March 2012


March 29

Individual.com, UCLA Newsroom, FinWin, InfoTECH, Fort Mill Times, Education Technology, TMCnet, Enhanced Online News, Daily Breeze, The Wall Street Journal, Market Watch, Reuters, Street Insider, Financial Content, Yahoo News, Long Beach Press Telegram, Beverly Hills Courier, Walnut Patch, Central Valley Business Times, Morningstar, Benzinga, Canada.com, LA Observed, and News Blaze featured the recently released UCLA Anderson Forecast.

The UCLA Anderson Forecast predicted employment rates were mentioned in KUSI, KFMB-TV, KPAY, CBS 47, Monterey Herald, The Sacramento Bee, Pendleton Times Post, Whittier Daily News, Contra Costa News, The Oakland Tribune, La Informacion, Go Erie, California Political News and Views, ABC News Radio, Marin Independent Journal, Press Democrat, My San Antonio, KCRA, San Francisco Business Times and The Republic.

Los Angeles Times, The Merced Sun Star, The Press Enterprise, Redlands Daily Facts, The San Francisco Chronicle, Inland Politics, and MashWatch featured the UCLA Anderson Forecast's outlook for California's economy.

Jerry Nickelsburg and David Shulman were quoted in Lebanon News, The San Diego Union Tribune, and Albuquerque Express on the nation's economic outlook according to the UCLA Anderson Forecast.

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, The San Bernardino Sun, Hispanic Business, and Individual quoted Jerry Nickelsburg and David Shulman on the UCLA Anderson Forecast and economic recovery.

The Sacramento Bee, Yahoo News, and the Sacramento Business Journal quoted Jerry Nickelsburg on the UCLA Anderson Forecast and the strength of California's labor market.

The San Mateo Daily Journal, The Northwestern, The Fresno Bee, Visalia Times Delta, Manteca Bulletin, The Press Enterprise and Chico Enterprise Record cited the UCLA Anderson Forecast in an article about foreseen improvement in the California economy.

The San Francisco Examiner cited the UCLA Anderson Forecast on San Francisco's economic growth due to tourism and technology activity.

Jerry Nickelsburg and David Shulman were quoted in The San Diego Union Tribune on UCLA Anderson Forecast's outlook for San Diego's economy.

The San Diego Union Tribune quoted William Yu and Jerry Nickelsburg on the inclusion of "education" as a factor in the UCLA Anderson Forecast and San Diego's "human capital" advantage.

The City Wire cited the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index on the state of the trucking sector and its relation to the national economy.

Allianz, Morningstar, Finanz Nachrichten, Retirement Income Journal, Investor Point and Barron's announced the release of Shlomo Benartzi's book Save More Tomorrow.

Tulsa World cites Shlomo Benartzi's research on people's reluctant attitude toward purchasing annuities.

March 26

Daniel J.B. Mitchell was quoted in The Huffington Post, UCLA Faculty Association Blog, California Watch, and WhyCTE on the development of a proposed UCLA conference center.

Forbes cited Paola Giuliano's research on the beliefs and habits of the Millennial generation in relation to the economy.

Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted in the Los Angeles Times on unemployment and temporary workers in the California job market.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UCLA Anderson among Best Business Schools for 2012.

UCLA Anderson was mentioned in Daily News, Contra Costa Times, and Press Telegram regarding the recent collaboration with Los Angeles Regional Export Council, expecting to unveil a regional plan aimed at significantly bolstering exports through Los Angeles International Airport.

The Fresno Bee cited Phillip Leslie's research on the correlation between the Los Angeles restaurant letter grade system and food borne illness.

Shrink Rap Radio interviews Dr.Rakesh Sarin discussing love, life, and education.

TED conference clip with Professor Rakesh Sarin (watch video here).

The Beverly Hills Courier quoted Ed Leamer on the upcoming UCLA Anderson Forecast conference titled, "Where are the Jobs?"

March 21

Shlomo Benartzi wrote an article in Financial Times discussing simple changes that will encourage saving.

Richard Roll was named winner of the Graham and Dodd Best Perspectives Award in Pensions & Investments.

Eric Sussman was quoted in China Daily discussing the effect Asian buyers have had on California's home market.

David Shulman wrote an article for U.S News & World Report that also appeared in Yahoo Finance talking about what the government could do about gas prices.

UCLA Anderson is mentioned in The Oilspot News discussing the results of the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index.

Chicago Business Tribune and Richmond Times published an article discussing Shlomo Benartzi's papers, tackling the reasons people have a mental block when it comes to buying annuities.

UCLA Anderson was mentioned in the Daily Breeze and The Oakland Tribune regarding the recent collaboration with Los Angeles Regional Export Council, unveiling a regional plan to bolstering exports through Los Angeles International Airport.

UCLA Anderson's FEMBA and EMBA programs are featured in a DeltaSky magazine story on ways executive MBA programs are evolving to meet the needs of students in a challenging economy with insight from Gonzalo Freixes. (Read article here)

Paul Habibi was quoted in a Burbank Leader story on home sales.

March 16

Stories featuring Edward Leamer and the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index appeared in News Max, Hispanic Business, KATV, and Bullfax.

March 14

Shlomo Benartzi wrote an article that appeared in Project M, and Allianz regarding the importance of saving for one's retirement, and the psychology behind the reasons most people do not plan for their retirement.

Bloomberg, and iProperty quoted Eric Sussman in an article discussing ways that Asian buyers support new residential developments in California.

Stuart Gabriel was quoted in Smart Money in an article about upscale groceries' ability to raise property value.

WTOP also published an article quoting Stuart Gabriel on the potential for upscale groceries to bring in young professionals looking to own a home.

Edward Leamer was quoted in The Sacramento Bee, Money News, The Trucker, eTrucker, Commercial Career Journal, WSMV, Calculated Risk, Successful Dealer, Bulk Transporter, Nation's restaurant News, Seeking Alpha, KPTM, KCBD, KTIV, WSET, KOTA, KAIT, WFLX, KVVU, and WLBT regarding results in The Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index.

Jonathan Greenblatt will deliver the closing keynote address on SEcon: 2012, the Forum for Revolutionary Thinking, according to Smart Grid, and Eye of Riyadh.

Stuart Gabriel was quoted in Smart Money discussing 5 different mortgage programs that fell short to help troubled home owners.

Edward Leamer is quoted in Logistics Management and The Journal of Commerce stories regarding the results of The Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index.

UCLA Anderson's partnership with TED is highlighted in Graduate Management News.

March 13

Paola Giuliano was mentioned in a New York Times article and was a guest on a KPCC Patt Morrison show (click link to hear program), discussing the effects on a generation raised in hard economic times.

Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted in a San Francisco Chronicle about the state job market.

Jerry Nickelsburg was also quoted in a Fresno Bee article about the down jobless rate in Fresno County.

Jerry Nickelsburg was featured in multiple articles about the improvement in the job market: Mercury News, Marin Independent Journal, Daily Bulletin, Silicon Valley, and Contra Costa Times.

Richard Roll was featured in an Institutional Money article, discussing asset management. (translated by Google)

Edward Leamer was quoted in a Logistics Management article, discussing nearshoring activities.

UCLA Anderson was part of a survey focus group for a new eBook/paperback "Women Make It Work," featured in multiple articles: CNBC, Sports Techy, TMC Net, iPhone Developer's Journal, Ulitzer, Street Insider, Business Wire, and Market Watch

The Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index was featured in multiple articles with quotes from Edward Leamer; WDRB, KSWO-TV, News Blaze, PR News Wire, and Interest! Alert.

March 9

David Shulman wrote an editorial for US News & World Report that also appeared on Yahoo News, discussing how a warmer winter this year may be leading people to believe the economy is recovering more quickly than it actually is.

UCLA Anderson Economic Forecast is mentioned in Calaveras Enterprise regarding the economic growth of Calaveras County.

UCLA Anderson is mentioned in a China Daily story that highlighted the presentation Wei Jiafu made about US-China trade at the Woo Conference.

March 8

Jim Stengel was interviewed about his new book, "Grow: How Ideals Power Growth and Profit at the World's Greatest Companies," with Huffington Post. (video included in link)

Shlomo Benartzi was quoted in a Perk Street Financial blog, discussing factors that keep us from saving sufficiently.

UCLA Anderson was featured in a Kaplan GMAT blog about plagiarism in MBA applications.

Brett Trueman was mentioned in Investiori regarding his previous research on investment advice.

Samuel Culbert was cited in a Food Mate piece about performance appraisals.

Two stories that stemmed from the Woo Conference appeared in Sing Tao Daily, addressing China's future economic role (original articles attached below).

Sebastian Edwards spoke about Central America's global economic environment in an Elsalvador.com article.

LA 18 KSCI-TV covered the Woo Conference, including an interview with Michael Woo (See video here).

March 6

Eric Sussman was quoted in a Daily Beast article about pay phone companies that charge American military excessive fees for phone calls.

Andrew Ainslie was featured in a KTTV-TV Fox 11 News broadcast about plagiarism. (Downloadable through link)

March 5

Stuart Gabriel and the UCLA Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate were mentioned in Mortgage Banking on the state of the California housing market.

SoCal Connected interviewed Sanjay Sood about Kickstarter, a startup "crowd funding" program.

Examiner.com and WorldJournal.com featured articles on the Wilbur K. Woo Greater China Business Conference and UCLA Anderson.

David Shulman was cited by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the leading academic economists for his work on the UCLA Anderson Forecast.

Bloomberg Businessweek mentioned UCLA Anderson in an article on Georgetown's McDonough School of Business use of employer feedback to revise coursework.

The Daily Bruin featured an article on Anderson Afternoons, put on by Anderson Eats.

March 2

Shlomo Benartzi's TED talk on self control and loss aversion when it comes to saving was covered by Main Street.

David Lewin was interviewed by Smart Business on the benefits of enrolling in the UCLA Anderson EMBA program.

Shlomo Benartzi was quoted in TIME Moneyland on the willingness to save when envisioning retirement.

FirstScience News, HealthCanal, and BrightSurf covered Miguel Unzueta's study on how people perceive diversity.

Paul Habibi was quoted in Bakersfield.com on how the purchase of foreclosed homes affects the Bakersfield housing market.

The Daily Bruin quoted Richard Roll on how the University of California bond sale works.


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