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.
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, 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’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.
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.
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’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.
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’s paper “Marijuana 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 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, 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.
Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice and research director of the Burkenroad Reports equity research program, was interviewed for an Acadiana Advocate story on UnitedHealth Group’s agreement to acquire Lafayette-based home health company LHC Group for $5.4 billion.