Finance

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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
March 18, 2021

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

Venkat Subramaniam photographed outside the Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex
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.
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.

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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February 09, 2021

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

January 02, 2021

Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice and founder of Burkenroad Reports, was interviewed by Courthouse News Service for a story about the stock market’s performance in 2020.

November 03, 2020

Amanda Heitz’s paper “Corporate Political Connections and Favorable Environmental Enforcement” has been accepted for publication in Management Science.

May 26, 2020

Amanda Heitz and Gans Narayanamoorthy's paper “Creditor Rights and Bank Loan Losses” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.

May 20, 2020

Victoria Li's paper “Decomposing the VIX: Implications for the Predictability of Stock Returns,” co-authored with Victor Chow, Bingxin Li and Wanjun Jiang, has been accepted for publication in the Financial Review.

March 29, 2020

While Sen. Richard Burr has denied that he sold stock based on information he received in classified briefings, a Tulane University researcher who studies insider trading among U.S. senators says the transaction followed a familiar script.

March 10, 2020

Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice and research director of Burkenroad Reports, was interviewed by the New Orleans Advocate about Monday's oil price plunge.