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California Companies with More Top Women Leaders Associated with Higher Revenue and Profits, UC Davis Study Says
While women hold only one in eight of the executive and board positions in California’s top 400 public companies, an annual University of California, Davis, study shows incremental progress—the percentage of women in these top decision-making posts has increased, and the number of companies with no women executives and board directors at all is dropping.
“We’re very excited to have Cleveland Justis join us,” Andrew Hargadon, a professor at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management and the founder and faculty director of the institute, said in a release.
Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director for energy and sustainability at UC Davis, is quoted in this story about the increase in oil production in the United States.
Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability at UC Davis, was one of the speakers at the Power Year in Review event at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco.
Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability at UC Davis, is quoted in a McClatchy Newspapers story about how America is moving to the fore as the world’s largest producer of petroleum and natural gas.
Tim Keller, UC Davis MBA 08, is quoted in an article about how technology is being used in winemaking.
Steven C. Currall, dean and professor of the Graduate School of Management, is among 10 faculty members from the University of California, Davis, that have been elected in the 2013 class of fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
UC Davis Graduate School of Management Professor Andrew Hargadon writes a column about climate change.
In this blog, Professor Don Palmer debunks the conventional wisdom about corporate wrongdoing as abnormal. He says MBA students should be taught to “develop a better understanding of the forces that cause them to engage in misconduct and an appreciation of their susceptibility to those forces.”
The Office of Science and Technology cites our NIH-funded collaboration with UC Davis School of Medicine to commercialize science and engineering innovations.
Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability for UC Davis, writes about the Baker Institute celebrating its 20th anniversary.
People often think entrepreneurship is a one-idea, one-shot game: you have a great idea and you pursue it until it makes you rich or makes you run back home. That’s a shame because it keeps people from exploring entrepreneurship as a career. It’s like thinking the only career in music is to be frontman in a rock band. In truth, most entrepreneurs take part in multiple startups before launching their own, and they play many different roles besides the star.
This article responds to a “Foreign Policy” piece written by Ed Morse and Amy Jaffe entitled “The End of OPEC,” in which they argued that emerging technology and American production of tight oil and gas is revolutionizing the energy industry.
On October 16, Foreign Policy published an article written by Ed Morse and Amy Jaffe entitled “The End of OPEC,”. There, they argued that emerging technology and American production of tight oil and gas is revolutionizing the energy industry. This article in The National Interest references the piece and offers a counterpoint to their opinion.
Occidental Petroleum to Sell Stakes in Middle East, North Africa
The Westwood energy producer seeks to streamline operations and reduce political risk.
Occidental Petroleum Corp. is selling off stakes in Middle East and North Africa oil fields along with other assets in an effort to boost value for shareholders. Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability at UC Davis, said that this is in line with industry trends of leaving volatile regions abroad and investing more within the U.S.
The Street discusses Professor Marquez’s latest research which suggests that low interest rates were largely responsible for priming the near-collapse of the U.S. banking system in 2008.
What drives a city to thrive or fail? “Evangelist of Entrepreneurship”, Carl Schramm offers his insight on the issues that have plagued our failed cities, as well as, what can be done to restore them to prosperity.
The boom in oil and natural-gas production in many parts of the country has helped position the United States as a net exporter of energy, and California is increasingly part of that trend. Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability at UC Davis, said that oil companies are using environmental restrictions in the U.S. as an excuse to export gasoline to other countries.
In their recent paper “Do (Some) University Endowments Earn Alpha.”, Professor Brad M. Barber and Ph.D. student Guojun Wang looked at the long-term performance of university endowments and found no evidence that manager selection, market timing, and tactical asset allocation generated a higher return than the overall stock and bond markets.