Ira Solomon

Research Notes: Ira Solomon

May 03, 2021

Ira Solomon’s paper “Do Stronger Wise-Thinking Dispositions Enable Auditors to Evaluate Audit Evidence Objectively When Assessing and Addressing Fraud Risk?” has been accepted for publication in Contemporary Accounting Research.

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Executive MBA program admits most diverse class ever

May 03, 2021

The Executive MBA program at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business recently admitted the most diverse class in program history, with increased percentages of minority, female and military veteran students.

John Trapani photographed in the Lavin-Bernick Center

John Trapani, longtime associate dean, to retire

May 03, 2021

John M. Trapani, who served the Freeman School as senior associate dean, vice dean and founding director of the Goldring Institute of International Business, recently announced his intention to retire on June 30, bringing to an end a career that included more than 30 years in senior leadership at the Freeman School.

Sofia Viscuso (BSM ’22) and Matthew Friedman (BSM ’23) of Rize

Internship placement startup takes top prize in Virtual Pitch Friday competition

April 23, 2021

A new company founded by Freeman students to create space for more diverse students to gain access to internships took home the grand prize of $5,000 as the winner of this year’s Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Virtual Pitch Friday competition.

Victoria Li photographed in the Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex

Research Notes: Victoria Li

April 23, 2021

Victoria Li's paper “COVID-19, Volatility Dynamics, and Sentiment Trading,” co-authored with Kose John of New York University, has been accepted for publication in Journal of Banking and Finance.

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Beta Gamma Sigma Inducts Newest Members

April 19, 2021

The Tulane chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society recognizing academic excellence in the study of business, welcomed its newest members on April 15, 2021.

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New study shows politically connected firms receive preferential treatment from EPA

April 05, 2021

In a forthcoming paper, Assistant Professor of Finance Amanda Heitz finds that politically connected firms experience fewer enforcement actions and receive smaller regulatory fines than similar unconnected firms.

John Healey

WWL Radio: Caesars deal could mean big bucks for Saints

March 29, 2021

John Healey, assistant professor of marketing, was interviewed by WWL Radio for a story about Caesars Entertainment winning the naming rights to the Louisiana Superdome.

Melanie Richardson, executive director of TrainingGrounds

Research workshop focuses scholars on costs of racial inequity

March 26, 2021

Researchers from Tulane and other universities came together in March for a three-day workshop aimed at helping scholars quantify the effects of racial inequity in the United States.

floe, a startup founded by students at Yale University

Cleantech startup earns top prize at 21st annual Tulane Business Model Competition

March 26, 2021

A startup with technology that tackles the danger of ice buildup on roofs won first place and the grand prize of $75,000 at the 21st annual Tulane Business Model Competition.

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Research Notes: Shuhua Sun

March 24, 2021

Shuhua Sun's paper “Is Political Skill Always Beneficial? Why and When Politically Skilled Employees Become Targets of Coworker Social Undermining” has been accepted for publication in Organization Science.

Peter Ricchiuti outside Commanders Palace

Ricchiuti rallies for experiential learning

March 18, 2021

With the Ricchiuti Action Learning Initiative (RALI), Peter Ricchiuti hopes to spread experiential learning across all areas of the Freeman School.