Tunde Kovacs


Tunde Kovacs, Management - Finance

Assistant Professor


Information assimilation and financial markets, Market efficiency, Security issues, Security analysts, Corporate governance, Short selling

Research Interest

Professor Kovacs’ research interests include information assimilation in financial markets, short sales, security issues, and analyst recommendations. She is also interested in the effects of social networks on corporate decision making  and social media on investor relations. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, and European Financial Management.

Educational Background

Ph.D., Virginia Tech
MBA Finance, Corvinus University, Hungary


Prior to joining UMass Lowell, Professor Kovacs was a faculty member at Northeastern University and a visitor at Virginia Tech. She has taught courses in Investments, International Financial Management, Venture Capital Financing, and Corporate Finance.

Did You Know?

Prior to enrolling in her doctoral studies, Professor Kovacs worked as a consultant at the Investment and Trade Development Agency of Hungary, assisting foreign investors in Hungary and promoting trade between Hungarian and international businesses.