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January 2013

February 2013


  • Lowell McAdam (MBA '83) has been named CEO of Verizon Communications...…


  • Lorenzo Fertitta (BBA ’91) explains how he turned UFC into one of the most powerful brands in sports…  …


  • U-T San Diego -- Q: Should the federal minimum wage be raised from $7.25 to $9 per hour as President Obama has recommended? Panel's answer: …


  • U-T San Diego -- Q: Will San Diego see any immediate effects March 1 of the sequester of $85 billion in federal funds? Panel's answer: Yes 7…

March 2013


  • U-T San Diego -- Q: Should the Fed continue on its current policy of stimulating economic growth through low interest rates? Panel's answer:…


  • The Daily Transcript -- Economic progress comes from the “rainforest recipe,” where an innovation ecosystem allows each person t…


  • U-T San Diego -- The lack of U.S. immigration reform could stifle economic growth in San Diego County and pigeonhole the region as a pl…


  • U-T San Diego -- Q: Is working at home on a flexible schedule economically beneficial to employers as well as employees? Panel's answer: Yes…

April 2013


  • U-T San Diego -- Q: Will research projects like the proposed $100 million annual brain-mapping undertaking bring significant economic b…


  • U-T San Diego -- Q: Does the proposed scaling back of Social Security benefits through lower inflation calculations represent a good start t…


  • ConsumerAffairs -- Here we go again. With the slow turnaround in the housing market, investors are beginning to come back, shopping for…


  • U-T San Diego -- Q: Is the 30 percent drop in gold prices since September 2011’s high of $1,920 per ounce a cause for concern? Panel'…


  • U-T San Diego -- Q: Does it matter that GDP is being recalculated upward by about 3% to take into account the value of books, movies, softwa…

May 2013


  • U-T San Diego -- San Diego's economy grew in the first quarter of 2013, and it should continue to do so through the rest of the year. That'…


  • U-T San Diego -- Should shoppers pay Internet sales tax? Norm Miller, University of San Diego, ANSWER: YES For the sake of equity in the f…


  • Wall Street Journal -- Call it the flora-and-fauna effect: Home buyers will pay a premium to live near open, undeveloped land. So much …


  • U-T San Diego -- San Diego County home prices have hit the highest level in five years, as distressed sales continue to fall and mortga…


  • U-T San Diego -- Q: Is Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke running the “most inappropriate monetary policy in history,” …


  • The Saturday Evening Post -- “Land is the only thing in the world that amounts to anything, for ’tis the only thing in this worl…

June 2013

July 2013

August 2013


  • U-T San Diego -- Question: Excluding any city budget impact, is there an economic price to pay for the continuing Filner sexual harassment s…

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    Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam, MBA '83, receives TechAmerica Medal of Achievement…


  • U-T San Diego -- To his credit, President Barack Obama has now officially tossed the nation’s $9.4 trillion home mortgage market …


  • Monster.com -- Call it a more communal office space. The rise of the entrepreneur class and self-employment, along with the let-it-all hang…


  • WD-40 CEO Garry Ridge (MSEL '01) built a successful corporate culture around the concepts he learned at USD. …


  • US News ranks Supply Chain Management among top 25 online graduate business programs……

September 2013

October 2013

December 2013

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