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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.
Taking a lunch break, or even multiple short breaks throughout the day, provides an opportunity for our brains to recuperate, according to UC Davis Graduate School of Management Professor Kimberly Elsbach, who studies the psychology of the workplace.
Story about Graduate School of Management Professors Brad Barber and Roger Edelen, who were awarded Graham and Dodd Scroll Awards from the CFA Institute. The awards recognize outstanding articles published in 2013 in Financial Analysts Journal.
Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability for UC Davis, writes about the oil and gas aspects involved in Russia’s annexation of the Crimea.
Story talks about the role that Jerome Suran, a senior lecturer emeritus in the Graduate School of Management, had in founding IEEE Spectrum, the magazine for the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers).
Story refers to research from UC Davis Graduate School of Management Professor Brad Barber that found that the average investor underperforms the disciplined and systematic investor.
Story cites research from UC Davis Graduate School of Management Professor Brad Barber that found men trade 45 percent more than women. This trading activity reduced their net returns by 2.65 percentage points a year. By contrast, trading reduced women’s net returns by 1.72 percentage points.
Emerging Market Turbulence: Are the jitters morphing into a crisis? UC Davis economist Alan Taylor, who teaches at the Graduate School of Management, joins a high-level debate hosted by Financial Times’ macroeconomics expert Gavyn Davies.
Story cites a study from UC Davis Graduate School of Management Professor Brad Barber that showed that 80 percent of active traders lose money.
Story about investment behavior cites research on the topic by Brad Barber of the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.
Story about the U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of graduate schools. The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program was ranked No. 41, while the part-time program was at No. 25.
Story about how the U.S. News & World Report ranked the UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s MBA programs among the top business schools in the nation. The The full-time program is No. 41, while the part-time program ranked No. 25.
Start-up company Revolights, which has not one but two UC Davis MBAs in its ranks of seven, scored a $300,000 investment on ABC Television’s “Shark Tank” last Friday night.
“It’s been an incredible experience,” said Adam Pettler MBA ’11, chief financial officer for Revolights Inc., maker of wheel-mounted bike light systems. Pettler was a full-time MBA student on the Davis campus when he developed the Revolights business plan in an independent study course supervised by Marc Lowe, an adjunct professor.