October 25, 2014

Haas in the News

The New York Times
How to Win at Raising Money: Warn That You’re About to Lose
October 6, 2014
A study by Associate Professor Don A. Moore showed that people are more likely to donate if campaign organizers say their campaign is losing.

The New York Times
An Open Window for Insider Sales
October 4, 2014
A study conducted by Professors Patricia Dechow and Alastair Lawrence in the Haas Accounting Group and PhD candidate James Ryans shed light on abnormal levels of insider selling before the SEC comment letters were published.

Fox Wilmington
PayScale Releases Second Installment of Yearly College Salary Report Focusing On Majors & Careers
October 1, 2014
The Haas School of Business was listed for reporting the highest salary for business undergraduates -- $138,000 after 10 years of work experience.

U.S. News
Top Ranked Part-Time MBA Programs
September 30, 2014
The Evening & Weekend MBA Program, the top-ranked part-time MBA program per US News & World Report described in this round-up of part-time programs.

The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation
Executive Gatekeepers: Useful and Divertible Governance?
September 30, 2014
A paper by Assistant Professor of Finance Adair Morse studies the role of executive gatekeepers in preventing governance failures and the counter-incentive effects created by equity compensation.

World Economic Forum
Why are US workers being left behind?
September 30, 2014
An article by Professor Laura Tyson in the Business and Public Policy Group, director of Institute for Business & Social Impact, emphasizes the importance of fair distribution of profits in order to maintain America’s long-run living standards and economic competitiveness.

Bloomberg Businessweek
Business Management Degree Website Publishes List of 50 Most Innovative Business Schools in the United States
September 29, 2014
The Haas School of Business was listed as the 8th most innovative business school in the country.

San Jose Mercury News
Local sports digest: Three Bay Area football players on Campbell Trophy list
September 25, 2014
Chris Adcock, one of the Haas School’s recent (undergraduate) student athletes and a double major, was named a semifinalist for the Campbell Trophy, an award that goes to college football’s premier scholar-athlete.

Bloomberg Businessweek
New Research on the Impact of Financial Deregulation Catches the Eye of the Federal Reserve
September 24, 2014
Assistant Professor Amir Kermani is the co-author of the study “Credit-Induced Boom and Bust,” which explores how the deregulation of state laws that restricted lending to riskier borrowers falsely inflated the market and later caused the financial crisis.

Bloomberg Businessweek
The Best Entrepreneurs Aren’t Risk Chasers. They’re Terrified
October 2, 2014
A paper by Professor John Morganin the Business and Public Policy and the Economic Analysis and Polic groupshighlights the fact that loss aversion is the single biggest motivator for entrepreneurs.

The MBA of the Future Needs a Different Toolbox
October 1, 2014
The article leads with Dean Rich Lyons’s prediction that in the next 5-10 years, 50% of business schools could be put out of business by the online delivery of business programs.

Business News Daily
The Truth about Negotiations: Women Are Lied to More
October 3, 2014
Study co-authored by Professor Laura Kray in the Management of Organizations Group found that women at the negotiating table were perceived as easier to deceive than men.

Huffington Post
6 Reasons Good Posture Can Make Your Whole Day Better
October 3, 2014
Assistant Professor Dana Carney in the Management of Organizations Group stated that proper posture signals to the brain that one is in the stance of power, which increases testosterone and leads to a productivity boost.

American Marketing Association
The First Step in Building a Brand
October 1, 2014
Professor Emeritus David Aaker discusses the importance of building a brand vision, an articulated description of the aspirational image for the brand.

The Daily Californian
UC forms investing entity to fund commercial endeavors from UC research
September 17, 2014
Assistant Professor Adair Morse in the Haas Finance Group commented on UC Ventures, a new effort to fund commercial endeavors developed from UC research.

Business Insider
The 30 Most Important Women Under 30 in Tech
September 16, 2014
Libby Leffler, BS 06, strategic partnerships manager at Facebook, was featured as one of the 30 most important women in tech under 30.

Fast Company
A startup offers a sustainable alternative to India’s chaotic garbage
September 15, 2014
Sampurn(e)arth, the first prize winner at the 2014 Global Social Venture Competition held at Berkeley-Haas, was featured in Fast Company for its idea to address Mumbai’s garbage problem.

Honesty Linked To The Prefrontal Region of the Brain, University of California, Berkeley Study
September 15, 2014
Research by Assistant Professor Ming Hsu in the Haas Marketing Group, which shows that humans are not programmed to tell the truth when lying is advantageous, was featured in ClinicaSpace.

Venture Beat
Entrepreneurs need a framework for finding the crucial germ of a business idea
September 12, 2014
Steve Blank, entrepreneurship lecturer at Haas, contributed an article exploring where entrepreneurial ideas come from.

Insiders Dump Stock in Advance of SEC Comment Letters
September 10, 2014
Research by Professor Patricia Dechow in the Haas Accounting Group shed light on insiders selling at abnormal levels before the SEC comment letters were published in this article.

The unbundled MBA: How you’ll earn the degree in 25 years
September 10, 2014
Haas School Dean Richard Lyons’ prediction on the future of business schools as a result of online educational technologies featured in this article.