Freeman in the News

Freeman in the News

Governing.com: How Communities Can Benefit from Amazon’s Great Data Caper

Governing.com: How Communities Can Benefit from Amazon’s Great Data Caper

Rob Lalka, executive director of the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, contributed an op-ed to Governing.com about how cities can use data to support investment and economic development.

January 10, 2020 ×

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NBC News: Med students send message with plantation photo: We are our ancestors’ wildest dreams

NBC News: Med students send message with plantation photo: We are our ancestors’ wildest dreams

Russell Ledet (MD/MBA ’22) was interviewed by NBC News and other media about the viral photo he organized showing black Tulane University medical students posing at Whitney Plantation in Edgard, Louisiana.

December 20, 2019 ×

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WWL Radio: Coming boom in natural gas means more terminals, jobs for Louisiana

WWL Radio: Coming boom in natural gas means more terminals, jobs for Louisiana

Pierre Conner, professor of practice and executive director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed by WWL radio for a story on the growing importance of natural gas to Louisiana’s economy.

December 16, 2019 ×

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CityBusiness: Family-owned businesses should capitalize on their distinct advantages

CityBusiness: Family-owned businesses should capitalize on their distinct advantages

Rosalind Butler, assistant director of the Tulane Family Business Center, contributed an op-ed to New Orleans CityBusiness about the challenges of running a family-owned business.

December 6, 2019 ×

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Nola.com: IberiaBank CEO says deal with First Horizon creates ‘a formidable southern franchise’

Nola.com: IberiaBank CEO says deal with First Horizon creates ‘a formidable southern franchise’

Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice in finance and founder of the Freeman School’s Burkenroad Reports program, was interviewed by Nola.com for a story on the recently announced merger of IberiaBank and First Horizon Bank.

November 12, 2019 ×

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WWL Radio: Disney Plus latest shot fired in streaming wars

WWL Radio: Disney Plus latest shot fired in streaming wars

Assistant Professor of Marketing John Healey was interviewed by WWL Radio for a story on the debut of Disney Plus, the entertainment giant’s new streaming service.

November 12, 2019 ×

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Biz New Orleans: IberiaBank Deal Draws Mixed Reviews

Biz New Orleans: IberiaBank Deal Draws Mixed Reviews

Peter Ricchiuti, professor of practice in finance and founder of the Burkenroad Reports program, was interviewed by Biz New Orleans for a story on the recently announced merger of IberiaBank and First Horizon Bank.

November 6, 2019 ×

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CNBC: Meatballs and DIY bookcases – The psychology behind Ikea’s iconic success

CNBC: Meatballs and DIY bookcases – The psychology behind Ikea’s iconic success

Associate Professor of Marketing Daniel Mochon, whose research coined the term “the Ikea effect,” was featured in a CNBC story about the psychology underlying Ikea’s business success.

October 9, 2019 ×

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Fortune: Opportunity Zones aren’t a program, they’re a market

Fortune: Opportunity Zones aren’t a program, they’re a market

Rob Lalka, executive director of the Freeman School’s Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, co-authored an op-ed in Fortune about Opportunity Zones, the tax-advantaged zones created to spur economic development and job creation in economically distressed areas.

October 3, 2019 ×

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WWL-TV: Bayou Steel owed more than $20.8 million before declaring bankruptcy

WWL-TV: Bayou Steel owed more than $20.8 million before declaring bankruptcy

Peter Ricchiuti, William B. Burkenroad Jr. Professor of Practice in Equity Research and senior professor of practice in finance, was interviewed for a WWL-TV story about Bayou Steel Group’s sudden closing and its impact on the state’s economy.

October 2, 2019 ×