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Experience Freeman Learning

  • The Freeman PhD program is focused on preparing students to compile and publish cutting-edge research, as well as to teach in the areas of corporate finance, investments and financial accounting.
  • Our students focus on advanced topics in mathematical economics, price theory, econometrics, corporate finance and accounting, with specialized concentrations in Finance and Financial Accounting.
  • Students take Finance/Financial Accounting workshops and seminars, which provide a tight-knit community of thinkers and personalized faculty support. Students can also attend seminars in the economics department.
  • Students receive the financial and intellectual support necessary to develop excellent academic and scholarly careers, including comprehensive one-on-one faculty counsel for students who are developing papers.

Earn Career Capital

Upon graduating from our PhD program, you’ll have a prestigious Tulane degree proven to be desirable on the job market, premier teaching experience that will demonstrate your efficacy to employers and independent research opportunities that will help you set your intellectual agenda for life.

Career Capital
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Global Is Our Local

As a Freeman student, you’ll live in, study in, and love New Orleans. New Orleans is home to one of the largest ports in the world, booming businesses in sectors as diverse as energy, tourism, and aerospace, as well as attractive tax incentives. It’s no wonder that New Orleans leads the nation in business creation, and is quickly becoming the hottest spot for entrepreneurs in the region. What’s more, Tulane attracts students from all over the world, so that our world-class reputation has translated into a global business network.

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From left, Bill Goldring (BBA ’64), Tulane President Mike Fitts, undergraduate student representative Patrick Madden (BSM ’18), graduate student representative Kristina Crouch (LA ’13, SE ’13, MBA ’18), Freeman School Dean Ira Solomon, Board of Tulane Cha

On Friday, March 2, hundreds of guests turned out to take part in the dedication ceremony for the Goldring/Woldenberg...

Tulane PhD students Mei Wang and David Tulman present their concept for Instapath Bioptics at last year’s Tulane Business Model Competition. (Photo by Cheryl Gerber)

Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business has named the six student teams that will face off in the qualifying...

Gus De Franco was invested as Tulane University’s inaugural KPMG Professor of Accounting at a ceremony in the Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex on Jan. 29. Pictured, from left to right, are John Veihmeyer, former global chairman of KPMG, De Franco, and

On Jan. 29, the Freeman community came together to recognize Gus De Franco’s investiture as KPMG Professor of Business...

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Life and learning at Tulane extends well beyond the classroom. Living in New Orleans creates unique opportunities that enrich professional and personal growth.

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