Story about the talk that David E. Block, chair of the Department of Viticulture and Enology at UC Davis, presented on the winery of the future at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s 2013 Wine Executive Program. His talk discussed incorporating new technology into winemaking, both in making wine and in improving management of utilities and waste.
Gallagher Hall, home of the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, is No. 40 on a list of the 50 most elegant graduate school buildings in the world.
Carl Schramm, who is the Arthur and Carlyse Ciocca Visiting Professorship in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, writes an op-ed about how the Affordable Care Act is hurting unions.
UC Davis Graduate School of Management Dean Steven C. Currall is quoted in a story about how modern tech companies are focusing on clever devices rather than useful inventions.
Story cites research from UC Davis Graduate School of Management Professor Brad Barber that documented that average individuals’ investing behavior caused them to underperform the market by 1.5% per year, even before taking account of fees and expenses.
Story cites a paper published by Rice University that argues short of war in or near a big petroleum-producing state such as Iraq, oil prices will fall “precipitously” from 2016 to 2018. Amy Myers Jaffe, one of the paper’s authors who is executive director of energy and sustainability at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, argues that production costs are not static—when oil prices drop, production costs fall with them.
Story cites a recent study that Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, co-authored with Rice University predicting that barring a “war that destroys physical installations for the production and/or transport of oil,” the oil price will “fall precipitously over the medium term of three to five years.” Jaffe discusses her belief that the average price could fall below $75, based in part on her view that oil-production costs are not fixed.
UC Davis Graduate School of Management Dean Steven C. Currall writes about the three myths that Americans still believe about innovation.
Story cites the UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s UC Davis Study of California Women Business Leaders, an annual report on the status of women in top positions at the 400 largest companies in California.
Work from Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director for energy and sustainability for the Graduate School of Management, is cited in this story about the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
Amy Myers Jaffe, the executive director for energy and sustainability at UC Davis, writes in an article that a ban on international investment in the Russian artic would in fact help U.S. companies. Jaffe says that the need to think about an energy system that is less dependent on oil for mobility and industrialization is pressing.
Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability for the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, writes about how high tech is bringing fundamental changes to energy systems. She cites research that she and Professor Paul Griffin conducted that contrary to belief that markets have not responded to the concept of unburnable carbon, scientific findings prompted investors in 63 of the United States’ largest oil companies to shed $27 billion in market capitalization.
Graduate School of Management Professor Brad Barber discusses his research “Do (Some) University Endowments Earn Alpha?” and what it means for endowments going forward in a podcast.
Graduate School of Management Professor Brad Barber’s research “Do (Some) University Endowments Earn Alpha?” on why the endowments for elite universities outperform their peers is cited in the story.
Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability for UC Davis, is quoted in a story about how natural gas export supporters are calling on Congress to help speed up approvals of new export terminals, arguing that they could send a powerful message to Putin about the U.S. stepping up as Europe’s new energy buddy.
Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability for the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, is quoted in an article about the global gas trade.
Revolights Co-founder Adam Pettler Switches Gears to Save Lives
Bay Area Startup Lands $300,000 on ABC's "Shark Tank"
By Sandy Louey
Adam Pettler helps save lives. First he did it in biotech research. But now he does it in bicycle safety, as chief financial officer of Revolights, a company that he co-founded after receiving his MBA from the UC Davis Graduate School of Management in 2011.
Revolights Inc., maker of wheel-mounted bike light systems, rode into the national spotlight recently on ABC Television’s “Shark Tank,” landing a $300,000 investment.
Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, says pipelines are the safest way to transport the country’s growing supply of oil and gas, but building them takes time and political will.
UC Davis Graduate School of Management Professor Robert Yetman comments about the impact a higher minimum wage would have in the labor market in the Napa Valley wine industry.
Studio Sacramento Host Scott Syphax has a conversation with Wendy Beecham from the UC Davis Graduate School of Management and Aeisha Mastagni of CalSTRS about women in the workplace and what’s new and what still needs to happen for the advancement of women in leadership roles.