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Research Notes: Claire Senot

December 08, 2014

Claire Senot’s paper “The Impact of Combining Conformance and Experiential Quality on Hospitals’ Readmissions and Cost Performance” has been accepted for publication in Management Science. The paper, co-authored with Aravind Chandrasekaran, Peter T. Ward, Anita L. Tucker and Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce, examines two key process quality measures — conformance quality and experiential quality — and two measures of performance — readmission rate and cost per discharge — to investigate the opportunity for hospitals to achieve better care at lower cost. The authors find that hospital...

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Research Notes: Jasmijn Bol

December 01, 2014

Jasmijn Bol’s paper “Performance Target Revisions in Incentive Contracts: Does Information and Trust Reduce Ratcheting and the Ratchet Effect?” has been accepted for publication in The Accounting Review. The paper was co-authored by Jeremy Lill, a PhD candidate in the Department of Accountancy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Bol is an associate professor and the PricewaterhouseCoopers Faculty Fellow in Accounting at the A. B. Freeman School of Business.

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Research Notes: Mita Sujan

November 18, 2014

Mita Sujan’s paper “Temporal mindsets and self-regulation: The motivation and implementation of self-regulatory behaviors” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Consumer Psychology. The paper, co-authored with Denise Buhrau (PhD ’10), focuses on implementation of self-regulation. Using data from Tulane University’s 10,000-steps-a-day fitness program, the authors argue that individuals with low consideration of future consequences (CFC) are more motivated to act when messages provide specific recommendations with the necessary contextual details for personalization (“when,” “...

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Research Notes: Lingling Wang

April 30, 2014

Lingling Wang’s paper “Culture and R2,” co-authored with Cheol Eun and Steven Xiao, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial Economics. In the paper, the authors find that stock prices co-move more in culturally tight and collectivistic countries and less in culturally loose and individualistic countries. Their study suggests that culture is an important omitted variable in the literature that investigates cross-country differences in stock price co-movements. Wang is an assistant professor of finance at the A. B. Freeman School of Business.

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Research Notes: Michael Burke

October 25, 2013

Michael Burke’s paper “Statistical Significance Criteria for the rWG and Average Deviation Interrater Agreement Indices,” co-authored with Kristin Smith-Crowe, Ayala Cohen and Etti Doveh, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Applied Psychology. Burke is a professor of management and the Lawrence Martin Chair in Business at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business. He holds an adjunct appointment in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at Tulane’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. The senior author of the paper, Kristin Smith-...

Research Notes: Emily Rosenzweig

October 15, 2013

Emily Rosenzweig’s paper “The Performance Heuristic: A Misguided Reliance on Past Success When Predicting Future Prospects for Improvement” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. The paper was co-authored with Clayton Critcher, assistant professor of marketing at the University of California - Berkeley's Haas School of Business. Rosenzweig is an assistant professor of marketing at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business.

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Research Notes: Geoff Parker and Burcu Tan

September 30, 2013
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Geoff Parker and Burcu Tan’s paper “Platform Performance Investment in the Presence of Network Externalities,” co-authored with Edward G. Anderson Jr., associate professor of information, risk and operations management at the University of Texas at Austin, has been accepted for publication in Information Systems Research. In the paper, the authors build a strategic model to investigate the trade-off between investing in high platform performance versus reducing investment in order to facilitate third party content development and characterize the...

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Research Notes: Prof. Jasmijn Bol

August 14, 2013

Jasmijn Bol’s paper “Managers’ Discretionary Adjustments: The Influence of Uncontrollable Events and Compensation Interdependence” has been accepted for publication in Contemporary Accounting Research. The paper was co-authored with Gary Hecht of the University of Wisconsin and Steven Smith of Brigham Young University. Bol is an associate professor and the PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP Faculty Fellow in accounting at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business.

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Research Notes: Prof. Daniel Mochon

June 03, 2013

Daniel Mochon recently had two papers accepted for publication. Mochon’s paper “Single option aversion” was accepted for publication in Journal of Consumer Research, and his paper “Anchoring in sequential judgments,” co-authored with Shane W. Frederick, was accepted for publication in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. Mochon is an assistant professor of marketing at the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University.

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Research Notes: Prof. Geoffrey Parker

May 07, 2013

Geoffrey Parker’s research is featured in the May 2013 issue of International Innovation, a publication dedicated to the dissemination of science and technology research. The article, titled The Power of Platforms, discusses the research conducted by Parker and Marshall Van Alstyne, associate professor at Boston University, on platform-driven markets, a topic the two colleagues have studied for over 15 years. The magazine also features a Q&A with Parker and Van Alstyne. Parker is a professor of management science at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business.

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Research Notes: Prof. Eric Hamerman

March 07, 2013

Eric Hamerman’s paper “Conditioned Superstition: Desire for Control and Consumer Brand Preferences,” co-authored with Gita Johar, professor of business at Columbia University, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Consumer Research. The paper explores the notion of conditioned superstition, the idiosyncratic superstitions people form through everyday associations between a product and an outcome. The authors find that people are more likely to engage in superstitious behavior when they have a high level of desire to control an uncertain outcome combined with a low...

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Research Notes: Prof. Michael Burke

March 05, 2013

Michael Burke, Lawrence Martin Chair in Business and professor of management at the A. B. Freeman School of Business, recently had three papers accepted for publication. Burke’s paper “Assessing Interrater Agreement via the Average Deviation Index Given a Variety of Theoretical and Methodological Problems,” co-authored with Kristin Smith-Crowe, Maryam Kouchaki and Sloane Signal, was accepted for publication in Organization Research Methods. His paper “Change the Referent? A Meta-Analytic Investigation of Direct and Referent-Shift Consensus Models for Organizational Climate,” co-...