September 2008

Los Angeles Times
Citigroup's takeover of Wachovia latest to reshape U.S. banking system
September 30, 2008
Avanidhar Subramahmanyam, a finance professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times article about the shift towards centralization of the U.S. banking system. 

Daily Bruin
Anderson School fundraiser announced
September 29, 2008
The Daily Bruin reported on UCLA Anderson's $100 million "Accelerate Campaign" kickoff event, held at UCLA Chancellor Gene Block's residence. UCLA Anderson alumnus Larry Fink ('76) delivered the keynote address. 

Los Angeles Business Journal
Look Out Below
September 29, 2008
Paul Habibi, a lecturer in real estate at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Los Angeles Business Journal article about the effect of the financial meltdown on the office market in Los Angeles County.

San Diego Union-Tribune
Short-sale listings create a strange market dynamic
September 28, 2008
An excerpt published in the Sept 2008 quarterly UCLA Anderson Forecast was published in the San Diego Union-Tribune.

San Jose Mercury News
What's it mean for me?
September 28, 2008
David Shulman, senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this article examining the potential impact of the government bailout plan on consumers.

Reuters
Paulson's past raises questions about current proposal
September 27, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Reuters story about Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson's close relationship with the banking industry.

Washington Post
Beware of the Easy School Fix
September 26, 2008
UCLA Anderson Professor Bill Ouchi's education research on school budgets and the impact on total student loads per teacher was featured in this column published in the Washington Post.

KFWB-AM
News 980
September 25, 2008
Stuart Gabriel, a finance professor at UCLA Anderson and director of the Ziman Center for Real Estate, was interviewed about the federal government's massive bailout plan.

Daily Bruin
Governor signs late budget
September 25, 2008
UCLA Anderson Professor Daniel J.B. Mitchell was quoted in a Daily Bruin story about the finalization of Gov. Schwarzenegger's state budget.

SEPTEMBER 2008 UCLA ANDERSON FORECAST MEDIA COVERAGE:
The UCLA Anderson Forecast's new quarterly report, which said that the U.S. economy is at "stall speed" but will probably avoid a recession, was featured in the following publications. Edward Leamer, director of the Forecast, David Shulman, senior economist, Jerry Nickelsburg and Ryan Ratcliff, economists with the Forecast, were quoted in the coverage.

Associated Press
Study: California Economic Malaise to Continue
Sept. 24, 2008

Reuters
California's Economy Seen Getting Worse
Sept. 24, 2008

Los Angeles Times
Long, Dark Tunnel Seen for California's Economy
Sept. 24, 2008

San Diego Union-Tribune
State Economy "Stalled"; No Relief Near
Sept. 24, 2008

Los Angeles Daily News
Experts: State Could Go Slip Into Recession
Sept. 24, 2008

Los Angeles Business Journal
Anderson Economists Still See Recession Skirted
Sept. 24, 2008

San Jose Mercury News
Nations Economy on the Edge, Report Finds
Sept. 24, 2008

Sacramento Bee
Two California Economic Forecasts See Gloomy 2009
Sept. 24, 2008

Oakland Tribune
Economic Slump May Bottom out Next Year
Sept. 24, 2008

KCRW-FM (NPR)
Which Way LA?
September 24, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Economist Jerry Nickelsburg was interviewed on KCRW's "Which Way LA" about the recently released UCLA Anderson Forecast report. 

Forbes.com
Most And Least Expensive U.S. Cities For Renters
September 23, 2008
Stuart Gabriel, a finance professor at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA, was quoted in this Forbes.com article about the most and least expensive cities to rent in the U.S.

KFWB-AM (LA)
News 980
September 20, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was interviewed about the federal government's planned intervention in the financial crisis.

San Gabriel Valley Tribune
With sales rising, crisis may be easing
September 20, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer was quoted in this story about the current state of the Southern California real estate market.
 
KFWB-AM (LA)
News 980
September 19, 2008
Daniel J.B. Mitchell, a professor in human resources and organizational behavior at UCLA Anderson, was interviewed about the state budget deal.  

Associated Press
Can Washington stop home price declines?
September 19, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer was quoted in this Associated Press story about the impact of the Fed's bailout plan on housing prices. The story was re-printed in the SF Chronicle, Boston Globe, CBSNews.com, San Diego Union-Tribune and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.  

KPCC-89.3 (LA)
Patt Morrison
September 19, 2008
Stuart Gabriel, a finance professor at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA, was interviewed about the effect of the housing crisis on unemployment in California.

Metro New York
MBA demand in the U.S.A.
September 19, 2008
Mae Jennifer Shores, assistant dean and director of MBA admissions at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Metro New York article about the increased number of applications to MBA programs in the U.S.

La Opinion
Sigue la debacle en Wall Street
September 18, 2008
Jerry Nickelsburg, an economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this La Opinion article about the Wall Street crisis.

KABC-TV
Eyewitness News at 6 o'clock
September 18, 2008
Marc Martos-Vila, an assistant professor in finance at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was interviewed about the rumored sale of Washington Mutual.

KMEX-TV
Noticias
September 18, 2008
Marc Martos-Vila, an assistant professor in finance at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was interviewed on Univision's "Noticias" about the impact of the financial crisis on everyday consumers.

The New York Sun
When It Comes to New Inspiration, Chancellor Klein Goes by the Books
September 18, 2008
The New York Sun featured an article about UCLA Anderson Professor William Ouchi's partnership with Joel Klein, chancellor of New York City's Department of Education, to reform the city's school system. 

Time.com
Can Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs Go It Alone?
September 18, 2008
UCLA Anderson Assistant Finance Professor Marc Martos-Vila was quoted in this Time.com piece about the impact of Lehman's collapse and Merrill Lynch's sale on investment banks Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley.  

Los Angeles Times
Financial crisis likely to linger for car, home buyers
September 18, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times story about the effect of the financial crisis on obtaining car and home loans.

KNX-1070 (LA)
Business Hour
September 17, 2008
Stuart Gabriel, a finance professor at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA, was interviewed about the Fed's takeover of insurance giant AIG.

KABC-TV
Eyewitness News Tonight
September 17, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer was interviewed on KABC-TV's "Eyewitness News Tonight" in a story about the plunging stock market. 

Bloomberg News
Americans Rattled by Lehman, Unsure It Affects Them
September 16, 2008
UCLA Anderson Finance Professor William Cockrum was quoted in this Bloomberg article about how Lehman Bros.' bankruptcy filing might affect everyday consumers. 

Washington Post
Financial Crises Have Slowed But Not Halted U.S. Economy
September 16, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in a front page Washington Post article forecasting sluggish growth for the greater U.S. economy. 

BusinessWeek.com
Wall Street's Worst Week Ever
September 15, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer was quoted in this BusinessWeek.com piece about the impact of recent Wall Street shakeups on consumers.

The Motley Fool
7 Savings Tips
September 15, 2008
UCLA Anderson Accounting Professor Shlomo Benartzi's "Save More Tomorrow" plan was outlined in this article posted on The Motley Fool, offering tips for consumers to save money. 

The Washington Post
Quit Doling Out That Bad-Economy Line
September 14, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer's National Bureau of Economic Research paper was cited in this op-ed written by Donald Luskin about the widespread pessimism surrounding the current U.S. economy. 

Los Angeles Times
Fannie and Freddie get a loan, taxpayers get the debt
September 10, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Los Angeles Times consumer column about the effect of the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac bailout on taxpayers.

New York Times
Who Else Can Pile On for a Federal Rescue?
September 9, 2008
Sanford Jacoby, a professor in organizational behavior at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this New York Times story about what the federal government's takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could mean for other troubled industries.

San Jose Mercury News
Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac takeover causes mortgage rates to tumble
September 9, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this San Jose Mercury News article examining the impact of the federal government's takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on home mortgage rates. 

The Press-Enterprise
Housing experts hope U.S. move will relax overly tightened rules a bit
September 9, 2008
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, was quoted in this Press-Enterprise story about the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac bailout and its effect on mortgage lending qualifications.

The Economic Times (India)
Making Sense Of R-Word
September 8, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer's co-authored NBER paper titled, "What's a Recession, Anyway?" was featured in The Economic Times (India).

New York Times
Ice-Breaker at Starbucks: The Good Sheet
September 8, 2008
The New York Times reported that Starbucks will offer the "Good Sheet," a free paper from Jonathan Greenblatt's Good, Inc., to its customers. Greenblatt is a lecturer in social entrepreneurship at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Los Angeles Business Journal
Median Home Prices Persist in Steady Decline
September 8, 2008 
UCLA Anderson School of Management Real Estate Lecturers Eric Sussman and Paul Habibi were quoted in this Los Angeles Business Journal story about the persistent decline in Los Angeles home prices.

Houston Chronicle
Business is Booming
September 7, 2008
Mae Jennifer Shores, assistant dean and director of MBA Admissions & Financial Aid at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this Houston Chronicle article about the rise in foreign student applications to MBA programs in the United States.

TopMBA.com
The credit crunch and the MBA application spike. US MBAs take cover
September 5, 2008
Mae Jennifer Shores, assistant dean and director of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in a TopMBA.com story examining the correlation between the credit crunch and a rise in MBA applications.

MSNBC.com
Seven 'recession-proof' luxuries
September 3, 2008
Suzanne Shu, a marketing professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted in this MSNBC.com article listing seven popular 'recession-proof' goods consumers are still willing to pay for, despite the slow economy.

CNBC.com
How Much Does Your Boss Make? Just Look Online
September 3, 2008
UCLA Anderson Professor Daniel J.B, Mitchell was quoted in this CNBC.com article examining a new website that allows users to anonymously share reviews and salary details about specific jobs for specific employers. 

The Journal Record (OK)
Streuli: Magazine, company do Good business
September 3, 2008
Jonathan Greenblatt, a lecturer in social entrepreneurship at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was featured in this op-ed published in The Journal Record (OK).

Los Angeles Times
Housing slump drags on broader Southern California economy
September 2, 2008
UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer was quoted in this Los Angeles Times story about the effects of the housing slump on Southern California's general economy.