Research

Hannan Honored as Inaugural EY Professor

- Summer 2015 -

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 -

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 -

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 -

  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 -

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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Conference explores morality in the marketplace

- Summer 2015 -

Business school conferences typically don’t include research from anthropologists, psychologists, philosophers and military scholars, but “Morality in the Marketplace” was no ordinary conference. The event, which took place at the Freeman School in October 2014, marked the first in-person meeting of the Moral Research Lab, a virtual group of interdisciplinary scholars who study morality and […]

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Selected Faculty Research

- Summer 2015 -

Jennifer Merluzzi’s paper “Unequal on top: Gender profiling and the income gap among high earner male and female professionals” has been accepted for publication in Social Science Research.

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Selected Faculty Research

- Summer 2014 -

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 -

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 -

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 -

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 -

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 -

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 -

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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