– Fall/Winter 2023 –

Research suggests medical marijuana laws have negative effect on innovation

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Freeman School researchers Stephanie Cheng and Yuchen Zhang analyzed 17 years of patent activity in states with medical marijuana laws, finding that the legalization of marijuana has an adverse effect on the overall output and quality of regional innovation.

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Political skill can lead to unintended consequences in the workplace

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Freeman School researcher Shuhua Sun finds that politically skilled employees in competitive workplace environments can often become targets of social undermining by co-workers.

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Burke and Senot honored at Tulane Research Awards

Claire Senot, Paulo Goes and Mike Burke at awards ceremony - Fall/Winter 2023 -

Freeman School professors Michael Burke and Claire Senot were honored for their outstanding research accomplishments at the 2023 Tulane University Research, Scholarship & Artistic Achievement Awards.

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Selected Faculty Research and Publications

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Associate Professor of Finance Oleg Gredil’s paper “Finding Fortune: How Do Institutional Investors Pick Asset Managers?” has been accepted for publication in the Review of Financial Studies.

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Selected Faculty Awards and Honors

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Christine Smith, senior professor of practice in accounting, received the 2023 Dean’s Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award. The award is the Freeman School’s highest honor for undergraduate instruction.

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Investigating the AI Revolution

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Artificial intelligence is transforming business and society at breathtaking speed. Freeman Business spoke with four business school faculty members whose research is shedding new light on the advantages, risks and most effective uses of AI.

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Alum takes lead role in advancing EDI

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As global brand and communication lead for Peloton’s commercial division, Skip Wilson (MBA ’12) helped launch the company’s EDI efforts.

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From breaking news to boosting business

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Louis David (MBA ’11) was named interim president and CEO of the New Orleans Business Alliance in May 2023.

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Class Notes: Fall/Winter 2023

Harry Gestetner photographed at Tulane Business Model Competition event - Fall/Winter 2023 -

Harry Gestetner (BSM ’22) was featured as one of Forbes’ 2024 “30 Under 30.” Gestetner is co-founder of the content monetization platform Fanfix, which enables social media creators to earn revenue by posting exclusive content to paying subscribers.

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In Memoriam: Fall/Winter 2023

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Christian Reuter (BBA ’41)
Phillip A. Bodet III (BBA ’42)
Wolf Karl Hellmers (’42)
Jules Henry Dreyfuss Sr. (BBA ’43)

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Learning the Ropes

MBA student braves LOOP NOLA ropes course - Fall/Winter 2023 -

The Freeman School’s incoming full-time MBA class headed to City Park in August to conquer their fears — and gravity — on LOOP NOLA’s high ropes course.

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Upcoming Events

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February 2024

Feb. 22–24
Black Alumni Weekend
Tulane University

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