Research

Selected Faculty Research

- Summer 2014 -
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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.

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Can “Smart Mail” help solve USPS woes?

- Summer 2014 -
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The U.S. Postal Service has lost $20 billion in the last two years as it struggles to adapt to a fast-changing, increasingly digital business environment. Could the agency help right itself by taking a page from its online competitors? The Freeman School’s Geoff Parker thinks so. Parker, professor of management science and a nationally regarded […]

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Hannan appointed editor of top accounting journal

- Summer 2014 -
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Professor of Accounting R. Lynn Hannan has been named to a three-year term as an editor of Contemporary Accounting Research. The appointment, which began May 1, is a prestigious one. Published since 1984 by the Canadian Academic Accounting Association, CAR is recognized as one of the top five journals in accounting and one of the […]

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Selected Faculty Presentations, Honors, Etc.

- Summer 2014 -
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Jasmijn Bol, above right, gave a keynote address at the XIV Congresso USP de Controladoria e Contabilidade, XI Congresso USP de Iniciação Científica em Contabilidade at the University of São Paulo in São Paulo, Brazil.

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Selected Faculty Presentations, Honors, Etc.

- Summer 2013 -
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John Elstrott, professor of practice and emeritus executive director of the Levy-Rosenblum Institute for Entrepreneurship, was honored at the 2013 Tulane Council of Entrepreneurs Awards Gala.

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Selected Faculty Research

- Summer 2013 -
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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. […]

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Perspective: It’s Only Weird If It Doesn’t Work

- Summer 2013 -
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There are many opportunities in everyday life to associate consumer products with success or failure. For example, imagine a situation in which a Saints fan is at the Superdome, watching the team lose badly. During halftime, he purchases and consumes a Dr. Pepper. Subsequently, the team rallies to win. Months later, during an important playoff […]

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Selected Faculty Research

- Winter 2013 -
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Kris Hoang’s paper “How Do Regulatory Reforms to Enhance Auditor Independence Work in Practice?” has been accepted for publication in Contemporary Accounting Research.

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The high cost of high-frequency trading

- Winter 2013 -
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The origin of the so-called Flash Crash remains a mystery, but David Lesmond, associate professor of finance, has a strong suspicion of the underlying cause: high-frequency trading.

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Perspective: Stocks Under (Latin American) Rocks

- Winter 2013 -
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For most U.S. investors, Latin America tends to fly under the radar, but here at the A. B. Freeman School of Business, we’ve been paying close attention to Latin American equity markets for more than a decade.

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