Professor Kovacs’ research interests include information assimilation in financial markets, market efficiency, 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 research appeared in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, European Financial Management, and Journal of Empirical Finance.
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.