It is a commonly held belief that experiential learning is one of the best ways to learn a concept. By applying what you have learned in the classroom and interacting with it in a real and impressionable way, you are more likely to learn that knowledge or concept. The Research […]
A speaker series during Homecoming festivities featured a talk by Peter Ricchiuti, the Freeman School of Business professor and economist, who took visitors on a whirlwind and lighthearted tour of the economy and stock market. Read more on the Tulane blog.
Peter Richiutti, the director of the Burkenroad Reports at the A. B. Freeman School of Business, wears many hats. In addition to leading this unique equity research program he created 21 years ago, hosting a local radio station, and supporting community organizations, Peter can also be seen playing baseball on […]
On April 24, 2014, Burkenroad Reports’ student investment research managers and analyst directors, along with the Burkenroad staff and senior management from Burkenroad-covered companies and sponsors, united at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans for the program’s annual cocktail party. The reception was the kick-off event for the 18th Annual Burkenroad Reports […]
(Above picture (from right): CFO of Fortune 500, Texas-based Susser Holdings (NYSE: SUSS), Mary Sullivan, and Jordan Dorenfeld, Tulane MBA Student, Class of 2014) Series: “2nd Year MBAs Talk About Their Summer Internships” MBA Student: Jordan Dorenfeld (Cal Poly, B.S. Accounting ’09) Concentration: Finance, Strategic Management, Energy Year: 2nd Year […]
In light of the recent US “fiscal cliff” and “debt ceiling” discussions I would like to bring the bigger picture of “Economic Armageddon” into view. In the middle of October, Professor Deen Kemsley led a discussion with Freeman students on the longer term outlook of the world economy, and the […]
Link: Burkenroad Fund in the News New Orleans City Business profiles the Freeman School’s Burkenroad Reports program.
Guest post from Scott Gerdes, MBA2. Final deliberations in which the Darwin Fenner research analysts decide on how to allocate roughly $2 million are drawing near. Armed with classic and even some more recent, unpublished journal articles, the sector teams are dwindling down the stocks in the S&P 400 and […]
Today’s guest post comes from Alexandra Thurber, MBA 2. Burkenroad Reports is a course in equity analysis. Students are divided into teams of 3-5 and follow one public company throughout the semester. For the most part, we follow small cap companies headquartered in the Southeastern United States. The companies span […]
Some of Freeman’s very own won the 2011 National Association of Women’s MBA Strategy Case Competition in Newark, New Jersey, taking home a grand prize of $5,000. On March 23, Katie LaCorte, Dana Omar Mahmoud, Hakima Taoufiq and Sofia Zarate partook in the final round of the contest at the […]