Allison Nicoletti

Allison Nicoletti
  • Assistant Professor of Accounting

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    1318 Steinberg Hall - Dietrich Hall
    3620 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104-6365

Research Interests: accounting standards and regulation, financial institutions, financial reporting and disclosure, debt contracting

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Overview

 

Professor Nicoletti’s research examines financial reporting and disclosure decisions made by financial institutions as well as the economic consequences of accounting standards and regulation. She holds a PhD in accounting from The Ohio State University and a BA in accounting and economics from Illinois Wesleyan University. Prior to returning to academia, Professor Nicoletti was a senior audit associate in financial services at KPMG in Chicago, IL focusing on financial statement audits of bank and insurance companies and is a CPA licensed in Illinois.

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Past Courses

  • ACCT101 - ACCT & FINANCIAL REPORT

    This course is an introduction to the basic concepts and standards underlying financial accounting systems. Several important concepts will be studied in detail, including: revenue recognition, inventory, long-lived assets, present value, and long term liabilities. The course emphasizes the construction of the basic financial accounting statements - the income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement - as well as their interpretation.

  • ACCT1010 - Acct & Financial Report

    This course is an introduction to the basic concepts and standards underlying financial accounting systems. Several important concepts will be studied in detail, including: revenue recognition, inventory, long-lived assets, present value, and long term liabilities. The course emphasizes the construction of the basic financial accounting statements - the income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement - as well as their interpretation.

  • ACCT399 - INDEPENDENT STUDY

    Intensive reading and study with some research under the direction of a faculty member. Approval from one of the departmental advisers must be obtained before registration. Also a 3.4 average in major related subjects required.

  • ACCT9420 - Research in Acct IIi

    This is Part III of a theoretical and empirical literature survey sequence covering topics that include corporate disclosure, cost of capital, incentives, compensation, governance, financial intermediation, financial reporting, tax, agency theory, cost accounting, capital structure, international financial reporting, analysts, and market efficiency. Please contact the accounting doctoral coordinator for information on the specific upcoming modules/topics that will be taught.

Awards and Honors

  • Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship, 2014
  • AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2014
  • AAA Ohio Region Meeting Best Paper Award, 2014
  • The Ohio State University Graduate Fellowship, 2011

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