November 2008

Daily Breeze
UCLA fields a winning team in commercial real estate
November 30, 2008
The Daily Breeze reported on UCLA's victory over USC in the 11th annual UCLA/USC Real Estate Case Challenge, held on Nov. 20. The UCLA student team's proposal won them the prestigious Silver Shovel Award.

Los Angeles Times
Gas price bust is a boon, but will it stick?
November 27, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer was quoted in this Los Angeles Times article about the effect of dropping gas prices on consumer confidence.

The Press-Enterprise
Bill to boost unions faces stiff competition, Inland experts say
November 26, 2008
Daniel J.B. Mitchell, a management professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Press Enterprise story about the impact of the sputtering economy on labor union issues.

Daily Variety
Guilds' division becomes clear in strike talks
November 26, 2008
Daniel J.B. Mitchell, a management professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Daily Variety piece about divisions between the guilds representing Hollywood's writers, actors and directors.

Washington Post
Fed's Role in Crisis Is Giant, if Opaque
November 24, 2008
David Shulman, a senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this front page Washington Post article about the Treasury Department's role in addressing the financial crisis.

Modesto Bee
Jobless rate jumps
November 22, 2008
Jerry Nickelsburg, a senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Modesto Bee story about unemployment in California.

BNet.com
Capitalize on Affordable Luxuries
November 22, 2008
Suzanne Shu, an assistant marketing professor at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in this BNET.com piece on how to capitalize on affordable luxuries during a recession.  

The Press-Enterprise
Inland region hemorrhaging jobs
November 21, 2008
Jerry Nickelsburg, a senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Press Enterprise article about the jobless rate in California.

Wall Street Journal
Letters to the Editor: 401(k) Laws Should Be Improved
November 20, 2008
The Wall Street Journal published a "letter to the editor" by UCLA Anderson Accounting Professor Shlomo Benartzi regarding a Nov. 14 editorial in which he was quoted. The editorial discussed potential changes to the 401(k) savings system.  

The Baltimore Sun
Local girl swings for the fences, scores
November 17, 2008
The Baltimore Sun profiled Jamie McCourt, a BOV member and lecturer at UCLA Anderson School of Management, in an article about her journey to becoming president of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The New York Times
If Detroit Falls, Foreign Makers Could Be Buffer
November 17, 2008
Sanford Jacoby, a management professor and vice chairman of UCLA Anderson, was quoted today in a New York Times article about a potential auto industry bailout.

The Press Democrat
Your growing tax toll
November 16, 2008
Daniel J.B. Mitchell, a management professor at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in this Press Democrat story outlining the implications of California Governor Schwarzenegger's tax increase proposal.

Boston NPR
Here & Now
November 14, 2008
UCLA Anderson Management Professor Samuel Culbert was a featured guest on Boston NPR's "Here and Now" program, discussing performance reviews and other workplace management issues.

Birmingham Business Journal
Tell it to me straight: How am I doing?
November 14, 2008
UCLA Anderson Management Professor Samuel Culbert's book titled, "Beyond Bullsh*t: Straight Talk at Work" and article on performance reviews were highlighted in this Birmingham Business Journal article. The story reprinted the same day in the San Francisco Business Journal. 

Saipan Tribune
UCLA students explore NMI's high-tech potential
November 14, 2008
An article in the Saipan Tribune featured five UCLA Anderson students, participating in a team project with Saipan's government to find ways to bring high-tech companies to Saipan.

Wall Street Journal
Targeting Your 401(k)
November 14, 2008
Shlomo Benartzi, an accounting professor at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in this Wall Street Journal story about potential changes to the 401(k) retirement system.

Los Angeles Times
Free trade with Colombia is high on Bush's agenda
November 13, 2008
Sebastian Edwards, a global economics professor at UCLA Anderson, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times article about President Bush's agenda to establish free trade with Colombia.

The Courier & Press
Head Start still premier early childhood program
November 12, 2008
UCLA Anderson School of Management's Head Start/Johnson & Johnson Health Project was featured in this article in the Evansville Courier & Press. 

Women's Wear Daily
Lean Times in California, More to Come
November 12, 2008
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Women’s Wear Daily article about the California retail industry. 
 
BusinessWeek.com
The Script Calls for an MBA
November 11, 2008
BusinessWeek.com's MBA Journal yesterday featured a piece by UCLA Anderson MBA ('10) student Fernando Montero, detailing the reasons why he chose UCLA Anderson for his MBA degree.

BusinessWeek.com
B-School: A Reset Button for Your Career
November 11, 2008
BusinessWeek.com featured a piece by UCLA Anderson MBA ('10) Alejandro Tinajero, discussing his reasons for pursuing a mid-career MBA degree. Tinajero's piece is part of BusinessWeek.com's MBA Journal series.

Guatemala Times
The Financial Hurricane Hits Latin America
November 10, 2008
An article about the Latin American financial crisis, written by UCLA Anderson Global Economics Professor Sebastian Edwards, was published in the Guatemala Times.

BUILDER Magazine
Study: Consumer Spending Decisions Tied To Real Estate Values
November 10, 2008
UCLA Ziman Center Director Stuart Gabriel's co-authored study on the housing wealth effect, conducted in conjunction with USC's Lusk Center for Real Estate, was featured in an article posted on the online version of BUILDER Magazine.

California Real Estate Journal
Housing Price Bottom Within A Couple of Quarters Away
Nov. 10, 2008
The California Real Estate Journal reported findings from the UCLA Real Estate Conference, hosted by UCLA's Ziman Center for Real Estate last week.

The New York Times
Just What This Downturn Demands: A Consumption Tax
November 9, 2008
UCLA Anderson Accounting Professor Shlomo Benartzi's "Save More Tomorrow" payroll savings plan was referenced in this op-ed published in the New York Times.

Contra Costa Times
Increase on sales, services would raise county level to 10.25%
November 8, 2008
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Contra Costa Times article about Gov. Schwarzenegger's proposal to increase taxes. The article reprinted in the Daily News and Daily Breeze.

Los Angeles Times
Unemployment rate hits 6.5%, a 14-year high
November 8, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer was quoted in this Los Angeles Times story about the U.S. unemployment rate.

Sacramento Bee
Home Front: Home builders hear more bad news
November 7, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Sacramento Bee article forecasting projections for the real estate market.

San Francisco Chronicle
Retail sales take big dive in October
November 7, 2008
Stuart Gabriel, a finance professor at UCLA Anderson and director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate, was quoted in this San Francisco Chronicle story about the plunge in same-store retail sales.  

San Jose Mercury News
Analysis: Is Schwarzenegger wise to raise taxes in a bad economy?
November 7, 2008
Jerry Nickelsburg, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this San Jose Mercury News article about California Governor Schwarzenegger's proposal to increase taxes.

Los Angeles Times
Retailers post worst October sales figures since at least 1971
November 7, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times article about the recent retail sales report, which showed the worst October sales figures in almost 40 years.

KNX-AM (LA)
Business Hour
November 6, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer was interviewed on the KNX radio program "Business Hour," discussing unemployment and the economy.

KFWB-AM (LA)
News 980
November 6, 2008
Stuart Gabriel, a finance professor at UCLA Anderson and director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate, was interviewed on KFWB's "News 980" about the Southern California real estate market.

San Jose Mercury News
Turning economy around a daunting task for Obama
November 6, 2008
David Shulman, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this San Jose Mercury News article about Obama's economic "to do" list as the newly elected president.

Los Angeles Times
MBA students lower their career projections
November 5, 2008
Dean Judy Olian and Eric Mokover, associate dean of career initiatives at UCLA Anderson, were quoted in this Los Angeles Times story about the impact of the financial crisis on MBA students. 

California Real Estate Journal
Beyond the Business Card - Stuart A. Gabriel
November 3, 2008
Stuart Gabriel, a finance professor at UCLA Anderson and director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate, was profiled in this California Real Estate Journal piece titled, "Beyond the Business Card." The article was part of CREJ's special series on real estate industry leaders.

The New Yorker
Greasing the Slide
November 3, 2008
Bradford Cornell, professor emeritus at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in the Nov.3 issue of The New Yorker in an article about the panic surrounding the current financial crisis.

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