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Video of CNBC Squawk Box: Making sense of more than 1,000-point Dow Jones dive yesterday, with GSM alumnus Tim Freeman, head of U.S. equity derivatives at Capstone Global Markets.
Entrepreneurs love improving the world with technology, and rightfully so. If faster, higher, stronger was the motto of the ancient Olympics, then faster, cheaper, smaller could be the maxim of the venture capital industry. Visiting lecturer to the Graduate School Management and venture capitalist for DFJ Frontier, Scott Lenet contributes his insights and experience to this article.
A group of UC Davis business students recently found themselves playing a part in President Barack Obama’s campaign to improve ties with the Muslim world. The 11 students and their prof, Wil Agatstein, spent two weeks in Turkey last month.
The UC Davis Graduate School of Management has the highest percentage of full-time female faculty among the world’s top 100 business schools, according to new rankings compiled by The Financial Times of London.
The University of California Davis Graduate School of Management has the highest percentage of women faculty among the top 100 business schools in the world, according to the Financial Times.
Four UC Davis Graduate School of Management students chosen for Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson’s Mayor Fellowship were honored on April 6 for their work in their communities.
Investing experts believe that many people are overpaying for mutual funds management and other investment advice. Brad Barber, finance professor and expert on investor behavior at the University of California, Davis provides his insight.
Financial Times article cites study by Christopher Knittel and Victor Stango, economists at the University of California, Davis, the collective loss in stock market value of all the companies that Woods endorsed was worth $5 billion – $12 billion by the middle of December.
An article discussing the marketability of Tiger Woods, based on a study done by Victor Stango and Christopher Knittel, economics professors at UC Davis.
Two new endowed faculty chairs at UC Davis will be supported by the estate of high-tech entrepreneur Charlie Soderquist. In November, it was announced that the estate was giving $2 million to spark entrepreneurship. Half of the $2 million went to establish an endowment to support the Graduate School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurship. The rest of the gift was to create the Charles J. Soderquist Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship.
Full-Time MBA student Wayne Leighty offers his perspective on future career opportunities in green tech, sustainability and corporate responsibility.
Sacramento Working Professional MBA student Angel Penilla helps run Mejor Tequila Co. out of his midtown Sacramento home. The tequila’s pink, but to Penilla, it might as well be cash-green.
Professor Victor Stango and Dartmouth Professor Jonathan Zinman argue that the debate over the proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency should be over what the agency does, not where it is located in the government’s bureaucracy.
GSM Professor Andrew Hargadon and director of the UC Davis Center for Entrpreneurship shares “7 Ways to Make Students More Entrepreneurial” in this Chronicle of Higher Education commentary.
Forbes cites a study by Professor Brad M. Barber and UC Berkeley’s Terrance Odean that found that investors who traded frequently earned a lower average annual return than buy-and-hold investors.
A study co-authored by Professor Brad Barber found that men trade stocks nearly 50% more often than women, driving up costs and lowering returns.
Despite continued political conflict over its regulation, the medical marijuana business is gradually becoming normal in California. Professor Emeritus Richard Dorf offers his perspective.
Months into its recall crisis, Toyota Motor Corp. launched a counterattack, bringing out a panel of experts to debunk the claims of an academic who says he has found an electronic defect in its vehicles related to sudden acceleration. Assistant Professor Olivier Rubel, who specializes in corporate decision making, comments on Toyota’s strategy.
According to a recent study published by the University of California, Davis, women earn 40% of advanced business degrees, yet they hold a mere tenth of California’s top corporate positions.
The University of California, Davis, is laboring to convert its massive portfolio of scientific research into products that could help transform the Sacramento economy.