May 2008

Los Angeles Times
What Starbucks' CEO has brewing
May 31, 2008
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, the first recipient of UCLA Anderson's John Wooden Global Leadership Award, was featured in this Los Angeles Times piece about his role in revitalizing the company. Dean Judy Olian was quoted. To view a video of the interview with Schultz, please click on the link above. 

North Dallas Gazette
Minority Business Hall of Fame holds induction ceremony
May 30, 2008
Alfred E. Osborne, senior associate dean at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was highlighted in the North Dallas Gazette for his induction into the Minority Business Hall of Fame on April 24, 2008. Osborne was recognized for his contributions as director of UCLA Anderson's Harold & Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies. 

KNX-AM (LA)
Business Hour
May 29, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer was interviewed on KNX' "Business Hour" in a segment about unemployment and the labor market.
 
Daily Bruin
CEO of Starbucks speaks to business students
May 29, 2008
The Daily Bruin featured Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz' visit to UCLA Anderson School of Management, where he spoke to a crowd of students and faculty about leadership, entrepreneurship and his experience with Starbucks. 

PBS
Online NewsHour: Insider Forum
May 28, 2008
Suzanne Shu, a visiting assistant professor of marketing at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was a featured guest on PBS' Online NewsHour: Insider Forum, discussing high gas prices and the effects on consumer behavior. 

KNX-AM (LA)
Business Hour
May 28, 2008
Stuart Gabriel, a professor in finance at UCLA Anderson School of Management and director of the Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA, was interviewed on the KNX radio program "Business Hour," discussing the Justice Department's settlement with the National Association of Realtors in an anti-trust case.

New York Times
In Housing, the Strong Turn Weak
May 28, 2008
Edward Leamer, a professor at UCLA Anderson and director of the UCLA Anderson FOrecast, was quoted in this New York Times article about the rising tide of foreclosures and homes for sale.

The Christian Science Monitor
Profile of a (maybe) recession
May 28, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer was quoted in The Christian Science Monitor in a story detailing the current economic slowdown.

Daily Bruin
Starbucks CEO to be honored
May 28, 2008
An article in the Daily Bruin featured the John Wooden Global Leadership Award, to be awarded on May 28 to Howard Schultz, president, chairman and CEO of Starbucks Coffee Company. Al Osborne is quoted.

CBS News
The Economic Ripple Effect Gone Awry
May 27, 2008
Edward Leamer, a professor at UCLA Anderson and director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was interviewed on the CBS Evening News for a story profiling the effects of the economic downturn on consumer spending. 

Los Angeles Times
What should UC be?
May 27, 2008
UCLA Anderson School of Management Dean Judy Olian was featured in this Los Angeles Times op-ed piece highlighting suggestions from various UC members for the university system's new president, Mark Yudof.

Los Angeles Times
Even in a down market, creative developers find success by limiting their audience
May 25, 2008
Randy Bucklin, a professor of marketing at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times article about real estate developers focusing on buyer lifestyles. 

Los Angeles Times
Reimbursing suspended officers is bad practice, experts say
May 23, 2008
David Lewin, a professor in human resources and organization behavior at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times story examining the practice of reimbursing suspended officers for wages lost as a result of misconduct.

Reuters
Think oil prices hurt now? Just wait
May 22, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer was quoted in this Reuters article about expected increases in oil prices this summer.

Daily Bruin
Just how high will gas prices climb?
May 21, 2008
Avanidhar Subrahmanyam, a professor in finance at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted today in this Daily Bruin article about the rapidly increasing hike in gas prices.

Wall Street Journal
Where Home Prices Are Holding Up
May 20, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Wall Street Journal article about home price patterns in the country's largest metro areas.

Daily Bruin
Ruling rests on ballot box
May 20, 2008
Daniel J.B. Mitchell, a professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management, is extensively quoted in this Daily Bruin story about a proposed constitutional amendment to overturn the California Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage.

Daily Bruin
Anderson to launch joint financial program in India
May 19, 2008
The Daily Bruin reported on the six-month, joint finance engineering program between UCLA Anderson and the Indian School of Business, to begin in July at the ISB. Dean Judy Olian and Bhagwan Chowdhry, a finance professor at UCLA Anderson and the program's director, are quoted.

Los Angeles Times
CalPERS misjudges the landscape
May 19, 2008
Stuart Gabriel, a finance professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management and director of the Ziman Center of Real Estate, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times article about CalPERS, the nation’s biggest public pension fund, and its troubled real estate deal.

U.S. News & World Report
Schwarzenegger Hints at Raising Taxes
May 15, 2008
UCLA Anderson School of Management Professor Daniel J.B. Mitchell was quoted in this U.S. News & World Report piece about Gov. Schwarzenegger’s proposal to borrow $15b from Wall Street lenders in exchange for a three-year cut of California's lottery revenue.

MoneyNews.com
Top Economist: U.S. Avoids Recession, So Far
May 15, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was featured in this detailed MoneyNews.com article about the future of the U.S. economy.

Daily News (LA)
Study: Sports still seem recession-proof in L.A.
May 15, 2008
The Daily News (LA) reported on a study conducted by UCLA Anderson students, which found that the Southern California sports industry generated $5 billion in total economic impact in 2007. The study was sponsored by the Los Angeles Sports Council and Chamber of Commerce.

Los Angeles Business Journal
Sports Put $5 Billion Into L.A. Economy
May 14, 2008 
The Los Angeles Business Journal reported on a study conducted by UCLA Anderson students, which found that the Southern California sports industry generated $5 billion in total economic impact in 2007. The study was sponsored by the Los Angeles Sports Council and Chamber of Commerce.

KFWB-AM (LA)
News 980
May 14, 2008
KFWB's "News 980" reported on a study conducted by UCLA Anderson students, which found that the Southern California sports industry generated $5 billion in total economic impact in 2007. The study was sponsored by the Los Angeles Sports Council and Chamber of Commerce.

MSN.com
Foreclosure rates across the US
May 14, 2008
David Shulman, a senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this MSN.com article about the rise of home foreclosures across the country.

ESPN.com
One-and-dones have low academic requirements too
May 13, 2008
Donald Morrison, a professor of management at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in this ESPN.com piece about athletes who leave college after a single year to compete professionally.

Wall Street Journal
United We May Stand
May 12, 2008
The Wall Street Journal today published an article authored by Christopher Tang, a professor of business education at UCLA Anderson School of Management, about a new group buying service in China.

Daily Bruin
Anderson endowed with $10 million
May 12, 2008
BlackRock CEO Laurence Fink and wife Lori's $10m gift to UCLA Anderson's Center for Finance & Investments was featured on the front page of the Daily Bruin. Dean Judy Olian, Professor Richard Roll, and the Center's Director Pansy Yang were quoted.

Los Angeles Times
In mortgage market, 'walkaway' homeowners may be urban myth
May 11, 2008
Stuart Gabriel, a finance professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management and director of the Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times article about "walkaway" homeowners.

Hindu Business Line
ISB, University of California to offer executive course
May 10, 2008
Hindu Business Line reported Saturday (5/10) on a new partnership between UCLA Anderson School of Management and the Indian School of Business to operate a six-month financial engineering program in India.

Associated Press
California developer to preserve 240,000 acres of wilderness
May 9, 2008
Stephen Cauley, a lecturer in real estate at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Associated Press story about the effort to preserve a vast expanse of California landscape.

The Associated Press
UCLA gets $10 million gift
May 9, 2008
The Associated Press reported on BlackRock CEO Laurence Fink ('76) and wife Lori's $10m gift to UCLA Anderson's Center for Finance & Investments. The article re-printed in the San Jose Mercury News. 

Financial Standard (Australia)
Back to school on finance
May 9, 2008
Australia's Financial Standard reported last Friday (5/9) on Laurence and Lori Fink's $10 million gift to UCLA Anderson School of Management's Center for Finance & Investments. 

KFWB-AM (LA)
News-980
May 8, 2008
BlackRock CEO and Anderson alumnus ('76) Laurence Fink and wife Lori's $10m gift to UCLA Anderson's Center for Finance & Investments was featured on KFWB's "News 980."

San Jose Mercury News
California deficit still anyone's guess
May 8, 2008
UCLA Anderson School of Management Professor Daniel J.B. Mitchell was quoted in this San Jose Mercury News article about California's budget crisis.

Financial Times
BlackRock CEO gives $10m to top college
May 7, 2008
BlackRock CEO and Laurence Fink ('76) and wife Lori's $10m gift to UCLA Anderson's Center for Finance & Investments was announced in this feature story in the Financial Times. UCLA Anderson School of Management Dean Judy Olian was quoted.

Bloomberg
BlackRock's Fink and Wife Donate $10 Million to UCLA School
May 8, 2008
BlackRock CEO and Laurence Fink ('76) and wife Lori's $10m gift to UCLA Anderson's Center for Finance & Investments was announced in this Bloomberg article. Richard Roll, a finance professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management and director of the Center, is quoted.

Times of India
ISB ties up with Univ of California
May 8, 2008
UCLA Anderson School of Management's joint financial engineering program with the Indian School of Business was featured in The Times of India, with quotes from Bhagwan Chowdry, a finance professor at UCLA Anderson and co-director of the program.

Los Angeles Times
Screen Actors Guild talks end without a contract
May 7, 2008
UCLA Anderson School of Management Professor Daniel J.B. Mitchell was quoted in this Los Angeles Times story about contract negotiations between Hollywood studios and the Screen Actors Guild.

Financial Times
How to transform an academic
May 5, 2008
UCLA Anderson School of Management Dean Judy Olian was featured in this Financial Times article discussing the shortage of business school faculty and the need to increase business PhD enrollment.

CNBC
Squawk Box
May 5, 2008
David Lewin, a professor of human resource management at UCLA Anderson, was featured on CNBC's "Squawk Box" in a story about Aflac investors' vote to approve or reject a compensation plan. 

New York Times
Report Earnings, and Watch the Stock Fall
May 4, 2008
UCLA Anderson School of Management Professors David Aboody and Brett Trueman's study titled, "Limited Attention and the Earnings Announcement Returns of Past Stock Market Winners," was featured in this New York Times article.

Washington Post
Job-Loss Figure Brings Cheer
May 3, 2008
David Shulman, a senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Washington Post article about a government report showing fewer job cuts in April.

BusinessWeek.com
Investing: Stand Behind Your Dish
May 2, 2008
Brett Trueman, an accounting professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this BusinessWeek.com piece telling investors to stand firm behind their decisions, even in unsteady market conditions. 

Daily Bruin
Anderson students mean business
May 1, 2008
UCLA Anderson School of Management students Leah Caldarone, AJ Prager, and Hye Young Park-Tarin were featured in this Daily Bruin article detailing the life of a business school student.


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