July 2008

Bloomberg.com
California's Discount Foreclosure Sales Point to Housing Bottom
July 31, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Economist Ryan Ratcliff's research on the California housing market was referenced in this Bloomberg.com article about declining home sales. 

Black MBA Magazine
Dual Threats
Summer 2008 issue
The dual MBA/DDS program at UCLA Anderson was highlighted in an article in the Summer 2008 issue of Black MBA Magazine. To view a digital copy of the article, please click here.

San Diego Union-Tribune
S.D. home prices plummet 23.3% in year
July 30, 2008
Paul Habibi, a lecturer in real estate at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this San Diego Union-Tribune story about the record drop in home sales for the month of May.

Investment News
CEO compensation reports are illuminating
July 28, 2008
UCLA Anderson Finance Professor Geoff Tate's research on CEO compensation was featured in this article on InvestmentNews.com.

BBC
World Business Report
July 25, 2008
Paul Habibi, a lecturer in real estate at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was interviewed on the BBC's "World Business Report" about the ever-increasing number of home foreclosures in the U.S. To view the video, please click here.

KQED-FM (NPR- San Francisco)
Forum
July 25, 2008
David Lewin, a professor of human resources and organization behavior at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was featured guest on the KQED (NPR San Francisco) radio program "Forum," as part of a discussion about health and safety in the American workplace. 

The Press-Enterprise
Field poll: Record number say they're worse off financially than a year ago
July 25, 2008
Jerry Nickelsburg, an economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Press-Enterprise article reporting recent Field Poll results, which show that two-thirds of California voters think they are in worse financial shape now than they were a year ago. 

Los Angeles Times
Record home losses in California
July 23, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times article about the federal government’s response to escalating numbers of home foreclosures, particularly in California.

Los Angeles Business Journal
Grounds For Feud
July 21, 2008
UCLA Anderson Professor Daniel J.B. Mitchell was quoted in this Los Angeles Business Journal article about about the troubled contract negotiations between West Coast dockerworkers and the Pacific Maritime Association. 

Economist.com
News from the schools: Fall and rise
July 18, 2008
UCLA Anderson's international application statistics were reported in the "News from the Schools" section of Economist.com.

KNX-AM (LA)
Business Hour
July 18, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was a guest on the KNX radio program "Business Hour," discussing unemployment data in the Labor Department's recently released jobs report.

BusinessWeek.com
Five Non-Biz Classes for Business Majors
July 17, 2008
Sara Tucker, director of UCLA Anderson School of Management’s coaching and team skills program, was quoted in this BusinessWeek.com piece outlining the top five non-business courses undergraduates should take to prepare for a career in business. 

Daily News (LA)
Study: Trade, tech, tourism bolster L.A.
July 16, 2008
Jerry Nickelsburg, an economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Daily News piece detailing findings from an economic forecast released by the Kyser Center for Economic Research, which stated that trade, technology and tourism will keep Los Angeles' economy alive.

San Diego Union-Tribune
'70s flashback would be bad trip for economy
July 16, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Economists Ryan Ratcliff and Edward Leamer were quoted in this San Diego Union-Tribune special report comparing the current economy with the recession in the late 1970s.

Los Angeles Times
Filling up but going nowhere
July 16, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in David Lazarus' consumer column about the effect of high gas prices on consumer spending.

Forbes.com 
Blue-collar billionaires
July 15, 2008
John E. Anderson, a benefactor of UCLA Anderson School of Management, was highlighted in this Forbes.com article profiling several self-made billionaires. To view the accompanying slideshow, please click here.

Associated Press
Many likely to remain priced out of housing market
July 15, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this AP story about Congress' initiative to help struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure. The article also appeared in the Sacramento Bee, Daily Breeze, Forbes.com and MSNBC.com.

Los Angeles Times
Tension builds as talks between dockworkers, management drag on
July 15, 2008
Daniel J.B. Mitchell, a management professor at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times article about the troubled contract negotiations between West Coast dockerworkers and the Pacific Maritime Association. 

Daily News (LA)
Fed takeover fuels worry about other banks
July 15, 2008
Paul Habibi, a lecturer in real estate at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in a front page story in the Daily News about the impact of IndyMac bank's collapse on other banks. 

San Diego Business Journal 
More Housing Headaches Loom While Economy Is in Flux
July 14, 2008
Paul Habibi, a lecturer in real estate at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this San Diego Business Journal article predicting a second wave of home foreclosures in California.

CNBC.com
Weak Dollar Makes U.S. MBA a Bargain...For Foreigners
July 13, 2008
Mae Jennifer Shores, assistant dean and director of MBA admissions & financial aid at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this article- with accompanying video- discussing the recent increase in international student applications to American MBA programs due to strong foreign currencies and weakening dollar. To view the video clip, please click here.

BusinessWeek.com
Business Schools Mull Scandal Options
July 13, 2008
Mae Jennifer Shores, assistant dean and director of MBA admissions & financial aid at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this BusinessWeek.com piece surveying admissions officials at top-ranked MBA programs about repercussions for those involved in the recent GMAT cheating scandal.

KNX-AM (LA)
Business Hour
July 11, 2008
Stuart Gabriel, a professor of finance at UCLA Anderson and director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA, was interviewed on the KNX radio program "Business Hour," discussing the Fed's announcement to bail out mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Forbes
U.S. Workers Benefit From Globalization
July 11, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Forbes.com article about the effects of globalization on wage inequality.

Financial Times
From barracks back to blackboard
July 7, 2008
UCLA Anderson Dean Judy Olian was quoted in this Financial Times article about a rising trend of former military personnel opting for business school to transition into civilian life. UCLA Anderson's Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, to be held August 2-10, 2008, is mentioned. 

Financial Times
Falling dollar draws students
July 7, 2008
Craig Hubbell, associate director of MBA admissions at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Financial Times piece highlighting increased numbers of international applications to MBA programs in the United States.

Los Angeles Times
California's fiscal woes largely of its own making
July 7, 2008
Daniel J.B. Mitchell, a public policy professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times article detailing the causes of the California budget crisis.

BusinessWeek.com
Graduation Wisdom for Future CEOs
July 3, 2008
UCLA Anderson's commencement speaker William Weldon, chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson, was featured in this BusinessWeek.com slideshow highlighting lessons imparted by MBA commencement speakers around the nation. To view the slideshow, please click here.

New York Times
The Times Wins 3 Loeb Awards for Reporting
July 3, 2008
The New York Times today reported the winners of the Gerald Loeb Awards, the highest honors in business journalism, presented by UCLA Anderson on June 30, 2008 in New York City.
 
Wall Street Journal
Superstar CEOs Not All They're Cracked Up to Be
July 2, 2008
UCLA Anderson Professor Geoff Tate's co-authored paper, which found that CEOs who won awards extracted more money from their companies than their non-winning counterparts, was highlighted in this Wall Street Journal blog.

Los Angeles Times
U.S. auto sales in the ditch in June
July 2, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times article about the drop in U.S. car sales due to skyrocketing gas prices.

Wall Street Journal
Journal Editor, Reporting Team Win Loeb Awards
July 2, 2008
The Wall Street Journal reported the winners of the Gerald Loeb Awards, the highest honors in business journalism, presented by UCLA Anderson on June 30, 2008 in New York. 

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