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Tunde Kovacs

Kovacs-Tunde
Tunde Renata KovacsAssistant Professor, Finance Coordinator

Education

  • Ph D: Finance, (2006), Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech - Blacksburg, Virginia
  • MBA: Finance, (1999), Corvinus University - Budapest, Hungary
  • Other: Business Studies in German, (1998), Corvinus University - Hungary
  • Other: Certificate of Graduate Business Studies, (1998), Corvinus University - Hungary
  • Other, (1998), University of Passau - Germany
  • BS: Business Administration, (1997), Corvinus University - Budapest, Hungary

Awards and Honors

  • Technical Associates Award for Outstanding PhD Student
  • 2015 Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence (2015), Teaching - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, university-wide (2012) - Northeastern University
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, University-Wide (Nominee) (2012) - Northeastern University
  • nominee, excellence in teaching award (2012) - northeastern university
  • Outstanding Corporate Finance paper, " Investor recognition and seasoned equity issuers" (2012) - Eastern Finance Association
  • Riesman Research Professor (2012) - Northeastern University
  • Summer Research Professor, CBA Strategic Initiative (2011) - Northeastern University
  • Technical Associates Award for Outstanding PhD Student (2005)
  • Technical Associates Award for Outstanding PhD Student (2003)
  • Scholarship to the University of Passau, Germany (2000)
  • Scholarship (1999) - University of Passau

Publications

  • Kovacs, T.R. (2015) "Intra-industry information transfers and the post-earnings announcement drift," Contemporary Accounting Review
  • Faleye, O., Kovacs, T.R., Venkateswaran, A. (2014) "Do Better-Connected CEOs Innovate More?," Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 49:5-6 pp. 1201–1225
  • Autore, D., Kovacs, T. (2014) "Investor recognition and seasoned equity offers," Journal of Corporate Finance 25: pp. 216-233
  • Hobbs, J., Kovacs, T., Sharma, V. (2012) "The investment value of the frequency of analyst recommendation changes for the ordinary investor," Journal of Empirical Finance 19:1 pp. 94-108
  • Autore, D., Hutton, I., Kovacs, T. (2011) "Accelerated Equity Offers and Firm Quality," European Financial Management 17:5 pp. 835-859
  • Autore, D., Billingsley, R., Kovacs, T. (2011) "The 2008 short sale ban: Liquidity, dispersion of opinion, and the cross-section of returns of US financial stocks," Journal of Banking and Finance 35:9 pp. 2252-2266
  • Autore, D., Kovacs, T. (2010) "Equity issues and temporal variation in information asymmetry," Journal of Banking and Finance 34:1 pp. 12-23
  • Autore, D.M., Kovacs, T., Sharma, V. (2009) "Do analyst recommendations reflect shareholder rights?," Journal of Banking and Finance 33:2 pp. 193-202

Presentations

  • Seeking the limelight – not for all firms - Boston Area Finance Symposium, April 2017 - Boston
  • The impact of CEO connections for equity issuing firms - 5th Annual CIRANO-Sam M. Walton College of Business Workshop on Networks in Trade and Finance, September 2016 - Fayetteville, AS
  • The impact of CEO connections for equity issuing firms” - Eastern Finance Association, April 2016 - Baltimore
  • Have lemons become more sour? The decline in investor receptiveness to seasoned equity offers - Financial Management Associaion Annual Meeting, October 2015 - Orlando
  • The impact of CEO connections for equity issuing firms - Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, October 2015 - Orlando
  • CEO connections and the cost of raising equity - Midwest Finance Association, March 2015 - Chicago
  • Are Analyst Recommendations Influenced by Idiosyncratic Skewness? - Eastern finance Association Annual Meeting 2013, 2013 - Petersburg, FL
  • Are analyst recommendations influenced by idiosyncratic skewness? - Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, October 2013 - Chicago
  • Are analyst recommendations influenced by idiosyncratic skewness, 2012
  • Do better connected CEOs innovate issuers, 2012
  • - Do better connected CEOS innovate more?, 2012 - Atlanta, GA
  • Investor recognition and seasoned equity (Outstanding Corporate Finance Paper), 2012 - Boston, MA
  • - Northeastern University Finance Seminar Series, 2011
  • The investor recognition of seasoned equity issuers, 2011
  • The investors recognition and seasoned equity issuers, 2011 - Braga, Portugal
  • - Accelerated equity offers and firm quality, 2010
  • Accelerated equity offers and firm quality - European Financial Management Association Annual Meeting 2010, 2010 - Aarhus, Denmark
  • The Investment Value of the Frequency Analyst Recommendation Changes for the Ordinary Investor - Financial Management Association Annual Meeting 2010, 2010 - New York City, New York
  • Accelerated equity offers and firm quality, 2009
  • Do shareholder rights influence the direct costs of issuing seasoned equity? - Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting 2009, 2009 - Washington, D.C
  • - Financial Management Association Annual Meeting 2009, 2009 - Reno, NV
  • Do analyst recommendations reflect shareholder rights? - Midwestern Finance Association Annual Meeting, 2009 - Chicago, IL
  • - Northeastern University Finance Seminar Series, 2009
  • - Accelerated equity offers and firm quality, 2008 - Dallas, TX
  • Autore, D.M., Hutton, I., and Kovacs, T. - Accelerated equity offers and firm quality, 2008
  • - Intra-industry information transfers and the post-earnings announcement drift, 2008 - Prague. Czech Republic
  • Do analyst recommendations reflect shareholder rights?, 2007 - Orlando, FL
  • Intra-industry information transfers and the post-earnings announcement drift, 2006 - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Intra-industry information transfers and the post-earnings announcement drift, 2005 - Chicago, IL
  • Intra-industry information transfers and the post-earnings announcement drift, 2005 - San Antonio, Texas
  • Intra-industry information transfers and the post-earnings announcement drift, 2005 - Tallahassee, Florida
  • Intra-industry information transfers and the post-earnings announcement drift, 2005 - Blacksburg, Virginia
  • Intra-industry information transfers and the post-earnings announcement drift, 2005 - Boston, Massachusetts
  • Intra-industry information transfers and the post-earnings announcement drift, 2005 - Bowling Green, OH
  • Intra-industry information transfers and the post-earnings announcement drift, 2005 - Fullerton, California
  • Intra-industry information transfers and the post-earnings announcement drift, 2005 - Tampa, Florida