Finance

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December 06, 2023
Amanda Heitz's paper "The Power of the People: Labor Unions and Corporate Social Responsibility," co-authored with Youan Wang and Zigan Wang, has been accepted for publication in Review of Finance.
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November 01, 2023
Three months after graduation, 93% of the Freeman School's 2023 MBA class had job offers, an 8% increase over last year at that time. While those jobs were distributed across industries, more than half of this year's grads leveraged their Freeman MBA experience to pivot industries and start new careers.
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.”
September 15, 2023

Abhishek Bhardwaj’s paper “Government Investment Stimulus and Household Balance Sheet Externalities”, co-authored with Saptarshi Mukherjee, has been conditionally accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA).

Mara Baumgarten Force
June 15, 2023

Maura Baumgarten Force, professor of practice in finance, was interviewed for a NOLA.com story about a report that Bank of America is planning an expansion into the New Orleans market.

Nishad Kapadia
May 31, 2023

Climate Change, ESG and Financial Markets, a new course developed by Associate Professor of Finance Nishad Kapadia, examines the impact of climate change risk on the economy and explores methods of quantifying and measuring climate exposures.

Ryan Peters
May 11, 2023

Ryan Peters’ paper “Intangible Capital in Factor Models” has been accepted for publication Management Science.

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May 02, 2023

Assistant Professor of Finance Amanda Heitz was interviewed by The New York Times for a story about the government’s seizure and sale of troubled First Republic Bank.

Peter Ricchiuti speaking on stage
April 11, 2023

Institutional and individual investors can hear from company executives at the 26th Annual Burkenroad Reports Investment Conference being held on Friday, April 28, 2023, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in New Orleans. Registration is now open. 

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April 04, 2023

Amanda Heitz’s paper “Bank Monitoring with On-Site Inspections” was selected as Best Paper in Financial Intermediation at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Finance Association, which took place in Asheville, North Carolina, March 29 – April 1.

Sheri Tice photographed in LBC
January 14, 2023

Sheri Tice’s paper “Mutual Funds and Stock Fundamentals” has been accepted for publication in the Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting.

Peter Ricchiuti photographed in his office by Cheryl Gerber
January 13, 2023

Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice and director of Burkenroad Reports, was interviewed by the Advocate for a story about how a portfolio of Louisiana stocks fared in 2022.

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