Rob Lalka, Lepage Professor of Business and executive director of the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, was interviewed by the New Orleans Advocate/NOLA.com for a story about local tech startup Levelset’s acquisition by Procore Technologies for $500 million.
Yang Pan’s paper “How Ride-Sharing Shaping Public Transit System: A Counterfactual Estimator Approach,” c-oauthored with Liangfei Qiu of University of Florida, was accepted for publication in Production and Operations Management.
Rob Lalka, Lepage Professor in Business and executive director of the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, contributed an article to ImpactAlpha on the need for businesses to recognize the economic opportunity of addressing climate change.
Eric Smith, professor of practice in management science and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed by E&E News for a story about weaknesses in the electricity grid brought into relief by Hurricane Ida.
Amanda Heitz, assistant professor of finance, was interviewed by WVUE Fox8 News for a segment about the reintroduction of mask mandates in New Orleans in response to the delta variant of the coronavirus.
Brian Bergman, assistant professor of management, recently had papers accepted for publication in Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice and Journal of Business Venturing.
Mathias Kronlund’s paper “Out of Sight No More? The Effect of Fee Disclosures on 401(k) Investment Allocations” was published in the August 2021 issue of Journal of Financial Economics.
Mathias Kronlund’s paper “Sitting Bucks: Stale Pricing in Fixed Income Funds” has been accepted for publication in The Journal of Financial Economics.
Josh Herlands, adjunct lecturer and co-instructor of the course Renewable Energy Project Development and Finance, was interviewed by Swedish newspaper Dagens ETC for an article about the struggle taking place in Louisiana between promoters of renewable energy and supporters of the state’s long-dominant fossil fuel industry.
A gift from Tulane alumnus Albert R. Lepage (MBA ’71) has established an annual award to recognize A. B. Freeman School of Business faculty whose teaching significantly advances the ideals of equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI).
The A. B. Freeman School of Business has released the final reports of three special task forces convened by Dean Ira Solomon to develop recommendations to improve equity and diversity within the school.
Paulo Goes, Dean and Halle Chair in Leadership at the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management, has been named dean of Tulane University’s A.B. Freeman School of Business, effective Aug. 23, 2021.