Finance

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.

Peter Ricchiuti photographed in his office

Fox43: Did hedge funds boost the GameStop Rally?

February 16, 2021

Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice and research director of Burkenroad Reports, was interviewed by WPMT-TV Fox43 in York, Pennsylvania, for a story about the GameStop stock rally.

Zoe Nie

Research Notes: Zoe Nie

February 09, 2021

Ziye “Zoe” Nie’s paper “Short-Term Reversals, Short-Term Momentum, and News-Driven Trading Activity" has been accepted for publication in Journal of Banking and Finance.

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IBTimes: GameStop and the Revenge of the Retail Investors

February 09, 2021

Amanda Heitz, assistant professor of finance, was interviewed for an International Business Times story on the GameStop stock controversy.