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Freeman mourns the death of Jeffrey Barach

Freeman mourns the death of Jeffrey Barach

Professor Jeffrey A. Barach, who taught marketing and management at the Freeman School for more than 40 years, died on Oct. 25, 2019. He was 85.

November 1, 2019 ×

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Research Notes: Lynn Hannan

Research Notes: Lynn Hannan

Lynn Hannan’s paper “Mutual Monitoring and Team Member Communication in Team,” co-authored with Markus Arnold and Ivo Tafkov, has been accepted for publication in The Accounting Review.

October 24, 2019 ×

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Research Notes: Gus De Franco

Research Notes: Gus De Franco

Gus De Franco’s paper “Product Market Peers in Lending,” co-authored with Scott Liao and Alex Edwards, has been accepted for publication in Management Science.

October 22, 2019 ×

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CNBC: Meatballs and DIY bookcases – The psychology behind Ikea’s iconic success

CNBC: Meatballs and DIY bookcases – The psychology behind Ikea’s iconic success

Associate Professor of Marketing Daniel Mochon, whose research coined the term “the Ikea effect,” was featured in a CNBC story about the psychology underlying Ikea’s business success.

October 9, 2019 ×

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Atlanta Fed chief tells business forum he doesn’t expect recession

Atlanta Fed chief tells business forum he doesn’t expect recession

August’s yield curve inversion was yet another sign that the U.S. could be headed for a recession, but in remarks at the 2019 Tulane Business Forum, Atlanta Fed President and CEO Raphael Bostic said he remains confident in the strength of the economy.

October 8, 2019 ×

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Research Notes: Scott Kuban

Research Notes: Scott Kuban

Scott Kuban’s paper “Contracting in the Smart Era: The Implications of Blockchain and Decentralized Autonomous Organizations for Contracting and Corporate Governance,” co-authored with Alex Murray, Matthew Josefy and Jonathan Anderson, has been accepted for publication in Management Perspectives.

October 7, 2019 ×

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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 ×

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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 ×