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Freeman welcomes 5 to faculty for 2022-23

August 16, 2022

The A. B. Freeman School of Business is pleased to announce the appointment of five faculty members for the 2022-23 academic year. The appointments, which were effective July 1, include four tenure-track assistant professors and one professor of practice.

Harry Gestetner (BSM '22) pitching his startup Fanfix at the Lepage Center's Pitch Fridays program. Harry and his two partners sold their startup for eight figures in July.

2022 Freeman graduate sells startup for 8 figures with help from Lepage Center

August 08, 2022

Harry Gestetner (BSM ’22) graduated in May, with four successful years at Tulane University behind him, which included launching Fanfix, the tech startup he created less than a year earlier. Last month, he sold it for eight figures.

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Strategic Finance: Are You Promotable?

July 01, 2022

Jasmijn Bol, Francis Martin Chair in Business and PwC Professor in Accounting, contributed the article “Are You Promotable?” to the July 2022 issue of Strategic Finance, the monthly magazine of the Institute of Management Accountants.

Eric Smith

WVUE Fox 8: Entergy says set your thermostat to 78° this summer to save money

June 23, 2022

Eric Smith, professor of practice in management science and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed by WVUE-TV Fox 8 for a story about the impact of soaring summer temperatures on Louisiana’s power grid.

Natalie Longmire

Research Notes: Natalie Longmire

June 16, 2022

Natalie Longmire’s paper “Rekindling the Fire and Stoking the Flames: How and When Workplace Interpersonal Capitalization Facilitates Pride and Knowledge Sharing at Work” has been accepted for publication in Academy of Management Journal.

Lisa LaViers

Researchers say stakeholders respond to voluntary CEO pay ratio disclosures

June 14, 2022

In a new paper, Assistant Professor of Accounting Lisa LaViers finds that the SEC’s decision to require firms to report their CEO pay ratios led to a proliferation of voluntary disclosures that went above and beyond the rule’s requirements — and stakeholders are responding to that additional information.

Energy students on trip to oil production platform

MME employment at graduation hits all-time high

June 10, 2022

Master of Management in Energy students have long had success in landing jobs with leading energy companies, but this year’s graduates are among the most successful yet. Ninety-three percent of this year’s class had job offers at graduation, the highest percentage in program history.

Gus De Franco and Vivi Zhu

Research Notes: Gus De Franco and Vivi Zhu

May 31, 2022

Gus De Franco and Vivi Zhu’s paper “Fixed Income Conference Calls,” co-authored with Da Xu (PhD ’22) and Thomas Shohfi from the SEC, has been accepted for publication in The Journal of Accounting & Economics.

Freeman honors more than 700 at graduation ceremonies

May 23, 2022

Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business recognized more than 700 degree candidates at its spring 2022 undergraduate and graduate diploma ceremonies. The ceremonies took place on Friday, May 20, at Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse on Tulane’s uptown campus.

Gus De Franco and Stephanie Cheng

Research Notes: Gus De Franco and Stephanie Cheng

May 19, 2022

Gus De Franco and Stephanie Cheng’s paperMarijuana Liberalization and Public Finance: A Capital Market Perspective on the Passage of Medical Use Laws,” co-authored with Pengkai Lin of Singapore Management University, has been accepted for publication in The Journal of Accounting & Economics.

Four Freeman grads earn 2022-23 Fulbright awards

May 17, 2022

Four Freeman School graduates are among the 14 Tulanians to be named as 2022-23 Fulbright award winners. The graduates will receive grants through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the U.S. Department of State’s flagship international educational exchange program.

Ashley Nelson

KNOE-TV: Over 50 extremist or anti-semitic incidents reported in Louisiana over last 18 months

May 17, 2022

Ashley Nelson, senior professor of practice, was featured in a KNOE-TV story about the effects of the Buffalo supermarket mass shooting on Louisiana’s already rising number of extremist and anti-semitic incidents. Nelson talked about the shooter’s use of video livestreaming service Twitch to broadcast the rampage.