interview detailing the UCLA-NUS program.

Cincinnati Enquirer
City retirement loans may get better
January 27, 2009
Daniel J.B. Mitchell, professor emeritus at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Cincinnati Enquirer article about a Cincinnati program that allows employees to borrow against their retirement benefits.

Los Angeles Times
Deluge of layoffs hits U.S. economy
January 27, 2009
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times article about massive layoffs nationwide.

KCRW (NPR LA)
Which Way LA?
January 27, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was interviewed on the NPR radio program, "Which Way LA?" discussing unemployment in Los Angeles County. 

BusinessWeek
MBA Journals: Starting Strong
January 26, 2009
A journal update by UCLA Anderson MBA ('10) Fernando Montero was posted on BusinessWeek.com's MBA Journal. Montero explains why starting strong is a good strategy for business school. 

California Real Estate Journal
Safe Strategies in Favor During Downturn
January 26, 2009
David Shulman, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this California Real Estate Journal story exploring safe real estate strategies in an economic downturn.

Bloomberg Radio
Inside The Economy
January 26, 2009
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer was interviewed on Bloomberg Radio program "Inside the Economy," discussing the U.S. housing market.

Harvard Business Review
Harnessing Social Pressure
January 2009
An article written by Assistant Marketing Professor Noah Goldstein on the power of peer influence was featured in Harvard Business Review's "Breakthrough Ideas for 2009."

Reuters
California's "train wreck" a golden opportunity?
January 26, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Reuters piece about California's $42 billion budget deficit.

The Arizona Republic
Whether a team or business, change is difficult
January 26, 2009
David Lewin, a management professor at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in this Arizona Republic story about a “culture change” for the Arizona Cardinals. 

Los Angeles Business Journal
Offices Empty Out, Setting Q4 Record
January 26, 2009
Paul Habibi, a real estate lecturer at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Los Angeles Business Journal article about a further decline in the Los Angeles commercial office market.

Los Angeles Times
Fierce infighting at a pivotal time for SAG
January 25, 2009
Daniel J.B. Mitchell, professor emeritus at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times story about the ongoing conflict within the Screen Actors Guild (SAG).

Daily News (LA)
Nearly 10% in area on jobless list
January 24, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Daily News (LA) article about Los Angeles unemployment rates.

Sacramento Bee
State suffers third biggest monthly job loss since end of WWII
January 24, 2009
UCLA Anderson Forecast Senior Economist Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted in this Sacramento Bee piece about California unemployment.

KCBS (SF)
KCBS News
January 23, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was a featured guest on KCBS radio, discussing unemployment in California.

Latin Business Chronicle
Ecuador Dollarization: Anchor in a Storm
January 23, 2009 
Sebastian Edwards, a professor of global economics at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in this Latin Business Chronicle article about the dollarization of Ecuador.

NPR Seattle
The Conversation
January 22, 2009
William Ouchi, a management professor at UCLA Anderson, was interviewed on NPR Seattle's "The Conversation," discussing his research on student per teacher loads and quality of education.

HR Magazine
New Program Will Support Careers of Managers with Disabilities
January 22, 2009
UCLA Anderson Executive Education Program's alliance with the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) was featured in HR Magazine.

Sacramento Bee
Sacramento County walks social services legal tightrope
January 22, 2009 
Daniel J.B. Mitchell, a management professor at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in this Sacramento Bee story exploring the legal implications of eliminating social services.

Morningstar Practical Finance
Four Easy Ways to Jump-Start Your Ailing 401(k)
January 22, 2009
UCLA Anderson Accounting Professor Shlomo Benartzi's research on the 401(k) savings plan was highlighted in this Morningstar Practical Finance article about jump-starting one's 401(k).

SmartMoney Small Biz
Starting Up: Businesses Aim to Reap Inaugural Rewards
January 20, 2009
Dominique M. Hanssens, a marketing professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this SmartMoney Small Biz article about small businesses that capitalized on the presidential inauguration.

Los Angeles Times
New-home sales in Southland fall 53% in December
January 20, 2009
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times story about the slump in new home sales in Southern California.

Los Angeles Times
Black 'firsts' share their challenges
January 19, 2009
UCLA Anderson alumna Phyllis Currie ('97), general manager of Pasadena Water and Power, was featured in a front-page Los Angeles Times story highlighting prominent African-Americans who were "firsts" to achieve certain titles and positions. 

Los Angeles Times
HOW I MADE IT: JOY CHEN
January 18, 2009
UCLA Anderson alumna Joy Chen ('98) was featured in this Los Angeles Times business article about her executive search firm, Chen Partners. 

Wall Street Journal Online
Laid Off and Looking: Keeping Your Job Search Alive
January 16, 2009
UCLA Anderson alumnus Spencer Cutter ('98) posted an update on Wall Street Journal.com's "Laid Off and Looking" blog, which follows the journeys of eight out-of-work professionals as they look for new jobs in the current market.   

Wall Street Journal Online
Laid Off and Looking: Unemployed? Small Groups Can Help Keep Your Chin Up
January 15, 2009
UCLA Anderson alumna Karen Reid ('02) posted an update on Wall Street Journal.com's "Laid Off and Looking" blog, detailing the importance of small groups to stay motivated in the job search.

News-Ledger (MO)
Program to train Head Start parents in caring for mild illnesses
January 15, 2009
UCLA Anderson School of Management's Johnson & Johnson Head Start training program was featured in the News-Ledger (MO).

Los Angeles Times
Companies find spreading pain preferable to cutting jobs
January 15, 2009
Daniel J.B. Mitchell, professor emeritus at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times story about the different ways employers can reduce costs while preserving jobs.

PBS
NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
January 14, 2009
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was featured on PBS' NewsHour with Jim Lehrer in an in-depth piece about the state of the economy.

USA Today
Tough economy has non-major sports struggling to stay afloat
January 14, 2009
Nelson Gayton, executive director of UCLA Anderson's Entertainment and Media Management Institute, was quoted in this USA Today article analyzing the impact of the economic downturn on non-major sports.

UCLA Today
How to make Detroit productive after its bailout
January 13, 2009
An op-ed written by Daniel J.B. Mitchell, a professor emeritus at UCLA Anderson School of Management, about the aftermath of government bailouts was featured in UCLA Today.

Los Angeles Times
Some businesses think big during the downturn
January 13, 2009
Alfred E. Osborne, senior associate dean at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times article about businesses that are taking advantage of the recession to increase their market share.

Orange County Register
At $370,000, is county exec a deal
January 13, 2009
David Lewin, a management professor at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in this Orange County Register piece detailing compensation for Orange County executive Tom Mauk.

Los Angeles Business Journal 
Fighting Back
January 12, 2009
Nelson Gayton, executive director of UCLA Anderson's Entertainment and Media Management Institute, was quoted in a front-page Los Angeles Business Journal story about a local party-booking business that has found a way to thrive in the tough economy.

California Real Estate Journal
Rising Unemployment Yet to Hit Real Estate
January 12, 2009
The December 2008 UCLA Anderson Forecast report was cited in this California Real Estate Journal story analyzing the impact of unemployment on real estate.

Washington Post
Obama Stresses Plan's Job Potential
January 11, 2009
David Shulman was quoted yesterday in a front-page Washington Post article about Obama's $775 billion economic stimulus proposal. 

The Boston Globe
Steering Into Economic Headwinds
January 11, 2009
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Boston Globe story analyzing the potential impact of Obama's stimulus proposal.

Financial Times
Going south
January 9, 2009 
Sebastian Edwards, a global economics professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Financial Times piece about the Latin American financial crisis.

TIME.com
The Great California Fiscal Earthquake
January 8, 2009
The December 2008 UCLA Anderson Forecast report was cited in this Time.com article about California's budget deficit. 

Capitol Weekly
In fiscal crisis, Legislature should push economic recovery
January 8, 2009
The UCLA Anderson Forecast unemployment report was cited in this Capitol Weekly story about the state fiscal crisis.

Daily Bruin
Faculty Center celebrates 50 years of hosting events
January 8, 2009
Bruce Miller, an accounting professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Daily Bruin article highlighting the 50th anniversary of the UCLA Faculty Center.

KBS America
8 p.m. News
January 7, 2009
Paul Habibi, lecturer in real estate at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was interviewed on KBS America, discussing the future of the U.S. housing market.

New York Times
Economists Warm to Government Spending but Debate Its Form
January 7, 2009
Daniel J.B. Mitchell, professor emeritus at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this front-page New York Times business story about government spending proposals that were discussed at the annual American Economic Association meeting.

Daily Bruin
Recession predicted for 2009 year
January 7, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was extensively quoted in this Daily Bruin story about the economic outlook for 2009.

NPR National
Marketplace
January 6, 2009
Noah J. Goldstein, assistant professor of human resources and organizational behavior at UCLA Anderson, was a featured guest on NPR's "Marketplace" for a story about using peer pressure to change bad environmental habits.

KBS America
8 p.m. News
January 6, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was interviewed yesterday on the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) evening news, discussing California's economy and workforce.

Toronto Globe and Mail
'The future of capitalism is here, and it's not what any of us expected'
January 5, 2009
Richard Rumelt, a business and policy professor at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in this Toronto Globe and Mail column about strategic planning for businesses during the economic recession.

American Banker
The Age of Dominance Reaches Its End for GSEs
January 5, 2009
David Shulman, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in a front-page American Banker article about the future of government-sponsored enterprises.

Sacramento Business Journal
Region will struggle to get past 'Panic of 2008'
January 5, 2009
UCLA Anderson Forecast Senior Economist Jerry Nickelsburg's report in the December 2008 forecast was cited in this Sacramento Business Journal story about the region's economy. Nickelsburg was quoted.

Business Mirror (Philippines)
Three Ways to be More Persuasive
January 4, 2009
Noah Goldstein's co-authored book titled, "Yes! 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive" was featured in this article in the Business Mirror (Philippines).

Los Angeles Times
Hollywood starts '09 with little to celebrate
January 2, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times story about the economic problems facing the entertainment industry.

Forbes.com
Who Saw The Housing Bubble Coming?
January 2, 2009
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer's 2002 and 2003 economic reports were cited in this  Forbes.com article about economists' early warnings of a housing market crash.

The Times (UK)
Management briefing: time is more valuable than money for charities
January 2, 2009
UCLA Anderson Assistant Marketing Professor Wendy Liu's co-authored study on the value of time vs. money for charities was featured in The Times (UK).