In the Media

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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.
image file 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 with Idea Village CEO Jon Atkinson about the city's post-Katrina entrepreneurial renaissance and their hopes for New Orleans Entrepreneur Week.
Daniel Mochon

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.
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Real Simple: 8 Budgeting Hacks That Will Allow You to Gift Everyone on Your List Without Going Into Debt

December 05, 2018
Bill Reese, professor of practice in finance, contributed to Real Simple's article "8 Budgeting Hacks That Will Allow You to Gift Everyone on Your Holiday List — Without Going Into Debt."
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Fast Company: Job Skills to Deal With Your Most Difficult Family Members

November 22, 2018
Jasmijn Bol, PricewaterhouseCoopers Professor of Accounting, was interviewed by Fast Company for a story on job skills that can help guests successfully navigate the fraught environment of family holiday gatherings.
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The Hill: Don't rob 'Opportunity Zones' of their full potential

November 09, 2018
Rob Lalka co-authored an op-ed in The Hill in which he argues for changing the gross income provision of Opportunity Zones, the tax incentive established as part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to help spur investment in distressed communities.
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Gas Matters: The NGLs Interview with Eric Smith

April 12, 2018
Eric Smith, associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute at the A. B. Freeman School of Business, was interviewed by Gas Matters about the emerging natural gas liquids (NGLs) market.
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Forbes: What Entrepreneurs Evaluating Venture Capitalists Can Learn From The Way We Evaluate Baseball Players

October 18, 2017
Rob Lalka, executive director of the Freeman School's Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, is featured in a article about what baseball can teach entrepreneurs about venture capitalists.