UCLA Anderson School of Management

January 2013

January 30

Jerry Nickelsburg, William Yu, and the Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast report were cited in GlobeSt.com, Silicon Valley Business Journal, SD Daily Transcript, and KPCC's Air Talk and Morning Edition (audio links currently unavailable).

The Australian featured Dean Judy Olian in a story about the perceived threat top U.S. universities pose to overseas enrollment in Australian schools. (subscription required)

Christopher Tang's research on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner was highlighted in a New Yorker article.

Daniel Mitchell spoke to KNX's Business Hour about the decline of membership in unions across the country, with the exception of California (audio link currently unavailable).

Jason Snyder was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about Chick-fil-A and corporate America's changing attitude toward gay rights.

Adrian Aguirre and UCLA Anderson were featured in a Kaplan video as part of Kaplan's "Road to Business School" series.

January 28

Edward Leamer was quoted in a San Francisco Chronicle article about Gov. Jerry Brown's State of the State address.

Paul Habibi talked to U.S. News & World Report about the career prospects of recent B-school graduates who studied real estate.

UCLA Today posted a story about the first class to graduate from the GEMBA for the Americas program.

The Associated Press quoted Emily Taylor of the Parker CMC in a story about a poker tournament in Las Vegas for MBAs. The article was picked up by Bloomberg Businessweek, ABC News, U.S. News & World Report, and over 200 other media outlets.

The Daily Bruin ran a feature story about FEMBA student Valerie Sun's bone marrow drive at UCLA Anderson and how a bone marrow transplant saved her own life.

January 24

Judy D. Olian talked with The Australian about the value and relevance of MBAs in a changing global business landscape. 

Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted by North Bay Business Journal and The Press Democrat in articles about the latest Forecast data showing Sonoma County's economic recovery. Nickelsburg was also featured in an editorial by The Press Democrat on the progress of Sonoma County's economy.

Judy D. Olian spoke to Bloomberg Businessweek about B-schools' efforts to develop global minds.

David Shulman wrote an article for U.S. News & World Report breaking down the key points in President Obama's inaugural address. 

William Ouchi spoke to The Bismarck Tribune (subscription only) about the importance of giving parents more choices in educational opportunities for their children.

Second-year MBA student Yael Davidowitz-Neu blogged in Bloomberg Businessweek about how the Parker Career Management Center helped her find the right internship.

January 22

Stuart Gabriel was quoted by the Los Angeles Times on the increase in median home prices in Southern California; the article and Gabriel were also mentioned in a Mother Jones blog.

Bloomberg News quoted Paul Habibi on the JOBS Act and crowdfunding platforms offering equity; the article was also featured by Bloomberg Businessweek.

Stephen D. Oliner's Economic Letter was featured by The Registry.

David Shulman wrote an article for BusinessLife.com on the weak demands for office space.

CEPro mentioned UCLA Anderson in an article on the economic indicators that suggest an optimistic outlook for 2013.

January 16

The China Economic Herald spotlighted UCLA Anderson's MBA offerings, as well as featured Dean Judy Olian and a couple of graduates, in an article explaining how the school is an ideal choice for Asian students (translated text below).

January 15

Stuart Gabriel was interviewed by KCRW Which Way, L.A.? regarding the role of Proposition 13 on the affordability gap in Los Angeles (audio segment starts at 17:41).

Paul Habibi was quoted in two Los Angeles Business Journal articles about an upswing in L.A.'s luxury condo market and upcoming mixed-use projects in Culver City (article two).

Bloomberg Businessweek ranked UCLA Anderson among the top 10 MBA programs for entrepreneurship.

Daniel Mitchell discussed the implications of Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed 2013-14 state budget for the UC system with the Daily Bruin.

Daniel Mitchell was quoted in a Gulf Today story about American Airlines' dispute with its union employees.

January 10

Ed Leamer was interviewed on KNX 1070 radio's "Business Hour" program about the December jobs report and his outlook for the economy in 2013. (audio segment starts at 20:00)

Bill Cockrum was this week's featured professor on mbaMission, as identified by students.

The Daily News and City News Service quoted Ed Leamer in stories about a proposed $3 billion bond measure to repair L.A.'s crumbling streets.

Ed Leamer talked to the Boston Globe about the impact of technological advances on today's workforce and on income inequality.

Newsmax quoted Ed Leamer on President Obama's new taxes and their potential to lead the economy into another recession. 

January 4

Alex Lawrence was quoted and pictured in The Wall Street Journal in a story about the importance of candidates' employability in business school admissions.

David Shulman talked to the Los Angeles Times about how auto sales and a housing recovery appear to be big drivers of the economy this year. The article was picked up by the Chicago Tribune.  

Romain Wacziarg's research on "The First Law of Petropolitics" was featured in Foreign Policy, in a friendly debate between a FP editor and a New York Times columnist.

January 3

Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted in an Associated Press article on the effects the fiscal cliff deal will have on California; the story was featured by CBS Los Angeles, The Sacramento Bee, and various other media outlets. Nickelsburg also talked to the Oakland Tribune about the broadening of the tech sector in the Bay Area. The story was picked up by the Huffington Post.

Sebastian Edwards was mentioned by The Wall Street Journal on the optimistic outlook and growth of Canada and some Latin American countries.

Kelly Bean was quoted in an American Banking and Market News article on UCLA Anderson's partnership with The Retirement Advisor University.

The San Jose Mercury News cited data from the Anderson Forecast and quoted Jerry Nickelsburg in a story about job growth in the Bay Area.

Daniel Mitchell was quoted in a Sacramento Bee story about key issues in 2013 contract talks for California's engineers union.

The Wall Street Journal mentioned Alex Lawrence in an article on the role of candidates' employability in business school admissions.

William Yu discussed preschool teachers' low pay scales on KPCC (audio and text).

Stephen Oliner wrote an article for The Cutting Edge on Ben Bernanke's tenure as chairman of the Federal Reserve.

January 2

Stuart Gabriel was quoted in a WSJ MarketWatch article on whether the housing market is truly in recovery mode.

Paola Giuliano's research, showing that individuals who experience a deep economic recession as young adults are more likely to think success is the result of luck, was cited in a New York Times article.

Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted by the Associated Press concerning California's growing economy. The story was picked up by Bloomberg Businessweek, The New York Times, and various other outlets.

Sam Culbert wrote an article for HR Morning on the 15 questions to make you think twice about performance reviews.

Danny Oppenheimer was interviewed on KCRW's "Which Way, LA?" regarding ways that environmental groups can better fundraise. 

Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted by the Sacramento Bee on how a failure to reach a fiscal cliff deal would impact the U.S. economy.

Shlomo Benartzi spoke to The New York Times about how investors' confidence was shaken by volatility in the markets in 2012. The article was also picked up by CNBC.

Jim Stengel was featured in Entrepreneur's "Best Inspirational Words from Business Leaders in 2012."

Jerry Nickelsburg was interviewed on KQED's "Forum" regarding how the new fiscal cliff deal will affect California's economy in the next few years (audio segment starts at 14:37).

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