Research

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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Consumers judge risk of illness by the cost of the cure

- Winter 2013 -
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When it comes to calculating their odds of catching the flu, consumers look to an unlikely gauge—the price of the flu shot—to measure their risk, according to a new study co-authored by an A. B. Freeman School of Business researcher.

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Selected Faculty Presentations, Honors, Etc.

- Winter 2013 -
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Jasmijn Bol, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP Faculty Fellow in Accounting and associate professor of accounting, presented her research at three recent conferences.

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Perspective: Weathering the Storm

- Summer 2012 -
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Working with family-owned firms in New Orleans over the past few years, I started hearing stories about the days, months and years after Katrina and how these firms maintained continuity and restructured in response to the disaster. These stories differed significantly from those I heard from non-family firms, and they led me to conduct a formal academic study comparing the two groups.

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Selected Faculty Research

- Summer 2012 -
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Carmen Weigelt, assistant professor of management, recently had her paper “Implications of Internal Organization Structure for Firm Boundaries,” co-authored with Doug Miller, accepted for publication in Strategic Management Journal.

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