October 2010

October 20, 2010

CNN Newsroom

Bhagwan Chowdhry was featured on CNN on Monday for an interview about his Financial Access at Birth (FAB) Campaign, which proposes that every child in the world be given a bank account consisting of $100 at birth.

Foreclosures & Banks

Brian Maillian (Full-Time MBA '74 alum) was featured on CNBC's Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo for a discussion about a potential nationwide moratorium on housing foreclosures.

FOX News
Saving the American Dream, One Mortgage Modification at a Time

Paul Habibi was quoted in a FOX News piece today about mortgage modifications.

Los Angeles Times
Small Doses of Education Can Make a Big Difference for Parents with Sick Children

Ariella Herman was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article today about the positive impact of the Head Start program on parents from low-income families. 

October 19, 2010

Business School Entrepreneurs

Sunil Rajaraman (Full-Time MBA '08 alum) was featured in a Businessweek piece yesterday about business school graduates who have become successful entrepreneurs.

Christian Science Monitor
Why Shaq Moved to the Celtics; the Economics of Sports

Ed Leamer was included in a Christian Science Monitor article yesterday about the economics behind Shaquille O'Neal's decision to join the Boston Celtics.

October 18, 2010

Financial Times
Risk-Sharing on Pensions Will Cost Employees

Shlomo Benartzi was included in a Financial Times article yesterday about the potential impact of risk-sharing pensions on employees.

Advertising Age
Purpose-Driven Marketing All the Rage at ANA

Jim Stengel was included in an Advertising Age piece today about purpose-driven marketing.

Los Angeles Times
Flow of goods down for second straight month

Ed Leamer was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article last Wednesday about the decline in the transportation of goods over the past two months.

El Mercurio
Riesgo y terremotos

Eduardo Schwartz contributed to an article in last Wednesday's El Mercurio about the financial effects of earthquake destruction.

America's rich are hurting too

Paul Habibi was quoted in an RT.com article last Tuesday about the impact of the recession on America's rich.

Sacrmento Bee
Holiday Hiring Uncertain

Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted in a Sacramento Bee piece yesterday about the effect that high unemployment and state employee furloughs could have on holiday hiring in the Sacramento region.

October 14, 2010

Tale of Two Economies

Edward Leamer was interviewed on MSNBC yesterday morning. The feature focused on the health of the nation's economy following figures released in the recent Ceridian-UCLA PCI report.

October 11, 2010

A hard-fought race to govern 'ungovernable' California

Daniel J.B. Mitchell was quoted in an article on MSNBC.com last Wednesday about the effect of California's economic woes on the governor's race.

Los Angeles Times
BofA halts foreclosure seizures nationwide

Paul Habibi was quoted in an article in yesterday's LA Times about Bank of America Corp. halting the sale of foreclosed homes.

Yahoo News
Even Grown-Ups Need Security Blankets

Suzanne Shu was quoted in yesterday's Yahoo News for a story on how adults can form bonds with "security" or "transitional" objects.

Sacramento Bee
SEIU Local 1000 deal underscores pressure on labor

Daniel J.B. Mitchell was quoted in Friday's Sacramento Bee for a piece on California's labor deal with SEIU Local 1000.

Huffington Post Blog
What Does the Future Hold for Them?

Edward Leamer was mentioned in the Huffington Post Blog on Thursday about the lack of new building and construction projects.

Victorville Daily Press
Regional unemployment will remain above 10 percent until 2014

Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted in the Victorville Daily Press on Thursday about regional unemployment for the Inland Empire.

October 7, 2010

San Bernardino Sun
Forecast: A 'long' and 'slow' recovery

Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted in the San Bernardino Sun yesterday about the economic Forecast for the Inland Empire.

The Desert Sun
Study: Good, bad in regional economy

Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted in The Desert Sun yesterday about the economic Forecast for the Inland Empire.

KCRW 89.9 FM
Which Way, LA?

Stuart Gabriel was featured on KCRW 89.9 FM program "Which Way, L.A.?" Tuesday morning for a story about the continuing foreclosure crisis in Southern California.

KGO-AM 810
News Talk

Jerry Nickelsburg was featured on KGO-AM 810 (San Francisco) Tuesday morning for a story about the state of California's economy.

October 5, 2010

Sacramento Bee
Schwarzenegger, lawmakers claim some victories in California budget deal

Daniel J.B. Mitchell was quoted in an article in today's Sacramento Bee about the impending end to the California budget dispute.

Minnesota Public Radio
Risky behavior, self-control, and reverse psychology

Craig Fox was featured on Minnesota Public Radio yesterday morning in an interview about risky behavior, self-control, and reverse psychology.

UCLA Today
How to solve our trade mess without a confrontation with China

Daniel J.B. Mitchell's article about trade between the U.S. and China was published in UCLA Today on Friday.

October 4, 2010

Washington Times
HIDALGO: Brazil´s complacency problem

Sebastian Edwards was included in a Washington Times article on Friday about Brazil's growing economy.

Seeking Alpha
Another 5-10% Drop in Home Prices?  

Edward Leamer's thesis, "Housing is the Business Cycle," was referenced in a Seeking Alpha blog post yesterday about a decrease in residential real estate prices across the country.

Diario Financiero Online
La alianza UAI-UCLA que monitoreó "gobernator"

UCLA Anderson was featured in a Diario Financiero Online piece on Saturday about the new UCLA-UAI Global Executive MBA for the Americas dual degree program.

October 1, 2010

Wall Street Journal
Going Solo

Carla Hayn was included in a Wall Street Journal article yesterday about the increasing number of managers who are leaving corporate America to pursue Executive M.B.A.s. 

Fox News
Trump Sure Can't Pick 'Em! 'Apprentice' Winners' Sorry Track Record

Nelson Gayton was quoted in a Fox News piece yesterday that explores the unsuccessful career paths of past winners of Donald Trump's "The Apprentice."

Economi Times
IIMC Calcutta Students Get into the Mind of Investors

Avanidhar Subrahmanyam was included in an Economic Times article today about students at the Indian Institute of Management in Calcutta who are now being taught courses in behavioral finance. 



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