May 2009

BizEd
May/June 2009
The May/June issue of BizEd highlighted two recent major gifts to UCLA Anderson, including Jim Easton's $2M for the Easton Technology Leadership Program and Richard S. Ziman's $1 million gift to the Ziman Center for Real Estate.

Financial Times
California: A failing state
May 29, 2009
Dan Mitchell, professor of human resources and organizational behavior at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in a Financial Times story about the California budget crisis.

KCRW
Which Way, L.A.?
Dan Mitchell, professor of human resources and organizational behavior at UCLA Anderson, was interviewed on KCRW’s radio program “Which Way, L.A.?” about the state budget crisis.

Los Angeles Times
Hollywood Park racetrack faces bleak odds of survival
May 28, 2009
Paul Habibi,
real estate lecturer at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about Hollywood Park Tomorrow, a real estate development proposal to redevelop the historic racetrack into a retail and residential complex.

BusinessWeek
UCLA Anderson: Admissions Q&A
May 26, 2009
Mae Jennifer Shores, director of MBA admissions at UCLA Anderson, was featured in a BusinessWeek Q&A about UCLA Anderson's programs, admissions process, and response to the economic downturn.

Financial Times
Amex chief sticks to playing cards he knows
May 26, 2009
The John Wooden Global Leadership Award was mentioned in a Financial Times piece about this year's recipient, American Express Chairman and CEO Kenneth Chenault.

California Real Estate Journal
Bank Stress Test Results Raise Questions
May 26, 2009
Stuart Gabriel,
director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate, was quoted in a California Real Estate Journal article about the effectiveness of the Fed's bank stress tests.

Los Angeles Times
Realtors are abandoning a listing ship
May 25, 2009
Stuart Gabriel, director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about the impact of the housing crunch and Internet on the real estate brokerage industry.

San Diego Business Journal
More Economic Pain Before Gain, UCLA Forecast Predicts
May 25, 2009
The San Diego Business Journal reported on the recent UCLA Anderson Forecast report on the San Diego economy. Ed Leamer,
director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, and Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist at the UCLA Anderson Forecast, are quoted.

The New York Times
Stock Analysis, Then and Now
May 24, 2009
A 2006 stock analysis study by Brett Trueman, professor of accounting at UCLA Anderson, was cited in a New York Times article about the securities industry, before and after the financial crisis.

Los Angeles Times
Stopping California's next meltdown
May 22, 2009
An op-ed by Daniel J.B. Mitchell, professor of human resources and organizational behavior at UCLA Anderson, about how to remedy the California budget crisis was featured on the Los Angeles Times “Dust Up” column, an online dialogue between two prominent figures on a topic of public interest.

Boonville Daily News (MO)
CMCA provides health literacy training
May 22, 2009
The Boonville Daily News reported on the UCLA/Johnson &Johnson Health Care Institute's literacy training program, I Can Help My Child Stay Healthy, to teach parents how to care for common childhood ailments at home. Ariella Herman, senior lecturer of decisions, operations, and technology management at UCLA Anderson, was quoted.

Daily Bruin
Anderson honors CEO for leadership
May 22, 2009
The
Daily Bruin featured a story about the John Wooden Global Leadership Award dinner honoring the 2009 award recipient Kenneth I. Chenault, chairman and CEO of American Express. Dean Judy Olian, Coach John Wooden, and Ken Chenault are quoted.

Associated Press
Homeowners turn to online home trading sites
May 22, 2009
Paul Habibi, real estate lecturer at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in an
Associated Press story about homeowners trading houses through websites.

CNN International
Do blackjack tables help explain the recession?
May 21, 2009
A co-authored paper by Bruce Carlin, assistant professor of finance at UCLA Anderson, titled “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: Evidence from Blackjack Tables,” which found that players incur substantial losses by playing too conservatively, was featured on
CNN.

Reuters
INTERVIEW - No room for showmanship for teacher Wooden
May 21, 2009
Reuters featured UCLA basketball coach John Wooden and UCLA Anderson's John Wooden Global Leadership Award. This year's JWGLA recipient was Kenneth I. Chenault, chairman and CEO of American Express.

Daily Bruin
American Express CEO recognized for leadership
May 21, 2009
The
Daily Bruin featured the John Wooden Global Leadership Award, awarded to American Express Chairman and CEO Kenneth Chenault. Jill Hisey of UCLA Anderson Alumni and Relations and John Wooden fellowship recipients and students Dana Taylor ('10) and Shahrouz Golshani ('10) were quoted.

Los Angeles Times
Cuts, tax increases or both: What's next for California?
May 21, 2009
An op-ed by Dan Mitchell, professor of human resources and organizational behavior at UCLA Anderson, about the state budget crisis was published in the
Los Angeles Times' "Dust-Up" column, an online dialogue between two prominent figures on a topic of public interest.

CNBC.com
Rethinking Wall Street: MBA Grads Face Grave New World
May 21, 2009
UCLA Anderson student ('09) Kunal Agarwal was featured in a
CNBC.com article about MBA graduates exploring entrepreneurial routes post-graduation.

Bloomberg News
May 20, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist at the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was interviewed on Bloomberg News radio about the California budget crisis.

BusinessWeek
Leadership Lessons from UCLA's John Wooden
May 20, 2009
BusinessWeek featured UCLA basketball coach John Wooden and UCLA Anderson's John Wooden Global Leadership Award. This year's JWGLA recipient was Kenneth I. Chenault, chairman and CEO of American Express.

BNET.com
UCLA's Francis Longstaff: Finance Pros Need Ethics Training, Not Regulation
May 20th, 2009
The UCLA Anderson Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) program and Faculty Director Francis Longstaff were featured on
BNET.com, CBS' business news site.

Wall Street Journal
The Wallet Blog
The Gift Card Wrinkles in the Proposed Credit Card Legislation
May 20, 2009
The
Wall Street Journal "Wallet" blog featured a co-authored study by assistant professor of marketing at UCLA Anderson Suzanne Shu, who found that consumers are more likely to redeem gift certificates with short deadlines than those with longer deadlines. Ed Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was also quoted.

Associated Press
Firm: SoCal median home price dips slightly
May 20, 2009
Stuart Gabriel, director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate, was quoted in an
Associated Press story about a dip in Southern California median home prices.

Reuters
California budget ballot measures headed to defeat
May 20, 2009
Dan Mitchell, professor of human resources and organizational behavior, was quoted in a
Reuters article about California's budget ballot measures.

CNNMoney.com
California budget nightmare
May 20, 2009
Dan Mitchell, professor of human resources and organizational behavior at UCLA Anderson, and Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist at the UCLA Anderson Forecast, were quoted in a
CNNMoney.com piece about California's budget proposals.

Wall Street Journal
Real Time Economics Blog: 'Tis Better to Have Bet and Lost
May 19, 2009
The
Wall Street Journal "Real Time Economics" blog featured a co-authored paper by Bruce Carlin, assistant professor of finance at UCLA Anderson, titled "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: Evidence from Blackjack Tables," which found that players incur substantial losses by playing too conservatively.

New York Times
In Praise of Dullness
May 19, 2009
A
New York Times column cited research by Geoff Tate, assistant professor of finance at UCLA Anderson, about CEO recognition and performance.

Reuters
Boom - And - Bust Corner Of California Sees New Hope
May 19, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist at the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in a
Reuters article about the impact of the recession on California's Inland Empire.

California Real Estate Journal
General Growth's Future Clouded by Bankruptcy
May 18, 2009
Walt Torous, professor of finance at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in a
California Real Estate Journal story about General Growth Properties' decision to declare bankruptcy.

MarketWatch
Initiative defeats could set back California's recovery
May 18, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist at the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in an article on
MarketWatch.com, the Wall Street Journal's digital network, about the effect of voter initiatives on California's economy.

Daily News
Business is up, but box office receipts may peak soon
May 17, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist at the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in a
Daily News (LA) story about the recession's effect on box office numbers.

Glendale News Press
Slashed prices move condos
May 17, 2009
Paul Habibi, real estate lecturer at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in a
Glendale News Press article about more condominium owners slashing prices or converting units to rentals.

Press TV
California experiencing worst cash crisis
May 16, 2009
Dan Mitchell, professor of human resources and organizational behavior at UCLA Anderson, was interviewed by
Press TV about the California budget crisis.

San Diego Union-Tribune
Home price fall nears bottom, report says
May 16, 2009
The
San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego Business Journal, and North County Times reported on the UCLA Anderson Forecast's recent report on San Diego County's economy. Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist at the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted.

Investor's Business Daily
China Poised To Lead Asia To Recovery
May 15, 2009
Chris Tang, professor of decisions, operations, and technology management at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in an
Investor's Business Daily piece about China's predicted role in leading Asia to economic recovery.

The Huffington Post
Those Pesky Ballot Propositions - Is This Anyway To Run a Country?
May 13, 2009
Dan Mitchell, professor of human resources and organizational behavior, was quoted in a
Huffington Post article about the merits of the state ballot initiative system.

Washington Post
In Poor Jobs Numbers, Hints of Improvement
May 9, 2009
David Shulman, senior economist at the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in a
Washington Post article about the April 2009 employment report, which provides evidence that the recession is moderating.

Wall Street Journal
Retaining Employees Before an Upturn Hits
May 8, 2009
David Lewin, professor of human resources and organizational behavior, was quoted in a
Wall Street Journal article about ways to retain talented employees when the market picks up.

Bloomberg Markets Magazine
BlackRock Is Go-To Firm to Divine Wall Street Assets 
May 8, 2009
UCLA Anderson alumnus Larry Fink ('76) was featured in the June 2009 issue of
Bloomberg Markets Magazine, in an extensive profile piece about his success as CEO of Blackrock Inc., the U.S.'s largest publicly traded asset management firm. UCLA Anderson Professor Emeritus Fred Weston was also quoted.

KNBC-TV (NBC) Los Angeles
Channel 4 News Nightside
May 7, 2009
Nelson Gayton, director of the UCLA Entertainment and Media Management Institute, was interviewed on
KNBC-TV's "Channel 4 News Nightside" in a story about the 50-game suspension of Dodger player Manny Ramirez for using a banned drug.

KNX-AM 1070 (CBS) Los Angeles
Newsradio
May 7, 2009
Stuart Gabriel, director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate, was interviewed on
KNX-AM radio program "Business Hour" about the government's "stress tests" of some of the nation's largest banks.

The Press Enterprise
A key California employment index shows milder decline
May 7, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist at the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in a
Press Enterprise story about the employment market in California.

Columbia Missourian
Central Missouri Community Action group to train parents on basic health care
May 5, 2009
The Columbia Missourian reported on the UCLA/Johnson & Johnson Health Care Institute's literacy training program, I Can Help My Child Stay Healthy, to teach parents how to care for common childhood ailments at home. Ariella Herman, senior lecturer of decisions, operations, and technology management at UCLA Anderson, was quoted.

Los Angeles Times
Pending home sales climb, lifting recovery hopes
May 5, 2009
Stuart Gabriel, director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times story about a national climb in pending home sales.

Los Angeles Times
High gas prices drive changes in California fuel consumption.
May 4, 2009
Suzanne Shu, assistant professor of marketing at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times story about the effect of rising gas prices on fuel consumption in California.

California Real Estate Journal
Beyond the Business Card - Richard Ziman
May 4, 2009
The California Real Estate Journal featured UCLA Anderson Board of Visitors member Richard Ziman in a "Beyond the Business Card" profile piece on real estate leaders in Southern California. Ziman is co-chair of UCLA Anderson's $100 million Accelerate fundraising campaign.

Los Angeles Times
Lawsuit against O.C. lender illustrates dangers of 'hard-money' lending
May 4, 2009
Stuart Gabriel, professor of finance at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about a lawsuit against an investment firm that practiced "hard money" lending.

The Morning Call
Train yourself to spend smarter
May 3, 2009
The Chicago Tribune reported on a co-authored study by Suzanne Shu, assistant professer of marketing at UCLA Anderson, who found that consumers who touch products are more likely to pay more for them. The original article appeared in The Morning Call (PA), and the complete study will be published in the October 2009 issue of the Journal of Consumer Research.

CFO Magazine
Lights, Camera, Finance!
May 1, 2009
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist at the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in a CFO Magazine article about the recession's effect on movie financing despite a boost in ticket sales.

U.S. News & World Report
Our Long Labor Recession
Capital Commerce
May 1, 2009
The UCLA Anderson Forecast was cited in the May 1 issue of U.S. News & World Report's "Capital Commerce" column about unemployment and the recession.

The Atlantic
The Gift-Card Economy
May 2009
The May 2009 issue of The Atlantic magazine featured a behavioral study co-authored by Suzanne Shu, assistant professor of marketing at UCLA Anderson, about situations in which people exercise too much self-control. Shu and Edward Leamer, professor of global economics and management at UCLA Anderson, were quoted.

AACSB International
eNewsline
April/May 2009
Dean Judy Olian is highlighted in the April/May 2009 issue of AACSB International eNewsline for her impact on the direction of management education.

UCLA Today
Business, law experts weigh in on effects of legalizing same-sex marriage
UCLA Today reported on a UCLA Anderson panel about the legal and business impact of same-sex marriages. Margaret Shih, associate professor of human resources and organizational behavior at UCLA Anderson, was quoted.
April 30, 2009

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