March 2010

The Hollywood Reporter
Money Isn't Enough to Keep Film-Biz Dreams off Cutting-Room Floor
Schuyler Moore's article on the logistics of financing films was featured in The Hollywood Reporter yesterday.
March 31, 2010

Citizen Economists
Economics and the Return of History
Edward Leamer's paper, ‘Let's Take the Con Out of Econometrics,' was included in a Citizen Economists piece yesterday about the importance of taking a look at past events when predicting future economic conditions.
March 31, 2010

Fast Company
In Their Own Words: The Value To Business People On Nonprofit Boards -- Part II
Jonathan Greenblatt was featured in a Fast Company piece on Tuesday that interviewed various business executives about their involvement on boards of non-profit organizations.
March 30, 2010

Seeking Alpha
A Good Friday for the Labor Market?
Edward Leamer's book, ‘Macroeconomic Patterns and Stories: A Guide for MBAs,' was quoted in a Seeking Alpha post today about the condition of the nation's labor market.
March 29, 2010

Financial Times
At last the con has been taken out of econometrics
Edward Leamer's article, ‘Let's Take the Con Out of Econometrics,' was featured in a Financial Times article on Saturday about the growing credibility of econometrics.
March 27, 2010

Los Angeles Times
Obama to Alter Mortgage Modification Effort
Stuart Gabriel was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article on Friday about the government's forthcoming $75 billion plan to modify mortgages and reduce foreclosures for the unemployed.|
March 26, 2010

Suite 101
Nonprofits and Social Media: Best Practices for Organizations Making a Difference
Jonathan Greenblatt was quoted in a Suite 101 piece last Thursday about the positive effects that social media can have on nonprofit organizations.
March 25, 2010

Chicago Tribune
Plan cuts jobless' mortgage payments
Stuart Gabriel was quoted in a Chicago Tribune piece on Friday about the government's forthcoming $75 billion plan to modify mortgages and reduce foreclosures for the unemployed.
March 25, 2010

Philanthrocapitalism
False Fears About FAB?
Bhagwan Chowdhry was featured in a Philanthrocapitalism article that supported the feasibility of his Financial Access at Birth (FAB) Campaign.
March 24, 2010

The Huffington Post
‘The Road From Ruin': Why Are Vampires Rich?
Bhagwan Chowdhry's article on financial literacy was published in the Huffington Post.
March 24, 2010

 

 

March 2010 UCLA Anderson Forecast
Coverage of the March 2010 UCLA Anderson Forecast was featured in Los Angeles Times, Press Enterprise, Top News, My Loans Consolidated, TG Daily, 89.3 KPCC, KABC, KCBS, Xinhua Net, North Bay Business Journal, Contra Costa Times, Santa Cruz Sentinel, The Desert Sun, The Turlock Journal, WUSA 9, Orange County Register, Las Vegas Sun, and Fleet Owner. Director Ed Leamer and Senior Economists David Shulman and Jerry Nickelsburg were quoted.

Fleet Owner
Rough Weather, Fuel Prices Obscure Freight Picture
March 31, 2010

Orange County Register
Study: Green Jobs Argument Flawed
March 31, 2010

Las Vegas Sun
Reports Show Signs of Recovery Slow to Unfold
March 31, 2010

Los Angeles Times
California unemployment rate holds steady at 12.5%
March 27, 2010

WUSA 9
Schwarzenegger Pushes Green Jobs
March 26, 2010

The Turlock Journal
Suspend AB 32 for the sake of California's Economy
March 26, 2010

Santa Cruz Sentinel
As We See It: Jobless and Hurting
March 26, 2010

Contra Costa Times
February Long Beach jobless rate fell 1% from January
March 26, 2010

North Bay Business Journal
Another Bad Week for Jobs
March 26, 2010

The Desert Sun
Bank's Economist Says It's A Slow Slog Up From Recession
March 25, 2010

Los Angeles Times
California' Rebound Forecast to Lag Behind Nation's
March 25, 2010

My Loans Consolidated
Will there Really Be Jobs in the US Eventually?
March 25, 2010

TG Daily
Economy Up; Life, Not So Much
March 25, 2010

89.3 KPCC
Anderson Forecast Calls Domestic Economy "Bipolar"
March 25, 2010

Xinhua Net
U.S. Economy Expected to Experience Slow Growth
March 24, 2010

 

The Press Enterprise
Forecast Shows Little Chance for 2010 Growth
March 24, 2010

Top News
California Economy Yet to Face More Adversity
March 24, 2010

KABC/KGO7
Green Tech Job Creation Sluggish
March 24, 2010

KCBS
California's Economy Looking Up
March 24, 2010

 

 

MediaPost
Pepsi's Refresh Project: Many Benefits, A Few Potential Pitfalls
Janis Forman was quoted in a MediaPost article last Thursday about the pros and cons of Pepsi's Refresh Project, which consists of an online contest to select and fund worthy entrepreneurial projects with a positive impact.
March 18, 2010

The Star-Ledger
Panasonic pins domestic hopes on New Jersey executive
Bill Ouchi was quoted in a Star-Ledger piece today about Panasonic's selection of Joe Taylor as the company's first American CEO.
March 22, 2010

Huffington Post
World Water Day - Party Like it's 2010
Jonathan Greenblatt's piece on World Water Day, an international initiative to celebrate an increasing access to clean water worldwide, was published in the Huffington Post today.
March 22, 2010

BusinessWeek
Google China Withdrawal May Be Permanent, Ex-Executive Says
Chris Tang was quoted in a BusinessWeek article on Friday about Google's likely permanent withdrawal from China as a result of the country's strict censorship laws.
March 19, 2010

Globe Street
Experts: What a Difference a Year Makes
Stephen Cauley was quoted in a Globe Street article yesterday about the improving condition of the real estate market over the past year.
March 17, 2010

Career Diva
Kill the Performance Review
Samuel Culbert and his upcoming book, "Get Rid of the Performance Review!," were featured in a Career Diva blog post today about the futility of the performance review.
March 16, 2010

Professional Pensions
Behavior Finance: A Question of Timing
Shlomo Benartzi's article about the implications of behavioral finance on group pensions was featured in Professional Pensions today.
March 16, 2010

Sacramento Bee
Public Projects Help Sacramento
Richard Roll was quoted in a Sacramento Bee piece yesterday about the positive effects of public works projects on Sacramento's economy.
March 15, 2010

Los Angeles Times
Salvation Army is a Residential Real Estate Powerhouse
Al Osborne was quoted in a Los Angeles Times piece on Saturday about the considerable real estate holdings of The Salvation Army.
March 13, 2010

New York Times
Chile Braces for a Major Economic Slowdown
Sebastian Edwards was quoted in a New York Times article yesterday about the effects of last month's earthquake on Chile's economic future.
March 15, 2010

Fast Company
Bhagwan Chowdhry's FAB Campaign Aims to Put $100 in Bank Account for Every Baby
Bhagwan Chowdhry was featured in a Fast Company article on Sunday about his FinancialAccess@Birth (FAB) campaign, which proposes to open a bank account for every newborn.
March 14, 2010

Advertising Age
Life After P&G: Jim Stengel Rewrites Marketing Textbook
Jim Stengel was profiled in an Advertising Age article yesterday about his current roles as a consultant and part-time professor as well as his future plan to write a marketing textbook.
March 15, 2010

latimes.com
L.A. City Hall fears ripple effect of layoffs
Sanford Jacoby was quoted in a Los Angeles Times story about Los Angeles city officials' decision to eliminate 4,000 jobs in an effort to close the city's budget gap.
March 11, 2010

 

 

CERIDIAN-UCLA PULSE OF COMMERCE INDEX
The February 2010 Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index was featured in Reuters, MarketWatch, Los Angeles Times (see attached), Star Tribune, Fleet Owner, Financial Times, Seeking Alpha, The Trucker, Minneapolis Post, Finance & Commerce, Logistics Management, Modern Distribution Management, and the Journal of Commerce. Ed Leamer was quoted.

The Journal of Commerce
Fuel-Based Economic Index Slips in February
March 17, 2010

Finance & Commerce
A Crystal Ball for Commercial Real Estate
March 15, 2010

Minneapolis Post
New economic index from Ceridian calls for slower growth near term
March 15, 2010

Logistics Management
Trucking/Transportation Pulse of Commerce Index Cites February Weather for Flat Economic Growth
March 12, 2010

Modern Distribution Management
Pulse of Commerce Index Falls 0.7% in February
March 12, 2010

The Trucker
Trucker-based economic indicator dips in February
March 11, 2010

Seeking Alpha
JOLTS Data: Signs of Future Growth for Joe Sixpack?
March 10, 2010

Financial Times
Stocks edge higher on hopes for global economy
March 10, 2010

Fleet Owner: Trucks at Work
Getting Ready to Grow... Or Not?
March 10, 2010

Reuters
US truck fuel purchase index falls in February
March 10, 2010

MarketWatch
Ceridian diesel fuel index falls sharply
March 10, 2010

Los Angeles Times
UCLA gears up trucker tracker
March 10, 2010

Star Tribune
A New Finger on the Pulse of Economy
March 9, 2010

 

 

Business & Leadership
US markets feel luck of the Irish on Paddy's Day
Avanidhar Subrahmanyam's paper, "Perspectives: Nonsecular Regularities in Returns and Volume," was featured in Business & Leadership about the U.S. stock market's tendency to climb in the days immediately before and after St. Patrick's Day.
March 11, 2010

Independent
Why even the US stock exchange gets a bit tipsy on St Patrick's Day
Avanidhar Subrahmanyam's paper, "Perspectives: Nonsecular Regularities in Returns and Volume," was featured in Independent about the U.S. stock market's tendency to climb in the days immediately before and after St. Patrick's Day.
March 11, 2010

INC
How to Structure an Earn-out
George Geis was quoted in an Inc article today that explains how to structure an earn-out when faced with a valuation difference while attempting to negotiate the sale of a private business.
March 11, 2010

Marketplace
A Change in Priorities For Chile's Pinera
Sebastian Edwards was interviewed for a Marketplace piece yesterday about Chilean President-Elect, Sebastian Piñera, and the effect of the recent earthquake on Piñera's economic and political priorities.
March 10, 2010

Stanford Social Innovation Review
Subtle Nudges for Greater Good
Noah Goldstein was quoted in a Stanford Social Innovation Review piece yesterday about the effectiveness of using subtle techniques to prompt better behavior in people.
March 8, 2010

BusinessWeek
Business Schools Revamp the Application
Mae Jennifer Shores
was quoted in a BusinessWeek article yesterday about changing trends in the business school application process.
March 8, 2010

The Detroit News
GM CEO Whitacre Flying on AT&T Jets
David Lewin was quoted in a Detroit News article today about General Motors Chairman and CEO, Edward Whitacre Jr., and his continued use of expensive, private jets despite GM's significant financial difficulties.
March 8, 2010

Los Angeles Business Journal
Median Home Price Falls Two Months in a Row
Paul Habibi was quoted in a Los Angeles Business Journal piece today about the consecutive decrease in Los Angeles County's median home prices in January and February.
March 8, 2010

Smart Money
Rethinking Your Gut on Retirement Saving
Shlomo Benartzi's research paper, "Heuristics and Biases in Retirement Savings Behavior," was featured in a Smart Money piece today about the need for people to change their attitudes toward retirement savings.
March 8, 2010

Los Angeles Times
Employment outlook brightens in U.S., state
Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article on Friday about the improving economic outlook both locally and nationally.
March 5, 2010

Wall Street Journal
Studies of Web Searches Offer Preview of Hiring Trends
Ed Leamer was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article on Friday about how online searches and tweets can serve as indicators of current hiring trends.
March 5, 2010

The Economist
Financial inclusion: A FAB idea
Bhagwan Chowdhry was featured in an Economist article yesterday about the FAB (Financial Access at Birth) Campaign he recently proposed, which would provide every newborn child in the world with an online bank account consisting of $100.
March 4, 2010

Grey Matter
How to guide employee performance
Samuel Culbert's Wall Street Journal article, ‘Get Rid of the Performance Review!,' was featured in a Grey Matter blog post yesterday about effective techniques an employer can use to guide employee performance.
March 3, 2010

CBS Moneywatch
Why a Blind Faith in Market Efficiency May Not Be Right
Richard Roll was quoted in a CBS Moneywatch piece yesterday about the financial repercussions of putting too much confidence in market efficiency.
March 3, 2010

BusinessWeek
Pinera to Splurge on Chile Quake Rebuild After Vowing Austerity
Sebastian Edwards was quoted in a BusinessWeek article yesterday about the Chilean President-elect, Sebastian Pinera, and his pledge to garner funding for reconstruction in Chile after the recent earthquake.
March 3, 2010

BusinessWeek
Chile Quake to Delay Central Bank's Rate Tightening
Sebastian Edwards was quoted in a BusinessWeek article yesterday about the recent earthquake in Chile and the effect it will have on the central bank's interest rates.
March 1, 2010

Ad Age
Cause Effect: Brands Rush to Save World One Deed at a Time
Jim Stengel was quoted in an Ad Age article yesterday about the increasing trend of companies taking on charitable causes and the effect this may be having on their brands and competitors.
March 1, 2010

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