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Lepage Center launches new programs to assist businesses affected by COVID-19

Lepage Center launches new programs to assist businesses affected by COVID-19

In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is rolling out a series of new initiatives to help entrepreneurs and small business owners impacted by the crisis.

April 9, 2020 ×

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Courthouse News Service: Glass Half Full for Investors Continuing Mid-Pandemic Rally

Courthouse News Service: Glass Half Full for Investors Continuing Mid-Pandemic Rally

Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice and founder of Burkenroad Reports, was interviewed by Courthouse News Service for a story on the stock market’s recent rally.

April 7, 2020 ×

Research Notes

Research Notes: Zeigham Khokher

Research Notes: Zeigham Khokher

Zeigham Khokher’s paper “An Empirical Analysis of Commodity Convenience Yields,” co-authored with Cantekin Dincerler of McKinsey & Co. and Timothy Simin of Pennsylvania State University, has been accepted for publication in the Quarterly Journal of Finance.

April 7, 2020 ×

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A message from Dean Ira Solomon: Unprecedented Times

A message from Dean Ira Solomon: Unprecedented Times

The past several weeks has been, for all of us, a period of unprecedented disruption and uncertainty. As we here at the Freeman School have settled into our second week of delivering classes remotely, I wanted to take a few moments to give you a brief update.

March 31, 2020 ×

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Assistant Professor of Finance Candace Jens finds that firms reduce their capital expenditures by up to 15 percent prior to elections.

Researcher says senator’s trades could be first test of STOCK Act

While Sen. Richard Burr has denied that he sold stock based on information he received in classified briefings, a Tulane University researcher who studies insider trading among U.S. senators says the transaction followed a familiar script.

March 29, 2020 ×

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AP News: ‘The day the music died’: Coronavirus tests New Orleans

AP News: ‘The day the music died’: Coronavirus tests New Orleans

John Clarke, professor of practice and associate dean for graduate programs, was interviewed by AP News for a story about how New Orleans — a city whose economy is built largely on hospitality — is coping with the impact of COVID-19.

March 28, 2020 ×

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The Chronicle of Higher Education: The Coronavirus Crisis Calls for Compassion, Say Faculty Members Sharing Advice

The Chronicle of Higher Education: The Coronavirus Crisis Calls for Compassion, Say Faculty Members Sharing Advice

Tim West, professor of practice in accounting, was featured in a Chronicle of Higher Education video showing university professors discussing the best advice they’ve received on how to navigate self-isolation and delivering their courses online.

March 28, 2020 ×

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Research Notes: Jason Sandvik

Research Notes: Jason Sandvik

Jason Sandvik’s paper “Workplace Knowledge Flows,” co-authored with Richard Saouma of Michigan State University, Nathan Seegert of University of Utah and Christopher Stanton of Harvard Business School & NBER, has been accepted for publication in the Quarterly Journal of Economics.

March 27, 2020 ×

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360VR Technology won the grand prize in the 2020 Tulane Business Model Competition.

Student venture that aids emergency response earns top prize at Tulane Business Model Competition

A technology company whose flagship product is a web-based platform for emergency preparedness took home the grand prize of $75,000 at the 20th annual Tulane Business Model Competition (TBMC).

March 27, 2020 ×

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Lydia Winkler (MBA/JD '19), co-founder and chief operations officer, Rent Check, pitches the company to judges at the 2019 Tulane Business Model Competition.

Tulane Business Model Competition goes virtual

In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business has announced that the 2020 Tulane Business Model Competition will take place virtually.

March 19, 2020 ×