Business & economics

For GoPro founder, UC San Diego was catalyst for creativity

Entrepreneur Nick Woodman: “You wake up one morning and the company you started with your college friends is the fastest growing digital capture company in the world.”

What would Buddha do, economically speaking?

After students expressed discontent with the traditional economic model and a pervasive 'more is better' philosophy, professor Clair Brown developed a new sophomore seminar featuring Buddhist economics.

U.S. News ranks UC graduate schools among nation's best

Dozens of programs in business, education, engineering, law and medicine make magazine's annual rankings.

Bitcoin or bust?

Scholars dissect the popular — and polarizing — digital currency.

Research universities create economic spillover

A $1 increase in university spending generates an 89 cent increase in local labor income.
computer hacking

Companies join forces to stop hackers

Anti-malware company co-founded by UC Riverside alumnus is bought by company valued at $1 billion.

Great Recession pushes millions of adult children home

In California, older adults are paying a steep price for housing their boomerang kids.

License to ill

Firms that engaged in prior socially responsible behavior are more likely to then engage in socially irresponsible behavior.

Government aid: like parent, like offspring

Parents’ use of government assistance likely drives use in next generation.

When mom is CEO at home, career takes a back seat

It’s often said that women can have it all – motherhood and a successful career. But a new study suggests that women who rule the household have less energy for or interest in being a rising star in the workplace.