UCI News

CNBC, Jan. 4, 2015
New age of geopolitical investing: Pro
Peter Navarro, University of California [Irvine], says that China’s military will have tremendous impacts on investor’s portfolios and discusses what he calls the “new age of geopolitical investing.”

Daily Mail, Dec. 28, 2015
Will you stick to your New Year’s resolutions? Psychologists say asking questions rather than making statements helps people follow goals
“We found the effect is strongest when questions are used to encourage behavior with personal and socially accepted norms, such as eating healthy foods or volunteering,” said Eric R. Spangenberg, first author and dean of The Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine. “But it can be used effectively to even influence consumer purchase, such as a new computer.”

The Washington Post, Jan. 5, 2016
Parents of daughters support Hillary Clinton more than parents of sons
Michael Tesler, assistant professor of political science at UC Irvine, [writes]: A number of social science studies show that parents of daughters are more supportive of feminist positions than parents of only sons. This effect of having daughters on political beliefs extends, remarkably, all the way up to the U.S. Courts of Appeals.

KCRW, Jan. 4, 2016
CA Supreme Court rules on Citizens United ballot measure
In the hotly contested case called Citizens United, the US Supreme Court overturned limits on campaign spending. Today, the California Supreme Court ruled in favor of a state ballot measure asking that Citizens United be overturned. UC Irvine Law Professor Rick Hasen writes the Election Law blog. His new book is called Plutocrats United. Guests: Rick Hasen, University of California, Irvine.

MSNBC, Jan. 5, 2016
The sign that anti-abortion clinics say tramples their religious liberty
The sign is the product of the Reproductive Fact Act, signed into law in October. … Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the University of California, Irvine School of Law … said, “what the legislature found was that these so-called crisis pregnancy centers were giving false information and weren’t providing full information to women. All the legislature required in this law is that they post information about the availability of services. It doesn’t require that they give women advice on abortion.”

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