In the News
Story about how former UC Davis Graduate School of Management Dean Gary Walton helped subdue an unruly passenger who tried to open an emergency door on a Southwest flight from Chicago to Sacramento.
Greg McCulloch, a UC Davis Graduate School of Management MBA 06 alumnus, was named Vice President of Finance/CFO for Sonora Regional Medical Center.
Ken McGuire MBA 04’s Innovations Health Systems was selected for the 2014 Universal Accessibility Design Award from United Cerebral Palsy. The company was recognized for their Wijit Wheelchair Accessory which offers a safer, healthier, more accessible way to use a manual wheelchair.
Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director energy and sustainability for the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, writes about oil geopolitics and Russia.
Profile of Andrew Hargadon, a professor at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management and faculty director of the UC Davis Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Speculating on a single sector, especially a volatile one such as technology, is risky, but if you want to try anyway, you should only use a small slice of your portfolio, say 5%, according to Brad Barber, a finance professor at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.
Story about oil prices cites a forecast by Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.
Story cites UC Davis Graduate School of Management Professor Brad Barber’s study “Boys Will be Boys: Gender, Overconfidence and Common Stock Investment” which confirms that women (who traded less frequently than their male counterparts) produced an almost 1 percent premium of annual investment return over the men.
Story cites research from UC Davis Graduate School of Management Professor Hema Yoganarasimhan that people choose baby names to be fashionable.
Despite the recent political turmoil in Ukraine, Chevron plans to uphold the fracking agreement it made with the Ukrainian government over a year ago. Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability at UC Davis, says that this is the best way for Ukraine to become financially solvent.
DMV for Cows? (That’s Department of Motor Vehicles for non-Californians). That’s what alumnus Chris Jackson is building for the CA Dept. of Food & Ag, to track California’s 5 mil. head of cattle as they are registered, bought, sold, stolen, ticketed (yes, ticketed), and health checked. Jackson says it’s only the beginning.
Story about the demand for agribusiness education and investment in China, including a profile on the UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s Agribusiness Symposium Series in China.
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.”
UC Davis Graduate School of Management MBA 07 Mark Otero, CEO and co-founder of Capital Games, is the cover story in the April 2014 issue of Comstock’s magazine.
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.