In the News
How do a celebrity’s actions affect the market value of their sponsor companies? Graduate School of Management Professor Victor Stango’s research “Celebrity Endorsements, Firm Value, and Reputation Risk: Evidence from the Tiger Woods Scandal” is featured in the Harvard Business Review’s Daily Stat.
A Graduate School of Management alumnus developed the business plan for a company that is diving—or, rather, cycling—into ABC Television’s “Shark Tank” at 9 p.m. this Friday night (March 7), looking for investors.
Adam Pettler MBA 11 serves as the chief financial officer of Revolights Inc., maker of wheel-mounted bike light systems.
Graduate School of Management Dean Steve Currall and his co-authors of Organized Innovation: A Blueprint for Renewing America’s Prosperity discuss why America ought to organize its innovation efforts. The Q and A is featured on OUPblog.
Story references research done by Graduate School of Management Professor Brad Barber about why investors tend to sell winning stocks too soon and procrastinate about dumping losers.
SEC Staff Sold Shares Before Cases Made Public: Not so fast says Graduate School of Management Professor Brad Barber, who cautioned that the research paper from Emory University is in preliminary form and hasn’t yet been through the academic review process. “It nonetheless raises interesting questions if proven to be accurate,” Barber said.
Story cites research from Graduate School of Management Professor Brad Barber that concluded that the more you trade the less you earn.
Graduate School of Management Professors Brad Barber and Roger Edelen were awarded Graham and Dodd Scroll Awards from the CFA Institute. The awards recognize outstanding articles published in 2013 in Financial Analysts Journal. Professor Barber’s article was “Do (Some) University Endowments Earn Alpha?,” while Professor Edelen’s article was “Shedding Light on ‘Invisible’ Costs: Trading Costs and Mutual Fund Performance.”
Research from Graduate School of Management Professor Brad Barber is cited in a commentary about a potential stock market crash in 2014.
Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability for UC Davis, writes about the need for Washington, D.C. to embrace the New American Century.
Story cites research from Graduate School of Management Professor Brad Barber. The message of the research is that it makes more sense to follow a consensus sell signal from Wall Street analysts than a consensus buy.
Story about Feb. 14 registration deadline for the UC Davis Big Bang! Business Competition.
Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability at UC Davis, is interviewed about her support of lifting the ban on U.S. crude oil exports. She recently testified before Congress on the issue.
Making energy infrastructure like the Keystone XL the target of environmental criticism might not be the best way to change U.S. policy, according to Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability for UC Davis.
Story about UC Davis research that found investors in U.S. oil and gas companies have not ignored science when considering whether a potential carbon asset bubble exists – a concern raised in recent media reports. Two of the study’s co-authors are Paul A. Griffin, a professor of management, and Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability, both of the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.
Alumnus Andrew Barkett MBA 09, the chief technology officer for the Republican National Committee, is featured in a story about the efforts to identify and recruit conservatives and Republicans within the tech world.
GSM Lecturer Joe DiNunzio talks about the advantages that social funding tools such as crowdfunding offer young startup companies such as Light Harmonic.
Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability for UC Davis, is quoted in a story about the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
Story about the Feb. 14 registration deadline for the Big Bang! competition.
Steven Currall, dean of the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, is quoted in a story about the stalled merger efforts between the Sacramento Metro Chamber and the Sacramento Area Commerce & Trade Organization.
Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability for UC Davis, talks about how communities should learn a lesson from an attack at a San Jose PG&E substation and have back-up plans in case of an attack.