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Fortune: Opportunity Zones aren’t a program, they’re a market

Fortune: Opportunity Zones aren’t a program, they’re a market

Rob Lalka, executive director of the Freeman School’s Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, co-authored an op-ed in Fortune about Opportunity Zones, the tax-advantaged zones created to spur economic development and job creation in economically distressed areas.

October 3, 2019 ×

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WWL-TV: Bayou Steel owed more than $20.8 million before declaring bankruptcy

WWL-TV: Bayou Steel owed more than $20.8 million before declaring bankruptcy

Peter Ricchiuti, William B. Burkenroad Jr. Professor of Practice in Equity Research and senior professor of practice in finance, was interviewed for a WWL-TV story about Bayou Steel Group’s sudden closing and its impact on the state’s economy.

October 2, 2019 ×

Research Notes

Research Notes: Ricky Tan

Research Notes: Ricky Tan

Ricky Tan’s paper “When to Play Your Advertisement? Optimal Insertion Policy of Behavioral Advertisement,” co-authored with Subodha Kumar and Lai Wei, has been accepted for publication in Information Systems Research.

October 2, 2019 ×

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Collin Ferguson (BSM '04) is the founder of Where Y'Art.

Alumna’s business celebrates one of NOLA’s greatest resources

Collin Ferguson (BSM ’04) considers the arts community to be the greatest natural resource that New Orleans possesses. Ferguson’s company, Where Y’Art, is dedicated to promoting the work of local artists and building a stronger, more expansive New Orleans.

September 30, 2019 ×

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Nola.com: Industrial growth drives New Orleans economic outlook

Nola.com: Industrial growth drives New Orleans economic outlook

Eric Smith, professor of practice and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed for a Nola.com story about the 2020-21 Louisiana Economic Outlook, a study published by Loren Scott and Gregory Upton Jr. that estimates New Orleans will see 19,500 new jobs over the next two years thanks to a flurry of industrial projects.

September 25, 2019 ×

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Eight Tulane scholars renewed as Lepage Faculty Fellows for 2019-20

Eight Tulane scholars renewed as Lepage Faculty Fellows for 2019-20

The Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business has renewed eight career-development grants as part of the Lepage Faculty Fellows program.

September 25, 2019 ×

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The Lepage Faculty Fellows program will award grants of up to $10,000 to Tulane faculty members to support entrepreneurial research and activities.

Lepage Center announces 2019-20 Innovators-in-Residence

The Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business has announced a new cohort of executives, investors and entrepreneurs to serve as 2019-20 Innovators-in-Residence.

September 24, 2019 ×

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The Lepage Faculty Fellows program will award grants of up to $10,000 to Tulane faculty members to support entrepreneurial research and activities.

Freeman releases first report benchmarking New Orleans startup activity

Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business released the results of the 2019 Greater New Orleans Startup Report, the first comprehensive overview of the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

September 20, 2019 ×

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Forbes: Business And Real Estate Degrees Team Up At Tulane

Forbes: Business And Real Estate Degrees Team Up At Tulane

Forbes recently highlighted the Freeman School’s new MBA/Master of Sustainable Real Estate Development, which enables students to earn both an MBA and a Master of Sustainable Real Estate Development in five semesters.

September 16, 2019 ×

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Tulane Business Forum celebrates 40th anniversary

Tulane Business Forum celebrates 40th anniversary

For its 40th anniversary presentation, the Tulane Business Forum takes a deep dive into the customer experience, showcasing innovative companies and business leaders who are using service to differentiate themselves and create value.

September 11, 2019 ×