March 2009

The Seattle Times
Japan's management approaches offer lessons for U.S. corporations
March 29, 2009
An op-ed by Sanford Jacoby, professor of human resources and organizational behavior at UCLA Anderson, outlining lessons from Japan’s management approaches was published in The Seattle Times.

The Australian
Survival of the fittest means adapting to new reality

March 27, 2009
Richard Rumelt, the Harry and Elsa Kunin Chair in Business and Society at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in The Australian about companies remaking their business models to adapt to the economic downturn.

Nowaday News Leader
Exciting opportunity for Head Start

March 27, 2009
The UCLA/Johnson & Johnson Health Care Institute’s literacy training program, called I Can Help My Child Stay Healthy, was featured in Nowaday News Leader. Ariella Herman, senior lecturer of decisions, operations, and technology management at UCLA Anderson, was quoted.

KNX Newsradio
March 27, 2009
Dan Mitchell, professor emeritus of human resources and organizational behavior at UCLA Anderson, was interviewed on KNX Newsradio about California’s state budget.

The Hollywood Reporter
Back to the Future
March 27, 2009
Nelson Gayton of the UCLA Entertainment and Media Management Institute was quoted in a Hollywood Reporter story about the evolution of DVD distributor Netflix.

 

MARCH 2009 UCLA ANDERSON FORECAST:
The UCLA Anderson Forecast's March 2009 report, which predicts rising unemployment nationally and in California through at least 2010, was featured in the following print publications: Associated Press, New York Times, CNBC, Reuters, CNN Money, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Business Journal, San Diego Union-Tribune, Daily News, Sacramento Bee, San Jose Mercury News, Daily Bruin, Stockton Record, North County Times, American City Business Journals and on broadcast and radio outlets including CNN "American Morning", CBS Evening News, KNX-AM 1070, KFWB-AM, KCBS-AM, KFI-AM, KTLA-TV, KCBS-TV, KNBC-TV, KRON-TV, NBC San Francisco, NBC Santa Barbara, and NBC Bakersfield. Director Edward Leamer and Senior Economists Jerry Nickelsburg and David Shulman were quoted in the coverage.

The Daily Bruin
Anderson report predicts decline
March 30, 2009

CBS News
A Sign Of The Times For Job Hunters
March 29, 2009

Stockton Record
Economic experts predict long recovery
March 26, 2009

North County Times
Jobless rate foreseen peaking at 12 percent, in double digits for three years
March 25, 2009

American City Business Journals
UCLA forecast: Economic recovery not expected before 2010
March 25, 2009

KNBC Channel 4
California Economy Running on Fumes
March 25, 2009

The Associated Press
California Jobless Rate to Approach 12%
March 25, 2009

Reuters
California seen struggle through this year-forecast
March 25, 2009

CNN Money
2009 will be hard, recovery in 2010 - report
March 25, 2009

Los Angeles Times
UCLA Anderson Forecast: dark days
March 25, 2009

Los Angeles Business Journal
Forecast Sees Lingering Recession
March 25, 2009

San Diego Union-Tribune
State's jobless rate forecast to pass 12%
March 25, 2009

Sacramento Bee
12% jobless rate forecast for state, followed by slow recovery
March 25, 2009

Daily News
State unemployment numbers could remain high until 2010
March 25, 2009

San Jose Mercury News
State's economy to see longer recession
March 25, 2009

 

The Tennessean
Companies shed sports sponsorships
March 22, 2009
Dominique Hanssens, professor of marketing at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in a Tennessean article about dwindling corporate sports sponsorships.

Boston Globe
Are our shopping days over?
March 22, 2009
Edward Leamer, professor of global economics and management at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in a Boston Globe article pointing to consumer cutbacks as a sign of a shifting economy.

Reuters
As climate changes, is water the new oil?
March 22, 2009
Jonathan Greenblatt, lecturer on social entrepreneurship at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in a Reuters piece highlighting International World Water Day, an annual United Nations event to focus attention on sustainable management of fresh water resources.

The Wall Street Journal
Home Buyers Stir Hope in California
March 21, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist at the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal story about the rise in California home sales.

KTVU-TV
March 20, 2009
Paul Habibi, a lecturer on real estate at UCLA Anderson, was interviewed live on the Bay Area station KTVU-TV's "Mornings on 2," discussing the California real estate market.

Ventura County Star
Wall Street scandals become topics for local teachers
March 20, 2009
Gonzalo Freixes, a lecturer in accounting as well as the current Associate Dean of the Executive MBA and Fully Employed MBA Programs at UCLA Anderson, is quoted in a Ventura County Star article about the impact of Wall Street scandals on classroom education.

San Jose Mercury News
Mortgage rates already dropping in response to Fed action
March 20, 2009
David Shulman, senior economist at the UCLA Anderson Forecast, is quoted in a San Jose Mercury News story about the federal government's trillion-dollar move to revive the housing sector.

MSNBC.com
AIG flap heartens critics of high pay
March 20, 2009
David Lewin, professor of human resources and organizational behavior at UCLA Anderson, is quoted in an MSNBC.com article about the effects of recent AIG controversy over executive bonuses on corporate pay practices.

Los Angeles Times
Southland median home price holds to $250,000 in February
March 18, 2009
Stuart Gabriel, professor of finance and director of the Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA, is quoted in a Los Angeles Times story reporting the latest data on median home prices in Southern California. 

San Diego Union-Tribune
Housing slump not even close to ending
March 18, 2009
Paul Habibi, a lecturer on real estate at UCLA Anderson, is quoted in a San Diego Union-Tribune article about home prices in Southern California.

Reuters
Owners skulking away from "underwater" U.S. homes
March 17, 2009
Paul Habibi, a lecturer on real estate at UCLA Anderson, was interviewed on KCBS/KCAL9 News discussing recent data on home prices.

Wall Street Journal Online
Looking Outside of New York to Make Credentials Standout
March 12, 2009
Edward Leamer, professor of global economics and management at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in a Reuters piece about a growing number of American homeowners defaulting on mortgage payments.

The Huffington Post
Let The Clean Waters Flow

March 16, 2009
An op-ed by Jonathan Greenblatt, lecturer on social entrepreneurship at UCLA Anderson, discusses ways the new administration can address global water issues was posted on The Huffington Post.

Los Angeles Times
Jimmy Fallon speaks geek on 'Late Night'

March 16, 2009
Ely Dahan, professor of marketing at UCLA Anderson, is quoted in a Los Angeles Times story about "Late Night" host Jimmy Fallon's appeal to a tech-savvy audience.

International Herald Tribune
How can we tell if the worst is over for the markets?

March 15, 2009
Edward Leamer, professor of global economics and management at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in a New York Times article about how to forecast the end of the current recession. The piece was also published in the International Herald Tribune.

Find-MBA
Interview: Dominique Hanssens of UCLA Anderson

March 14, 2009
Dominique Hanssens, professor of marketing at UCLA Anderson, was featured on Find-MBA, an online guide for prospective MBA students, in an interview about UCLA Anderson's marketing program.

KNX Newsradio
March 13, 2009
Dan Mitchell, professor of human resources and organizational behavior at UCLA Anderson, was interviewed on KNX "Newsradio" about California's latest deficit projections.

KABC-TV
March 13, 2009
Gigi Johnson, Executive Director for UCLA Anderson's Entertainment and Media Management Institute, was interviewed on KABC-TV about how to stay professional on social networking sites. To view the full segment, please click here.

California Real Estate Journal
Group of Organizations Challenges Members To Address Homelessness
March 13, 2009
The California Real Estate Journal reports on a joint competition hosted by UCLA's Ziman Center for Real Estate to address the housing needs of the chronically homeless.

Reuters
VW sees U.S. auto sales of 10 million units, possibly lower
March 12, 2009
Reuters reported on a speech by Stefan Jacoby, president and CEO of Volkswagen of America, to students at UCLA Anderson. His remarks on the future of electric cars were also reported on the Reuters environment blog.

Radio Australia News
International crisis, Asian target
March 12, 2009
Edward Leamer, professor of global economics and management at UCLA Anderson, was interviewed on the Australian Broadcasting Company's (ABC) "Radio Australia News" about the impact of the international finance crisis on East Asia.

Australian Broadcasting Company
Management culture and gurus: their part in our downfall
March 11, 2009
Sanford Jacoby, professor of human resources and organizational behavior at UCLA Anderson, was a featured guest on the Australian Broadcasting Company (ABC) radio program "Real Vision," discussing management culture and the origins of the modern CEO.

Nikkei Business magazine
Investment in Human Resources: Key for Driving Positive Cycles in Business and Society

March 9, 2009
The article features management with "minimum to no" layoffs in today's economically challenging times. It suggests investment for human resource is the key for maximizing the potential growth and outcome for corporations, generating a positive cycle in business and society. The article also introduces changes in the labor policies in Japan.

Nikkei Online
Dean Judy D. Olian, UCLA Anderson School of Management: "MBA Application Still Remains High"
March 6, 2009
Dean Judy Olian is featured in a Nikkei Online article about pursuing an MBA degree at UCLA Anderson.

CBS News
Unemployment Hits 25-Year-High
March 6, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was interviewed on the CBS Evening News in a segment about the surge in unemployed workers.

Radio Australia News
Warning of misdirected stimulus packages
March 6, 2009
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was interviewed on Radio Australia News about the Obama administration's economic stimulus package.

Wall Street Journal
Despite Risks, Workers Guzzle Company Stock
March 5, 2009
Shlomo Benartzi, an accounting professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Wall Street Journal article about 401(k) participants investing heavily in the stock of their employers.

NYTimes.com
Hollywood Tries to Clean Up Its Act
March 5, 2009
Charles Corbett, professor of decisions, operations and technology management at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in this New York Times blog about Hollywood's efforts to become more environmentally-friendly. Corbett's 2006 study on sustainability in the motion picture industry was cited.

Daily Bruin
Students hang on to health insurance
March 5, 2009
Daniel J.B. Mitchell, professor emeritus at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Daily Bruin story about healthcare for UCLA students.

KCBS (San Francisco)
Obama's Mortgage Help
March 4, 2009
Paul Habibi, a real estate lecturer at UCLA Anderson Center, discusses President Obama's new program to help struggling homeowners stay afloat.

The Australian
Spending is 'key to financial recovery'
March 4, 2009
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in The Australian, advocating consumer spending as a way to combat the U.S. financial crisis.

Good News Network
Grant Bolsters Front Line of Health Reform: Knowing How to Treat Your Own Kids
March 3, 2009
The UCLA/Johnson &Johnson Health Care Institute's literacy training program, called I Can Help My Child Stay Healthy, was featured yesterday in a Good News Network story reporting a $1.1 million grant to Missouri's Head Start agency as part of the program's national rollout.

Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Professor Edward Leamer joins Lateline Business
March 3, 2009
Ed Leamer was a featured guest yesterday on the Australian Broadcasting Company (ABC) "Lateline Business" show about consumer spending and the recession.

The Washington Post
In Free-Fall, Stocks Hit Lowest Mark Since '97
March 3, 2009
David Shulman, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this front-page Washington Post article reporting losses in the global financial market.

Los Angeles Times
Diesel fuel goes along with energy and economy's dive
March 3, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times story a drop in diesel prices as a result of the economic downturn.

Los Angeles Business Journal
Forecasters Highlight Recession's Silver Lining
March 2, 2009
A seminar hosted by UCLA Anderson Executive Education on ways to thrive during the recession was reported in the Los Angeles Business Journal. UCLA Anderson Professors Antonio Bernardo, Edward Leamer and David Lewin were quoted.

Reuters
Slumdog brings Hollywood closer to Bollywood
March 1, 2009
Nelson Gayton, executive director of the Entertainment & Media Management Institute at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Reuters article analyzing the impact of the film Slumdog Millionaire's success on the Hollywood-Bollywood connection. The story was reprinted on NYTimes.com and CNBC.com.