Faculty in the News
By: Anil K. Puri, Ph.D.& Mira Farka, Ph.D.
The U.S. economy has continued to improve and the recovery is expected to gain strength, depth and breadth during the current year... read more
By: Anil K. Puri, Ph.D. OCBX Indexreached its highest level in three years, since the beginning of 2007... read more
By: Anil K. Puri, Ph.D. OCBX Indexreached its highest level in three years, since the beginning of 2007... read more
By: Adrian R. Fleissig, Ph.D The Southern California Leading Economic Indicator increased by 0.19% in the third quarter of 2010 compared to the second quarter of 2010. ... read more
By: Anil K. Puri, Ph.D. This survey of OC business executives was conducted during September 22-29, 2010. 100 executives responded for a response rate of approximately 16.3%. ... read more
By: Adrian R. Fleissig, Ph.D The Southern California Leading Economic Indicator increased by 0.87% in the first quarter of 2010 compared to the fourth quarter of 2009. This increase suggests an increase in economic activity in the Southern California region in the next three to six months. ... read more
By: Anil K. Puri, Ph.D. This survey of businesses was conducted during the weeks of March 17-23, 2010. 105 executives responded for a response rate ofapproximately 14%. ... read more
By: Adrian R. Fleissig, Ph.D The Southern California Leading Economic Indicator increased by 0.14% in the fourth quarter of 2009 compared to the third quarter of 2009. This increase suggests an increase in economic activity in the Southern California region in the next three to six months. ... read more
By: Adrian R. Fleissig, Ph.D The Southern California Leading Economic Indicator increased by 0.22% in the third quarter of 2009 compared to the second quarter of 2009. This increase suggests an increase in economic activity in the Southern California region in the next three to six months. ... read more
Anil K. Puri and Mira Farka make a case for economic recovery during the annual Economic Forecast Conference, sponsored by Mihyalo College of Business and Economics and the Orange County Business Council... read more
Rahul Bhaskar has always been focused on security issues and his entry into health care and insurance was no different.. read more
Dr. Mira Farka is John McCauley's guest on California-Commerce.com Interview
The Southern California Leading Economic Indicator increased by 0.92% in the second quarter of 2009 compared to the first quarter of 2008. This increase suggests an increase in economic activity in the Southern California region in the next three to six months. This is the first increase in the quarterly S.C. Leading Indicator in nine quarters. The last increase in the indicator was in the fourth quarter of 2006.... read more
Neil Granitz, Professor of Marketing is a recipient of the 2008- 09 Service to Students Award. For ten years, Dr. Granitz has been Co-Director of the College’s Marketing Honors Networking Program (MHNP). This program provides student scholarships... read more
Dr. Boyd is a professor in the Department of Marketing, and the Executive Council’s interview panel was particularly impressed by... read more
Professor Kathleen Wright is a Graduate Advisor for the Tax Program (a part of the Accounting Department) of the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics. Professor Wright has achieved a Masters Degree... read more
Vivek Mande, director of Cal State Fullerton’s Center for Corporate Reporting and Governance, has been named the White, Nelson & Co. Professor of Accounting. read more
Electrical energy expert and veteran economics professor Robert Michaels will be in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, April 23, to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Energy and Environment... read more
The Pacific Life Foundation has honored Weili Lu, director of Cal State Fullerton’s Center for Insurance Studies .... read more
Air pollution costs the California economy more than $28 billion annually, according to a new study released today and co-authored by two Cal State Fullerton economics professors. .... read more
Annual Economic Forecast Puts Recovery a Year Away.
Anil K. Puri, dean of the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at Cal State Fullerton, addressed more than 800 business, community and university leaders attending the 14th annual Economic Forecast Conference Oct. 30.... read more
Robert Michaels, professor of economics at the Steven G. Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at Cal State Fullerton, has been named the Daniel P. Hann Distinguished Fellow in Economics and Regulation....read more
The Southern California Leading Economic Indicator decreased by 0.67% in the first quarter of 2008 compared to the fourth quarter of 2007.. ...read more
Katrin Harich, professor of marketing, was recently honored as co-author of "Building a Marketing Curriculum to Support Courses in Social Entrepreneurship and Social Venture Competitions." ...read more
Zvi Drezner, professor of information systems and decision sciences, and Stella Ting-Toomey, professor of human communication studies, were selected from universities throughout the 23-campus California State University system. ...read more
Southern California Leading Economic Indicator February 2008
The Southern California Leading Economic Indicator decreased in the fourth quarter of 2007 compared to the third quarter of 2007. ...read more
Americans are friendly and direct. We often don’t speak any language other than English. But we are, for the most part, attentive, outgoing and curious about new people and cultures...
Newspapers have lately been filled with tales of doom and gloom when it comes to the housing market and the fall out over the sub-prime mortgage market. Michael LaCour-Little, professor of finance, recently completed a Real Estate and Land Use Institute report titled “Wipe Out: Realized Losses on Home Sales in Orange County in 2007 Reach $272 Million.”
Accounting Professors Receive $25,000 Awards: Fatima Alali, Myungsoo Son and Vivek Mande were the recipients of awards presented by Ernst & Young, Moss Adams, and PriceWaterhouseCoopers...
Economist Discusses Aids
Davina Ling will serve as a panelist at the Dec. 1 AIDS symposium. She has published numerous papers on her HIV/AIDS-related studies. ....
Technology Makes International Trade Possible for Developing Countries
Throughout the ages, merchants looked for trade routes and hired ships or pack animals to get their merchandise to customers. Today, sales can be conducted through something as simple as a cell phone....
Finance Professor to Address Congressional Committee
The topic is the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act, an important piece of legislation that the Congress may be interested in revisiting in light of the recent subprime mortgage market meltdown...
University Center Studies the Possible Benefits to Outsourcing
Training and Case Studies Available to Interested Businesses, Educators
The best peer-reviewed
The Mihaylo College of Business and Economics is committed to both encouraging and rewarding scholarly research that leads to publication. This semi-annual award is for the best peer-reviewed publication over a six-month period.
Mummery receives the 2007 Outstanding Faculty Award
Francis Mummery, Lecturer in Economics was selected as the Outstanding Part-Time Faculty. Mummery’s dedication to his students...
Southern California Leading Economic Indicator May 2007,
By : Adrian R. Fleissig, Ph.D. (PDF)
The Southern California Leading Economic Indicator increased marginally by 0.04% in the first quarter of 2007 compared to the fourth quarter of 2006. This marginal increase follows a small increase in the S.C. Leading Indicator and suggests a slight increase in economic activity in the Southern California region in the next three to six months. The U.S. leading economic indicator decreased in the first quarter of 2007 and implies a decrease in economic growth for the U.S. economy...
Monitoring the Nation's Power
Energy Economists Speaks at the Federal Commission Conference
Considering his extensive background on the electrical industry, it was no surprise when Robert Michaels was invited to take part in an April 5 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Conference on market monitoring.
'Location, Location, Location'
CSUF Outstanding Professor Lecture Targets Location Analysis
In business, marketing, real estate, it’s “location, location, location.”
What’s the best place to locate a school, a hospital, a coffee shop or a communications satellite? How are such decisions made?
Zvi Drezner, professor of information systems and decisions sciences and the 2006 Outstanding Professor Award recipient at Cal State Fullerton, will explain the process, theory and uses of location analysis Monday, April 16, during the university’s annual Outstanding Professor Lecture.
Letters from a Foreign Land
Fulbright Scholar Denise Stanley and her Family Adjust to New Surroundings
Denise Stanley, associate professor of economics, her husband, Mario Salgado, and 5-year-old son, Nicolas, left Southern California in January to spend six month in Honduras. Stanley — a Fulbright Scholar — is studying why immigrants leave home, the impact of their leaving and how their remittances are used and is teaching a course on social economic indicators at National Autonomous University of Honduras.
Is It the Product or the Entrepreneur That Closes an
Investment Deal? Management Faculty to Present What They’ve Learned
When a potential venture capitalist listens to a presentation by an entrepreneur with a new product or service, what is he looking for? Is he focusing on the product and its marketability, protection and potential demand? Or looking at the entrepreneur and whether he or she has the skills and abilities to manage a venture, as well as market and sell the product?
Professor Explores How Change in Relationships Can Be
Affected by Economics
When Naoko Akashi, assistant professor of economics, joined Cal State Fullerton last semester, she had to locate the classrooms where she was to teach, figure out the best places to find parking, and adjusted to meetings, procedures and paperwork. She settled in.
How Healthy Are China’s Citizens?
Economist Explores Relationship Between Economic Status and Nutritional Choicesn
Davina Ling, assistant professor of economics
More than 40 years after the Cultural Revolution in the People’s Republic of China, a growing number of that country’s citizens are reaping the benefits of economic reforms. But a growing disparity has been developing between the Chinese, depending often on where they live and their socio-economic status, notes Davina Ling, assistant professor of economics, who just returned following a four-week stay in China.
Economics Professor to Study Honduras Immigration
Denise Stanley, associate professor of economics, will be traveling to Honduras in January as a Fulbright Scholar. While there, she will be researching why immigrants leave home, the impact of their leaving and how their remittances are used.
CSUF Business Professor Named Vice Chair of Statewide
Barry A. Pasternack, chair and professor of management systems and decision sciences at Cal State Fullerton, has been elected to serve as vice chair of the California State University Academic Senate.
University Honors Drezner as 2005-06 Outstanding Professor
Zvi Drezner, professor of information systems and decision sciences was awarded with this year's Outstanding Professor Award recipient.
Study Delves Into Students' Retention of High School
Pair of business professors receive grant to evaluate whether high school students retain knowledge they acquire from an economics course.
The Health and Related Economic Benefits of Attaining
Healthful Air in the San Joaquin Valley.
This report discusses how pollution affects school and work absences, chronic illness, hospitalization and premature deaths.
B. Thomas Mayes travels to Asia to study how Chinese
workers are handling new challenges.
Professor Mayes elaborates his findings in his article "Management Professor to Explore: Are Chinese Workers Experiencing Stress? "
Economics Professor Morteza Rahmatian
Professor Rahmatian shares his thoughts on environmental management issues for the United Nations and the World Bank
Southern California Leading Economic Indicator, Adrian Fleissig, Ph.D.
An increase or decrease in the indictor will suggest a modest increase or decrease in economic activity in the Southern California region.
CSUF Center Director Honored By California Council on
Chiara Gratton-Lavoie, director of Cal State Fullerton’s Center for Economic Education, was honored Oct. 28 as one of six inaugural recipients of the 2005 Adam Smith Award from the California Council on Economic Education.
State Fullerton Business Professor Honored
for Lifetime Achievement Award
Zvi Drezner, a College of Business professor in the department of Information Systems & Decisions Sciences, has been honored with a lifetime achievement award from the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).
State Fullerton to Continue to Oversee Regional Small-Business
Cal State Fullerton has been awarded a $1.6 million U.S. Small Business Administration contract to continue to oversee the SBA's regional small-business development centers for Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties through the end of 2005.
State Fullerton Professor Helps To Fight Cyberterrorism
A Cal State Fullerton faculty member is working to identify, research and develop plans and technologies to thwart cyberterrorism.
Economist Honored With Faculty Leadership Award
Former university outstanding professor and longtime campus leader Jane Hall is honored with the Cal State Fullerton's Faculty Leadership in Collegial Governance Award.
Department Faculty Published in AACSB/AIR Handbook
Business department faculty members Katrin Harich, Linda Fraser, and Joni Norby have contributed a section to the AACSB/AIR assessment book. Their article is entitled "Taking the Time to Do it Right: A Comprehensive, Value-Added Approach for Assessing Writing Skills".
With Dr. Tom Boyd
Tom Boyd, associate professor of marketing provides insight on the recent name change for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and other issues dealing with business and sports.