June 2008

Associated Press
N.Y. Times wins 3 Loeb Awards; Sloan gets his 7th
June 30, 2008
The Associated Press yesterday reported the winners of the Gerald Loeb Awards, the highest honors in business journalism, presented by UCLA Anderson in New York last night. 

Los Angeles Business Journal
Digging Out
June 30, 2008
Stuart Gabriel, a finance professor at UCLA Anderson and director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA, was quoted in this Los Angeles Business Journal article detailing the effects of the mortgage crisis and economic downturn on the local banking industry. 

Asian News International
Happy or sad feelings better recalled than mixed ones
June 29th, 2008
Asian News International reported on research co-authored by Aimee Drolet, associate professor of marketing at the UCLA Anderson, which found that people tend to underestimate the intensity of their recalled feelings if those feelings are mixed, as opposed to purely happy or sad.

Bloomberg
Homes Less Affordable as Prices Fall, Rates Rise, Zillow Says
June 27, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast economist Ryan Ratcliff's study on the California real estate market, published in the quarterly forecast report, was referenced in this Bloomberg article on the effect of rising mortgage rates on the actual cost of buying a house.

The Chronicle Herald (Canada)
No wonder our students can't read
June 26, 2008
UCLA Anderson Professor William G. Ouchi's research on successful school models, based on his book titled, "Making Schools Work: A Revolutionary Plan to Get Your Children the Education They Need," was referenced in this article about Nova Scotia's education system.

Los Angeles Times
Speculating on why oil, gasoline prices are soaring
June 25, 2008
Francis Longstaff, a finance professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quotedin this Los Angeles Times consumer column examining the role speculators play on oil and gas prices.

Sacramento Bee
Dan Walters: Could California budget gap get wider?
June 25, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Economist Jerry Nickelsburg's summary of the California economy, published in the June 2008 quarterly report, was highlighted in this Sacramento Bee article about Gov. Schwarzenegger's proposal to remedy the state's massive budget deficit.  

Daily News (LA)
State's real estate bust is still playing out
June 22, 2008
Ryan Ratcliff's study on the California real estate market, published in the June 2008 UCLA Anderson Forecast, was featured Sunday in the Daily News (LA).

KNBC-TV CH4 (LA)
News Conference
June 22, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was a featured guest along with UC Irvine economist Peter Navarro discussing skyrocketing energy prices, unemployment, and the state of the economy. To view the full interview, please click here.

Los Angeles Times
California unemployment hits 6.8%
June 21, 2008
Ryan Ratcliff, an economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times article reporting a spike in California unemployment in May.

San Francisco Chronicle
State records biggest jump in unemployment
June 21, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Economist Ryan Ratcliff was quoted in this San Francisco Chronicle story detailing a state report on unemployment in California.

Orange County Register
Students, self-employed join unemployed mortgage workers
June 20, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast economist Jerry Nickelsburg's report in the most recent UCLA Anderson Forecast was highlighted in this Orange County Register piece on unemployment in Orange County.

Fortune.com
Video Highlights from Q&A With John Wooden, Howard Schultz at John Wooden Global Leadership Award dinner
June 20, 2008
Fortune.com featured five video clip segments from a Q&A session on leadership with legendary basketball coach John Wooden and Howard Schultz, chief executive officer of Starbucks, at the John Wooden Global Leadership Award dinner on May 28. The interactive discussion was moderated by Fortune's managing editor Andy Serwer. To view the video clips, please click here.

BusinessWeek.com
Five Ways to Ruin an Application Essay
June 19, 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 offering tips for MBA applicants on ways to avoid common mistakes on the application essay.

Associated Press
Foreclosure-driven price declines heat up California sales
June 19, 2008
Ryan Ratcliff, an economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Associated Press article about an influx of first-time California home buyers amid the rise in foreclosures. The article appeared on Forbes.com, CNBC.com, Yahoo News, San Jose Mercury News, International Herald Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, San Diego Union-Tribune, and Sacramento Bee.

San Francisco Chronicle
Slowest May in 20 years for Bay Area housing
June 19, 2008
The second quarterly UCLA Anderson Forecast report was referenced in this San Francisco Chronicle article about a 20-year low for Bay Area home sales in May 2008.

JUNE 2008 UCLA ANDERSON FORECAST MEDIA COVERAGE:

The UCLA Anderson Forecast's new quarterly report, which affirmed that the economy is not in a recession but acknowledged that recent employment data falls within "recession range," was featured in the following publications. Edward Leamer, director of the Forecast, David Shulman, senior economist, Jerry Nickelsburg and Ryan Ratcliff, economists with the Forecast, were quoted in the coverage.

Los Angeles Times
Economists predict more pain ahead but no recession
June 18, 2008

Bloomberg
California Home Market Shows First Signs of Recovery
June 18, 2008

Reuters
California economy to withstand housing drag: report
June 18, 2008 

Reuters
Economic outlook "subprime," no recession: report
June 18, 2008 

Los Angeles Business Journal
UCLA Anderson Forecast: Still, No Recession
June 18, 2008

San Francisco Chronicle
UCLA economists expect no recession this year
 June 18, 2008

Sacramento Bee
UCLA economists sticking to no-recession forecast
 June 18, 2008

San Diego Union-Tribune
Housing prices may fall 25% to 30% off their peak
June 18, 2008

San Jose Mercury News
Study: Bargain-hunters may soon end California's real estate 'free fall'
June 18, 2008

Daily News (LA)
California economy weak but dodging the bullet, UCLA Anderson Forecast says
June 18, 2008

East Bay Business Times
No recession but very subprime outlook, UCLA report predicts
June 18, 2008

Los Angeles Times
Oil prices fuel fury from the pulpit
June 17, 2008
Ed Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times article about the impact of record gas prices on Southern California churches.

Financial Times
Analysis: Jobs found outside Wall Street and City
June 16, 2008
UCLA Anderson's Master of Financial Engineering Program was highlighted in this Financial Times article about employment prospects for graduating students with an MFE degree.

Washington Post
Fuel Costs Pushed Up Inflation In May
June 14, 2008
David Shulman, a senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Washington Post story about inflation in the United States.

San Francisco Chronicle
Mixed forecasts on S.F. commercial real estate
June 12, 2008
Jerry Nickelsburg, an economist with UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this article featuring results from the UCLA Anderson Forecast/Allen Matkins survey, which projected expectations for office markets in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and San Francisco.

Daily News (LA)
Office rental market simmers
June 12, 2008
Jerry Nickelsburg, an economist with UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this article featuring results from the UCLA Anderson Forecast/Allen Matkins survey, which projected expectations for office markets in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and San Francisco.

Commercial Property News
UCLA Survey Gives Mixed Marks to California Real Estate
June 11, 2008
Jerry Nickelsburg, an economist with UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this article featuring results from the UCLA Anderson Forecast/Allen Matkins survey, which projected expectations for office markets in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and San Francisco.

San Diego Union-Tribune
Outlook upbeat for S.D. office market
June 11, 2008
Jerry Nickelsburg, an economist with UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this article featuring results from the UCLA Anderson Forecast/Allen Matkins survey, which projected expectations for office markets in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and San Francisco.

Associated Press
Companies offering free gas to attract business
June 8, 2008
Suzanne Shu, a marketing professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Associated Press article about how some businesses are offering free gas promotions to attract customers.

New York Times
Water-Starved California Slows Development
June 7, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this New York Times story detailing California's water shortage problem.

San Jose Mercury News
Real estate agents, loan brokers seek other ways to make a living
June 6, 2008
Ryan Ratcliff, an economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this San Jose Mercury News article detailing the effects of the housing downturn on real estate and mortgage industry employment.

Los Angeles Times
Study places a high cost on Hollywood writers strike
June 6, 2008
The UCLA Anderson Forecast was referenced in this Los Angeles Times story about a Milken Institute report that concluded that the writer's guild strike cost California's economy an estimated $2.1 billion. 

Daily Variety
WGA strike costs CA $2.1 billion
June 5, 2008
Jerry Nickelsburg, an economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Daily Variety article about a Milken Institute report that concluded that the writer's guild strike cost California's economy an estimated $2.1 billion. 

Los Angeles Times
Santa Maria house bought with no money down goes into foreclosure
June 5, 2008
Stuart Gabriel, a finance professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management and director of the Richard Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA,  was quoted today in this Los Angeles Times article about home foreclosures in California's central coast.

Wall Street Journal
For start-up founders, passing the baton can be a timeless drama
June 4, 2008
David Lewin, a professor of human resources and organization behavior at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Wall Street Journal article about tensions that occur between younger company founders and management executives.

Los Angeles Times
John Wooden's tips for courting success
June 2, 2008
The Los Angeles Times highlighted UCLA Anderson's John Wooden Global Leadership Award in this featured interview with legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden. The JWGLA was presented to Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz on May 28, 2008. To view a video of the interview, please click on the link above.

Financial Times
Market cap indices 'can't be beaten'
June 2, 2008
UCLA Anderson Professor Richard Roll's research on fundamental indices and returns for investors was featured on the front page of the Financial Times fund management section.

Los Angeles Times
The market turns cold in a desert boomtown
June 2, 2008
Edward Leamer, a professor at UCLA Anderson and director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times article about skyrocketing home foreclosures in Southern California.


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