March 2008

Los Angeles Times
Silicon Valley meetings go 'topless'
March 31, 2008
UCLA Anderson School of Management was mentioned in this LA Times story about a recent trend in restricting laptop use in business meetings and classrooms.   

The Hartford Courant
Salaried Recruiting Can Help Job Seekers
March 31, 2008
David Lewin, professor and faculty director of UCLA Anderson School of Management's Advanced Program in Human Resource Management, was quoted in this article about the benefits of paying recruiters higher, fixed salaries in place of commission.

Reuters
For U.S. farmland, signs of a property bubble?
March 30, 2008 
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this article about a disconnect between the fast-rising prices of U.S. agricultural land and falling returns from rents.

Associated Press
Soap fuss fuels flak over AFTRA, SAG talks
March 30, 2008
UCLA Anderson School of Management Professor Daniel J.B. Mitchell was quoted in this AP article about the dispute between the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

The Washington Post
Fed leaders confront their new role in the credit crisis
March 30, 2008
David Shulman, a senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this article about the Federal Reserve's redefined role as a protector and overseer of Wall Street.

Reuters
Small investors risk losses buying top gainers -study
March 27, 2008
Reuters reported on a study about price patterns in the stock market, conducted by UCLA Anderson School of Management Professors Brett Trueman and David Aboody.

Sacramento Bee
Construction skid sidelines Latino immigrant workers
March 30, 2008
Jerry Nickelsburg, an economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Sacramento Bee article about the effect of construction job losses on Latino immigrant workers.

U.S. News & World Report
Business Schools Teach Environmental Studies
March 26, 2008
UCLA Anderson School of Management was mentioned in this U.S. News & World Report article about business schools integrating environmental studies into their curriculums.

Investor's Business Daily
Nasdaq And Other Sites Offer Investment Tools
March 26, 2008
Eric Sussman, lecturer in accounting and real estate at the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management, was quoted in this article about new software services that help investors manage their portfolios. This article was reprinted on CNNMoney.com. 

KNX-AM 1070 (LA)
Business Hour
March 25, 2008
Stuart Gabriel, a professor of finance at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate, provided insight on the real estate market in Southern California.  

KTLA-TV (LA)
KTLA Prime News
March 25, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer was interviewed for a story about the U.S. Treasury Secretary's push to fix Social Security and Medicare.

Los Angeles Business Journal
Hopes Hit High Tide for Port Talks
March 24, 2008
Daniel J.B. Mitchell, professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Los Angeles Business Journal article about union contract talks between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association.

Los Angeles Business Journal
Special Report: Slaking the Thirst for Cash
March 24, 2008 
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer was quoted in this Los Angeles Business Journal article about existing loan funds in the current credit market.

Bloomberg
California Leads U.S. in Defaults, Price Drop, Slowing Growth
March 20, 2008
Jerry Nickelsburg, an economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Bloomberg article about the slowdown in California's housing market and its effect on the economy and job market. 

San Francisco Chronicle
There are side effects to financial medicine
March 20, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer was quoted in this San Francisco Chronicle article about the possible consequences of the Fedal Reserve's rate cut.  

Washington Post
Fed Slashes Key Interest Rate, and Stocks Soar
March 19, 2008
David Shulman, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Washington Post article about the Federal Reserve's dramatic rate cut and the simultaneous rise in the stock market.

The Orange County Register
Board approves 'OC brand' for agencies
March 19, 2008
UCLA Anderson School of Management Associate Professor Sanjay Sood was quoted in this article about the Orange County Board of Supervisors' campaign to reorganize local government agencies with the "OC brand."

Associated Press
West Coast dockworkers, shipping lines start early contract talks
March 18, 2008
UCLA Anderson School of Management Professor Daniel J.B. Mitchell was quoted in this Associated Press article about union contract talks between West Coast dockworkers and shipping companies. The article was published in the San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, The Sacramento Bee, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, and The Press-Enterprise. 

The Press-Enterprise
Housing Dip Driving Fed Rate Cuts
March 18, 2008
David Shulman, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this story about the Federal Reserve's expected rate cut.

KCBS-TV (LA)
CBS2 News at 11
March 17, 2008
Bruce Carlin, assistant professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was interviewed for a story about the Bear Stearns buyout and what investors can do to protect their portfolios in a faltering economy.  

Associated Press
China firms sink roots across the globe
March 16, 2008
This Associated Press article referred to UCLA Anderson's admission statistics for Chinese nationals.  

Los Angeles Times
Southland Home Prices Tumble Fast
March 14, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer was quoted in this Los Angeles Times article about Southern California's rapidly declining home prices.

San Diego Union-Tribune
County's median home price 20% off its 2005 peak
March 14, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Economist Ryan Ratcliff was quoted in this San Diego Union-Tribune article about San Diego County's housing market slump.

KABC-TV (LA)
Eyewitness News at Five
March 13, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was interviewed for a story on rising home foreclosures in Los Angeles County.

Money Magazine
Keep Your Cool in a Dangerous Market
March 13, 2008
Avanidhar Subrahmanyam, professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Money Magazine column about remaining calm in a stock market crisis.

KFWB
News 980 Exclusive- "Credit Crunch"
March 13, 2008
Stuart Gabriel, a professor of finance at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate, was a guest on KFWB's "News 980 Exclusive" series on the credit crunch and its effect on consumers. 

Associated Press
Economists See U.S. Avoiding Recession
March 11, 2008
The Associated Press reported data from the UCLA Anderson Forecast's quarterly report, released on March 11, 2008, which says the U.S. economy will suffer as the slumping housing market continues to decline, but the nation should avoid slipping into a recession.

Reuters
Economy Weak But Not Enough for Recession: Report
March 11, 2008
Reuters reported findings of the UCLA Anderson Forecast's quarterly report, released on March 11, 2008, which says that the U.S. economy will shrink in the second quarter but will avoid a recession.

Los Angeles Times
UCLA Experts Don't Buy Recession
March 11, 2008
The Los Angeles Times reported on the release of the UCLA Anderson Forecast's quarterly report, released on March 11, 2008, which predicts that the California and national economies will continue to slow but will not enter recession.

U.S. News & World Report
Comparing Today's Housing Crisis With the 1930s
March 10, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer was quoted in the March 10 issue of U.S. News & World Report, in an article comparing the current housing slump with the housing downturn in the 1930s.

Los Angeles Business Journal
Median Home Price Falls, Sales Slow in February
March 10, 2008
Stuart Gabriel, a professor of finance at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate, commented on falling median home prices in Los Angeles.

Daily Bruin
Master's Finance Program Created
March 10, 2008
The Daily Bruin highlighted the new Master of Financial Engineering Program at UCLA Anderson School of Management, including quotes from Bob Mark, executive director of the program.

NPR- National
All Things Considered
March 7, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, discussed the effects of the housing meltdown on California's job market. The segment also aired on NPR affiliate, KQED-FM, in San Francisco (3/7/08).

Washington Post
Mortgage Foreclosures Reach All-Time High
March 7, 2008
David Shulman, a senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Washington Post article correlating the spike in mortgage foreclosures with falling stock values.

Daily Bruin
Anderson Program Aims to Develop Young Leaders
March 6, 2008
UCLA Anderson School of Management's Riordan Healthcare Management Program was featured in the Daily Bruin, including quotes from Roxanne Mendez, associate director of the program.

Associated Press
Experts: Chiquita Lawsuits Probably Won't Hurt Image, Profits
Mar 5, 2008
Gonzalo Freixes, lecturer and associate dean at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Associated Press article about lawsuits filed against produce company Chiquita Brands and their effects on the company's profits. 

Wall Street Journal
Making Kids Money Savvy: Try These Four Financial Tricks
 March 5, 2008
Shlomo Benartzi, professor of accounting at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Wall Street Journal article on teaching children financial responsibility.

PBS
Newshour with Jim Lehrer
March 4, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer and Anderson exchange student Pedro Matos Rosa were interviewed in a segment titled, "The Falling Dollar," about the declining value of the U.S. dollar and its effect on the national economy.

KNX-AM 1070 (LA)
Business Hour
March 3, 2008
Stuart Gabriel, professor of finance at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate, was a guest on the KNX radio program, "Business Hour with Frank Mottek," discussing the real estate market in relation to jumbo loan limits and a weakening economy. 

Daily Bruin
Forum evaluates U.S. relations with Chinese market
March 3, 2008
The Daily Bruin provided detailed coverage of the Wilbur K. Woo Greater Chinese Business Conference held at UCLA Anderson School of Management on February 29, 2008. 

The Seattle Times
Don't expect economics to settle land-use debate
March 3, 2008
Stuart Gabriel, professor of finance at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate, was quoted in this Seattle Times column discussing land-use policies and affordable housing.  

Sacramento Bee
Behind the Meltdown: Equity plunge saps will to spend
March 2, 2008
Research by Stuart Gabriel, professor of finance at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate, was cited in this article about the impact of the real estate downturn on consumer spending.

San Diego Union-Tribune
Helping homeowners tripped up by mortgage
March 1, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this San Diego Union-Tribune article about a company that helps distressed homeowners navigate their way through foreclosure.

Mortgage Banking Magazine
A Hard Landing in California
March 2008
Stuart Gabriel, professor of finance at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate, and Ryan Ratcliff, economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, commented on the California real estate slump and its implications for the economy. 

BizEd Magazine
Greater Health Literacy Reduces Hospital Visits
March/April 2008
BizEd magazine highlighted a UCLA Anderson School of Management study in their March/April 2008 issue, linking health literacy to reduced hospital visits. 


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