In the Media

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The Advocate: Opportunity Zone tax breaks sparking investor stampede in Louisiana

May 19, 2019
Rob Lalka, executive director of the Freeman School’s Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, was quoted in a New Orleans Advocate story about the Opportunity Zone tax break program, which has received criticism for failing to build in accountability mechanisms to ensure that investments flow to the areas most economically challenged areas.

Poets & Quants: Best 40 Under 40 Professors - Ricky Tan

April 23, 2019

Yinliang "Ricky" Tan, assistant professor of management science at Tulane University's A. B. Freeman School of Business, has been named one of 2019’s Best 40 Under 40 Professors by Poets & Quants.

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The Advocate: Pelican State Portfolio posts drop in first quarter

April 15, 2019
Peter Ricchiuti, William B. Burkenroad Jr. Professor of Practice in Equity Research, was interviewed for a New Orleans Advocate story about the Pelican Portfolio, a group of 23 Louisiana-based stocks tracked by The Advocate.
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Accounting Today: How to Navigate Your First Internship

April 10, 2019
Christine Smith, professor of practice in accounting and assistant director of the joint BSM/Master of Accounting program, contributed an article to Accounting Today about things students can do to help make their first internship a success.
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Fox 8 News: Tax Reform Impact

April 06, 2019
Anu Varadharajan, lecturer in accounting at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business, was interviewed by WVUE-TV's Fox 8 News for a story about the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
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The Advocate: New state deal with CenturyLink offers $17.5M in tax incentives

April 05, 2019
Peter Ricchiuti, the William B. Burkenroad Jr. Clinical Professor of Equity Research and senior professor of practice in finance, was interviewed for a New Orleans Advocate story about efforts to keep CenturyLink, one of Louisiana's two remaining Fortune 500 companies, in the state.
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WalletHub: Ask the Experts

April 03, 2019
Amanda Heitz, assistant professor of finance, was featured in a WalletHub "Ask the Experts" Q&A on low-interest credit cards. Heitz addressed the changing definition of low-interest, why credit card rates remain high despite historically low interest rates, and how credit cards compare to bank loans.
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NOLA.com: New Orleans is growing the next generation of startups

March 28, 2019
Rob Lalka, professor of practice and executive director of the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, co-authored an OpEd for NOLA.com with Idea Village CEO Jon Atkinson about the city's post-Katrina entrepreneurial renaissance and their hopes for New Orleans Entrepreneur Week.
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WalletHub: Ask the Experts - Mardi Gras Madness

February 22, 2019
Daniel Mochon, associate professor of marketing, was featured in a WalletHub "Ask the Experts" Q&A on Mardi Gras. Mochon offered tips on how to enjoy Carnival on a budget, advice on promoting responsible behavior and ideas to reduce the environmental impact of the season.

The Conversation: Venezuelan sanctions could cut US refinery output

February 20, 2019

Eric Smith, interim executive director of the Tulane Energy Institute, contributed an article to The Conversation about the unintended consequences of U.S. sanctions intended to put pressure on the government headed by Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro.

Biz New Orleans: Aiming Higher with Hospitality

February 06, 2019

John Clarke, professor of practice and associate dean for graduate programs, spoke with Biz New Orleans Managing Editor Kim Singletary about the Freeman School's new program in entrepreneurial hospitality for her feature on efforts to improve the quality of jobs in the New Orleans hospitality industry.

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The Advocate: Tulane's business school partnering with Idea Village for Entrepreneur Week

January 10, 2019
Rob Lalka, executive director of the Freeman School's Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, was quoted in the New Orleans Advocate about the Freeman School's recently announced partnership with the Idea Village to produce the 2019 New Orleans Entrepreneur Week.