A. Gary Anderson
Graduate School of Management

TV and iPhone

UCR Business Marketing Professor is Finalist for Long-term Impact Award

Mingyu “Max” Joo, assistant professor of marketing in UCR’s School of Business, has been named one of five finalists for the Don Morrison Long Term Impact Award for a journal article based on his dissertation research that explores television advertising and related online searches. A winner is expected to be announced at the Marketing Science...
By David Danelski (david.danelski@ucr.edu) | UCR News |
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Most Californians are Getting a Tax Deadline Extension

For most Californians, this year’s tax season is a procrastinator’s dream come true. While most of the nation toils to meet next week’s April 18 filing deadline, just about all income tax payers in California don’t have to file their federal or state tax returns until Oct. 16 – thanks to disaster declarations stemming from...
By David Danelski (david.danelski@ucr.edu | UCR News) |
Valtteri Salomaki

NBA Launchpad Selects Technology by UCR Business Alumnus

The National Basketball Association has selected a startup, EDGE Sound Research, co-founded by UCR business alumnus Valtteri Salomaki ’18, ’20 MBA and current music Ph.D. student, Ethan Castro, for its NBA Launchpad initiative. EDGE Sound Research is one of seven companies from across the globe chosen for the initiative, which is designed to pilot emerging...
By Sandra Baltazar Martinez | UCR News |
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COVID-19 Lockdowns Reduced Disease Spread but with Costs

The lockdowns at the beginning of COVID-19 pandemic reduced the spread of infection by an estimated 56%, a recent study has found. If all governors did not issue any lockdowns until April 23, 2020, the number of cases would have been five times higher by April 30, 2020, the study asserts. But the lockdowns came...
By David Danelski (david.danelski@ucr.edu) | UCR News |
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Women on Corporate Boards Increase Company Buyout Value

If you own stock in a company targeted for acquisition, the behavior and makeup of the company’s board of directors – particularly whether it includes women – could be worth a lot of money for you. A study co-authored by UC Riverside business professor Jerayr “John” Haleblian found boards that meet more often and have...
By David Danelski (david.danelski@ucr.edu) | UCR News |
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UCR-led Analysis Seeks Online Advertising Protocols for Data Transparency, Consumer Privacy, and Brand Safety

Several Internet business experts see a technology that has made cryptocurrencies possible as a panacea to today’s online advertising accountability woes that stem from ad-tech giants hoarding the ad engagement data in their walled gardens. These experts now call for “Blockchain” technology to provide transparency to level the playing field. Blockchain ushered in cryptocurrencies little...
By David Danelski (david.danelski@ucr.edu) | UCR News |
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Pandemic Left Behind, the Inland Empire Economy Flourished in 2022

Despite the recession drumbeat getting louder in many quarters across the nation, the Inland Empire’s economy is not only showing strength, but is outstripping California’s other major metros and the state as a whole along some very key measures, according to an analysis released today by the UC Riverside School of Business Center for Economic...
By Victoria Pike Bond | UCR News |
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Experts in Black Friday, Holiday Season Shopping Impacts

Christopher Thornberg, director of the UC Riverside School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development The founder of Beacon Economics LLC and an adjunct professor, Thornberg is an expert in economic and revenue forecasting, regional economics, economic policy, and labor and real estate markets. Thornberg has consulted for private industry, cities, counties, and public...
By UCR News |
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Growth Will Continue Despite Turbulence

Business activity in the Inland Empire has continued to rise and despite the turbulence in today’s macroeconomy, is forecast to continue its upward climb in the near-term future. According to the new Inland Empire Business Activity Index released today by the UCR School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development, business activity in the...
By Victoria Pike Bond | UCR News |
Actuarial Science degree program

School of Business Launches New Actuarial Science Degree Program

UC Riverside’s School of Business is now offering a degree in actuarial science, providing a direct path for students seeking careers in finance and insurance. Actuarial science is a discipline that involves assessing financial risks using mathematical and statistical methods. Most who study it go on to work in high-paying positions in finance and insurance...
By Imran Ghori | UCR News |