Finance

Paulo Goes, dean of the A. B. Freeman School of Business

New dean sees opportunity in changing business environment

August 27, 2021

Paulo Goes, who took office as the 14th dean of the A. B. Freeman School of Business on Aug. 23, says the school is well positioned to thrive in the rapidly changing business environment.

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WVUE Fox 8: Face Masks and Economic Projections

August 07, 2021

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.

Mathias Kronlund

Research Notes: Mathias Kronlund

July 22, 2021

Mathias Kronlund’s paper “Sitting Bucks: Stale Pricing in Fixed Income Funds” has been accepted for publication in The Journal of Financial Economics.

Paulo Goes

Paulo Goes named dean of Freeman School

June 16, 2021

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.

Professor of Practice Mara Force leads a class in the Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex

GameStop rally takes hedge fund class on wild ride

June 04, 2021

When Sam Childs, Maria Francque, Gabe Harris and Hunter Mathas signed up for Mara Force’s course on hedge funds in the fall of 2020, GameStop wasn’t high on their radar. In fact, it wasn’t anywhere on their radar.

Freeman alumni Steve Jarmel (BSM '93), left, and John Findlay (BSM '07) of Periscope Equity

For alums, culture is key to private equity success

May 06, 2021

For Freeman alumni Steve Jarmel (BSM ’93) and John Findlay (BSM ’07), the decision to strike out on their own in private equity presented an opportunity to not only generate superior returns but also to build a company where culture matters.

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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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.

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.

Amanda Heitz photographed outside the Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex

Fox8: Many families to receive significant tax breaks per child 17-years-old and younger

March 12, 2021

Amanda Heitz, assistant professor of finance, was interview by WVUE Fox8 for a story about the impact of President Biden's American Rescue Plan on families with children.

Venkat Subramaniam photographed outside the Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex

Research Notes: Venkat Subramaniam

March 11, 2021

Venkat Subramaniam's paper “Labor Unions and Product Quality Failures," co-authored with Omesh Kini of Georgia State University, Jaideep Shenoy of University of Connecticut and Mo Shen of Auburn University, has been accepted for publication in Management Science

Assistant Professor of Finance Candace Jens finds that firms reduce their capital expenditures by up to 15 percent prior to elections.

Research Notes: Candace Jens

March 05, 2021

Candace Jens' paper “Political Uncertainty and Firm Investment: Project-Level Evidence from M&A Activity” has been accepted for publication in Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.