Accounting

Melissa Lightell
June 21, 2024
Melissa Lightell, assistant dean of graduate admissions, was interviewed by the education news website Best Colleges for a story about Freeman's new MBA curriculum.
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March 08, 2024
BSM/Master of Accounting program alum Paul Castedo (BSM/MACCT ’19) started his undergraduate studies at Tulane and is now an associate at Advantage Capital, a major investment firm that brings jobs and capital to underserved communities.
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January 18, 2024
Deen Kemsley's paper "Tax Evasion Savings versus Unlawful Predicate Proceeds: A Substance-Based Approach," co-authored with Sean A. Kemsley (University of Texas at Austin), has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Money Laundering Control.
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January 17, 2024
Freeman School accounting professors Jasmijn Bol and Lisa LaViers co-authored an article for MIT Sloan Management Review about innovation contests, in which organizations award prizes to employees who submit the best ideas for new products, services or operational improvements.
October 25, 2023
The A. B. Freeman School of Business has received a $5 million gift from Todd and Gina Schwartz to expand opportunities for students to “learn by doing.”
Lisa LaViers
September 19, 2023

Lisa LaViers, assistant professor of accounting, was interviewed by ABC News for a story on CEO compensation and the United Auto Workers strike.

Lisa LaViers
August 07, 2023

Lisa LaViers, asssistant professor of accounting, was interviewed for an ABC News report that showed CEO compensation rose at more than a dozen tech companies last year despite those firms announcing layoffs during the year.

Lisa LaViers
July 05, 2023

Lisa LaViers, assistant professor of accounting, was interviewed by The New York Times for a story about the impact of CEO pay transparency on employees.

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June 14, 2023

Christine Smith, senior professor of practice in accounting, was interviewed by Bloomberg Tax for a story about the search to replace EY Global Chairman and CEO Carmine Di Sibio, whose plan to restructure the firm generated deep rifts within the company.

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May 23, 2023

Freeman School researchers Stephanie Cheng and Yuchen Zhang analyzed 17 years of patent activity in states with medical marijuana laws to determine that the legalization of marijuana has an adverse effect on regional innovation activity.

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May 09, 2023

Christine Smith, senior professor of practice in accounting, was interviewed by The Muse for a story about career opportunities in accounting.

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February 07, 2023

Stephanie Cheng and Yuchen Zhang’s paper “‘High’ innovators? Marijuana Legalization and Regional Innovation” was selected as the lead article in the March issue of Production and Operations Management (POM).

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