Category Archives: Faculty Spotlight

ASAP Program Helps Mihaylo Students Prepare for Investment Careers

The two-semester Applied Securities Analysis Program (ASAP) lets finance students manage an actual investment portfolio, giving them the skills required to work for the world’s leading financial firms. Mihaylo Finance Lecturers Michael Milligan and Marcia Clark discuss the future of … Continue reading

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Why Can’t We Afford Housing in Orange County?

Orange County is one of the highest-priced housing markets in the U.S. The average home price is a record $657,500, and the average rent is $1,946 per month. Here is a look at why housing costs so much in the … Continue reading

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Egypt’s Lost Spring: Mihaylo Professor’s Book Explores the Politics of Egypt

Mihaylo Economics Associate Professor Sherif Khalifa is the author of the 2015 book, Egypt’s Lost Spring: Causes and Consequences, which examines political developments in his native Egypt from 2010 to 2013. This period encompassed the fall of the Hosni Mubarak … Continue reading

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Gabriela Best: Mihaylo Economics Professor Studies Monetary Policy

Mihaylo Assistant Professor of Economics Gabriela Best has had an interest in economics since her youth in Mexico. She discusses the impact of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy on the economy. You’ve heard of the miracle of compound interest. So … Continue reading

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Mihaylo Management Professor Studies Effectiveness of Online Hotel Reviews

Hotel reviews on sites such as TripAdvisor, and Yelp have transformed the travel experience. Mihaylo Assistant Professor of Management Ellen Kim examines who reads reviews and how readers process positive and negative reviews. Take a look at your favorite … Continue reading

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