Research

Selected Faculty Presentations, Honors, Etc.

- Summer 2017 -

Christine Smith, professor of practice in accounting, received the Freeman School’s 2017 Excellence in Intellectual Contributions Award.

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Selected Faculty Publications

- Fall 2016 -

Robert Hansen’s discussion “What Is the Value of Sell-side Analysts? Evidence from Coverage Changes,” originally presented at the 2014 Journal of Accounting & Economics Conference in Philadelphia, is now forthcoming in the Journal of Accounting and Economics. Hansen is the Francis Martin Chair in Business and professor of finance.

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It pays to be well-rounded

- Fall 2016 -

In the last few years, specialization has become the new mantra at business schools, with students pursuing increasingly narrow tracks of study in hopes of gaining an advantage in the job market. New research from a professor at the A. B. Freeman School of Business, however, suggests that some highly specialized students may not be getting the advantage they’re hoping for.

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Freeman tops in managerial/experimental accounting

- Fall 2016 -

A new study ranks the Freeman School No. 1 in the world in managerial- experimental accounting. The study, which is based on the number of faculty citations in respected accounting journals, also rates faculty members Lynn Hannan and Jasmijn Bol as among the world’s top 25 scholars in the field of experimental accounting.

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Selected Faculty Presentation, Honors, Etc.

- Fall 2016 -

Angelo DeNisi, the Albert Harry Cohen Chair of Business Administration, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Academy of Management’s Herbert Heneman Jr. Award for Career Achievement.

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Hannan Honored as Inaugural EY Professor

- Summer 2015 -
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In 2006, Lynn Hannan earned academic accounting’s highest honor, the Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award, in recognition of her trailblazing research in managerial accounting. Now, thanks to the support of one of the world’s largest accounting firms, Hannan hopes to build on that record of scholarly excellence as the inaugural holder of a new […]

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Selected Faculty Presentations, Honors, Etc.

- Summer 2015 -
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Jasmijn Bol received the 2015 Notable Contribution to Management Accounting Literature Award for her paper “The determinants and performance effects of managers’ performance evaluation biases,” which was published in 2011 in The Accounting Review. The Management Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association presents the award each year to recognize outstanding contributions to the management […]

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Selling Consumers on Healthier Eating

- Summer 2015 -
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Tulane University School of Medicine has opened up a new front in the battle against diet-related disease: the kitchen. The Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine is a groundbreaking program of the medical school that trains future physicians in the fundamentals of food, nutrition and cooking so they can better help their patients make practical dietary […]

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Perspective: Under Pressure

- Summer 2015 -
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  Image source: We Love Costa Rica Most young auditors recognize when clients try to influence their work, but when those clients are important to the firm’s bottom line, getting auditors to act on that knowledge can be a challenge. By Kris Hoang, Assistant Professor of Accounting While many accounting students are attracted to the […]

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New Morton Aldrich Professor explores the unconventional side of finance

- Summer 2015 -
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Finance professor C. Edward “Ted” Fee focuses his research on the effects of corporate financial policy, but the recently appointed Morton Aldrich Professor of Business has been known to apply that lens to some offbeat subjects. His PhD dissertation looked at how Hollywood motion pictures are financed, exploring the factors that lead producers to seek […]

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