• no image for this itemRising to the Top
    Thursday, February 7, 2013

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

  • no image for this itemUltimate Business
    Thursday, February 7, 2013

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

  • no image for this itemBoost Minimum Wage to $9?
    Tuesday, February 19, 2013

    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: …

  • no image for this itemHow Bad Will Sequester Be for SD?
    Friday, February 22, 2013

    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…


  • no image for this itemAre Low Interest Rates Good Policy?
    Friday, March 1, 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:…

  • no image for this itemAn Innovation Ecosystem for Business Growth
    Friday, March 8, 2013

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

  • no image for this itemQualcomm's Jacobs: We Need Immigration Reform
    Friday, March 8, 2013

    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…

  • no image for this itemWorking at Home: Good for Employers?
    Friday, March 8, 2013

    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…


  • no image for this itemWill BRAIN Project Benefit San Diego?
    Friday, April 5, 2013

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

  • no image for this itemDoes Obama Have it Right on Social Security?
    Thursday, April 18, 2013

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

  • no image for this itemPitfalls of Real Estate Investing
    Thursday, April 18, 2013

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

  • no image for this itemEconometer: Worried About Drop in Gold Prices?
    Friday, April 19, 2013

    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'…

  • no image for this itemEconomics Panel Grades GDP Reboot
    Friday, April 26, 2013

    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…


  • no image for this itemCounty's Economy Growing, Study Says
    Thursday, May 2, 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'…

  • no image for this itemShould Shoppers Pay Internet Sales Tax?
    Friday, May 3, 2013

    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…

  • no image for this itemWhy Homes With Open Space Command Big Bucks
    Friday, May 3, 2013

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

  • no image for this itemHome Prices in County Hit Five-Year High: $400K
    Tuesday, May 14, 2013

    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…

  • no image for this itemEconoMeter: Is Bernanke All Wrong?
    Sunday, May 26, 2013

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

  • no image for this itemLand Ho!
    Wednesday, May 29, 2013

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




  • no image for this itemEconomic Consequences from Filnergate
    Friday, August 2, 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…

  • Lowell McAdam thumbnailBeyond The Call
    Wednesday, August 7, 2013

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

  • no image for this itemBrace for Higher Mortgage Rates
    Wednesday, August 7, 2013

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

  • no image for this itemMake Your Office Space More Productive and Fun
    Wednesday, August 7, 2013

    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…

  • no image for this itemA Winning Formula for Leadership
    Friday, August 23, 2013

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

  • no image for this itemNo Weak Links
    Friday, August 23, 2013

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

  • no image for this itemWinning the Case
    Friday, August 23, 2013

    USD's MBA team takes first place in the case competition at Net Impact's annual conference...…




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