In the Media

Eric Smith

WWL-TV: Professor: Rare for Anyone to be on Shallow Water Platforms

October 16, 2017
Tulane Energy Institute Associate Director Eric Smith spoke with WWL-TV's Lauren Gale about oil and gas production in Lake Pontchartrain in the wake of Sunday night's explosion and fire aboard a platform.
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The Wall Street Journal: CEOs’ Simple Trick on Earnings Calls - Saying ‘I,’ ‘We’ and ‘Us’

August 07, 2017
The Wall Street Journal interviewed Freeman School Assistant Professor of Accounting Serena Loftus for a story about a new study she authored on managers' use of self-inclusive language.
Alex Sleptsov Advanced business degrees open doors for students

August 04, 2017
Alex Sleptsov, assistant dean for executive education at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business, was interviewed for a story about the role of advanced business degrees in today’s working environment.
John Healey

Fox 8 News: Decline in brick and mortar stores affects jobs

June 12, 2017
John Healey, assistant professor of marketing at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business, was interviewed by Fox 8 News for a story about the loss of jobs due to a decline in retail shopping.
Daniel Mochon

Entrepreneur: Why You're Not Getting Customers from Social Media

March 10, 2017
Entrepreneur contributor Karen Tiber Leland wrote about new research from the Freeman School's Daniel Mochon and Janet Schwartz that investigates the effect Facebook likes have on customer behavior.
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Tulane alums lead Silicon Bayou 100

February 15, 2017
The 2016 Silicon Bayou 100, Silicon Bayou News' annual list of Louisiana's most influential and active people in tech and entrepreneurship, includes at least 29 honorees with connections to the A. B. Freeman School of Business or Tulane University.
Gans Narayanamoorthy

WWL-TV: Is the Bacon Shortage Real?

February 03, 2017
On Thursday (Feb. 2), the Freeman School's Gans Narayanamoorthy spoke with WWL-TV's Jacqueline Quynh about the possibility of a bacon shortage.
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Princeton Review highlights Freeman for ROI

February 01, 2017
On yesterday morning's “Today” show, Princeton Review Editor-in-Chief Robert Franek highlighted Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business as one of five colleges that offer an outstanding return on investment for marketing majors.
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AACSB Blog: Experiential Learning in Business School Finance Programs

August 15, 2016

Elliot Davis, coordinator of research with AACSB International, highlighted the Freeman School's Burkenroad Reports program in a recent blog posting about experiential learning in finance programs. Davis praised the program, which is directed by Professor of Practice Peter Ricchiuti, as an innovative example of business schools using experiential methods to deliver content in entirely new formats.

The student analysts work with a committed group of professors to produce a three-statement financial model, which includes an equity valuation and a supporting analyst research report....
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The Advocate: Upper Canal Street showing signs of revival

June 13, 2016
Sherif Ebrahim, director of entrepreneurship and innovation education at the Freeman School, said recent residential development along Upper Canal Street has led to the need for additional amenities like restaurants and shopping.

The New Orleans Advocate interviewed Sherif Ebrahim, lecturer in management and director of entrepreneurship and innovation education at the A. B. Freeman School of Business, for a story on the revival of Upper Canal Street, which has been the beneficiary of nearly $650 million in investments over the last several years.

New ground-floor retail may find...
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Harvard Business Review: Generalists get better job offers than specialists

May 17, 2016

Jennifer Merluzzi, assistant professor of management at Tulane University's A. B. Freeman School of Business, is interviewed in the June 2016 issue of Harvard Business Review about her research on specialization among MBA students seeking jobs in investment banking. Merluzzi and co-author Damon Phillips found that specialists were less likely to receive multiple job offers than candidates with broader backgrounds and experiences. Specialists also received smaller signing bonuses.

Among MBAs, there’s now a strong emphasis on building a consistent profile as a finance person or a...
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WWL-AM: Hedge Fund Managers Salary

May 13, 2016

On Thursday (May 12), the Freeman School's David Lesmond, associate professor of finance, spoke with Garland Robinette, host of WWL-AM's Think Tank, about hedge fund manager salaries.

There are 11,000 hedge funds and I would venture to say, and my research has shown, that less than 100 of those actually beat the market on a consistent basis, so that means there are 10,900 hedge funds that can't beat the market and yet they earn a huge sum of money in terms of a salary. I will fully justify the salaries earned by the hedge fund managers that do well, but I do condemn those hedge fund...