UCLA Anderson School of Management

March 2013


March 28

Stuart Gabriel did a video interview with REIT.com at the recent REITWise 2013 event, and discussed the changes he sees in the market for commercial mortgage-backed securities (link includes video).

Ed Leamer told the San Gabriel Valley Tribune that, with technological advances resulting in millions of lost jobs, it's critical for today's college graduates to possess creative problem-solving skills. The story was picked up by the LA Daily News, San Jose Mercury News, and Pasadena Star-News.

KPCC interviewed Stuart Gabriel for a story about how a high demand for foreclosed properties has driven up housing prices in California.

USC Annenberg's Neon Tommy cited Jerry Nickelsburg in an article on ways California can improve its high unemployment rate.

March 27

The Sacramento Bee quoted Stuart Gabriel in an article about the bidding wars erupting in Sacramento's housing market due to short supply. He was also interviewed on KNX Business Hour about the latest home price index (audio unavailable).

Craig Fox was featured in a Marketplace Money story about people who follow their business dreams, even if it bankrupts them (audio segment starts at 3:40).

The Guardian ran an article by Christopher Tang highlighting his research on how social enterprises in the supply chain can facilitate humanitarian relief efforts in Asia after floods. 

Human Resource Executive did a story on Samuel Culbert's recent keynote at the i4cp Annual Conference on the flaws of performance reviews.

An Idaho Mountain Express article noted Maia Young's recent talk at the Dent the Future Conference on the issue of "managerial mystique."

Alto Nivel featured the GEMBA for the Americas program and graduate Alfredo Sanchez in a special report on the boom of MBA programs worldwide.

March 25

KPCC's "DeBord Report" interviewed William Yu and cited his recent Economic Letter in a piece on how local governments can manage housing prices by controlling how many building permits are issued.

Jerry Nickelsburg talked to the Los Angeles Times about the impact of seasonal jobs on the latest L.A. county unemployment figures. He also talked to Contra Costa Times for a related article on the Bay Area job market.

The Sacramento Bee cited the UCLA Anderson Forecast in a recent column on the state's sputtering economy.

Forbes cited Samuel Culbert and his research in a story about how to do well on performance reviews.

The Hutchinson Report interviewed William Yu about the latest CA employment report (audio segment starts at 2:21).  

The Ventura County Star ran a "Who's New in Business" profile on EBV program graduate Miguel Uc, where he talks about how UCLA Anderson helped him launch his business.

March 20

The Los Angeles Times quoted Jerry Nickelsburg in an article about California's unemployment rate, one of the highest in the nation. The Huffington Post, Examiner.com, and LA Biz Observed ran related stories, quoting Nickelsburg and citing the Anderson Forecast.

David Shulman talked to KPCC's "DeBord Report" about downtown LA's office market and the sale of the U.S. Bank Tower.

The Daily Breeze quoted Richard Rumelt in a story about a new service, JumpStart, which offers travelers seats on private jets. San Jose Mercury News and The Oakland Tribune also picked up the story.

John Ullmen co-authored an article for the Harvard Business Review about the importance of listening past our blind spots when trying to generate real influence and persuade someone.

AOL Jobs noted in a recent article that UCLA Anderson lowered its student debt levels last year, one of the few B-schools to do so. Poets & Quants ran a related story  

March 18

The San Diego Union-Tribune quoted Jerry Nickelsburg in an article about shrinking office spaces nationwide.

The Los Angeles Times announced that UCLA Anderson alum Dan Beckerman ('96) has been named the new chief executive and president of AEG.

The Smart Manager published Paola Giuliano's latest research on understanding how individual beliefs are formed and how that relates to individual trustworthiness.

Eric Sussman spoke to the Denton Record-Chronicle about the often high rates involved in taking out payday loans.

Henry Dubroff wrote in the Pacific Coast Business Times about his experiences as a preliminary judge in the Gerald Loeb Awards (article copy protected).

March 14

The Los Angeles Times quoted Stuart Gabriel in an article about strong growth in home prices and sales in Southern California. He was also interviewed on KPCC about the practice of principal reduction during foreclosures (audio link).

AOL Jobs cited UCLA Anderson in a piece disputing the idea that the MBA is a worthless degree.

William Yu talked to TakePart.com about the importance and benefits of early childhood education.

UCLA Anderson ranked 14th nationally and 23rd globally in recent MBA rankings released by U.S. News & World Report and Financial Times.

Poets & Quants cited UCLA Anderson in a story about MBA schools becoming less selective - with the exception of Anderson.

March 13

The UCLA Anderson Forecast was featured in over forty media outlets including Los Angeles Times, CBS, Associated Press, The Sacramento Bee, Contra Costa Times,  LA Observed, Daily Breeze and UPI.

Dean Judy Olian talked to Bloomberg Businessweek about the correlation between female B-school deans and female MBA student enrollment.

The Sacramento Bee quoted Jerry Nickelsburg in an article about the economic uncertainties still facing California and the rest of the country.

The Los Angeles Times quoted Stuart Gabriel in a story about the 10 fastest-recovering real estate markets in Southern California.

March 8

Reuters featured a Q&A with Shlomo Benartzi about his latest study and the potential future impact of behavioral economics on society. It was also picked up by Yahoo! Finance.

Ed Leamer was interviewed on "The Numbers Game" by the Hoover Institution at Stanford, on how changes in manufacturing have impacted the pace of recovery from the last three recessions since WWII (video link). 

The Los Angeles Times quoted William Yu in a story about how voters' rejection of the tax hike will lead to more cuts in city services.

Kelly Bean spoke to KNX Business Hour about the new EDGE summer program at UCLA Anderson (audio segment starts at 23:12)

Romain Wacziarg gave an overview of the global financial crisis on Money Radio 1050 (audio segment starts at 29:50).

Stuart Gabriel was interviewed on KNX radio about a rise in home prices in the U.S. and parts of Southern California (audio link).

March 6, 2013

David Lewin talked to The Huffington Post for a story about the dangers of offering employees too many freebies and perks. 

The New York Times quoted Jerry Nickelsburg in an article on whether the federal sequestration will mean another setback for California's economy. It was also picked up by CNBC.  

Samuel Culbert wrote an article for the Pacific Coast Business Times on the top 10 reasons to eliminate employee performance reviews.

The Kansas City Business Journal cited Carol Scott's involvement in helping H&R Block build its case against Turbo Tax's latest TV commercials.

March 1

Smart Business ran a Q&A with Carla Hayn on how to find the right executive MBA program.

Alex Lawrence shared tips with Bloomberg Businessweek on what waitlisted MBA applicants can do to improve their chances of being admitted.

Danny Oppenheimer wrote an article for The Huffington Post on why the recent Italian election, in which Italians voted in a protest party, proves that democracy works. 

MSN Money cited Mark Grinblatt and his research on whether people with high IQs are better investors.

The New York Daily News quoted Paul Habibi in an article about a Beverly Hills mansion that's the highest valued rental home in the U.S., listed for $600,000 per month.

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