Allison Nicoletti

Allison Nicoletti
  • Assistant Professor of Accounting

Contact Information

  • office Address:

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

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

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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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Research

  • Anne Beatty, Allison Nicoletti, Xiaoli Tian (Working), Differential Informativeness of the Cash Flow Statement for the Banking Industry: Evidence from Debt and Equity Markets.

  • Hailey Ballew, Michael Iselin, Allison Nicoletti (Work In Progress), Regulatory Thresholds and Mergers and Acquisitions in the Banking Industry.

  • Allison Nicoletti (Working), The Effects of Auditors and Bank Regulators on Loan Loss Provisions.

  • Michael Iselin and Allison Nicoletti (Under Review), The Effects of SFAS 157 Disclosures on Investment Decisions.

Teaching

Current Courses

  • ACCT101 - Accounting And Financial Reporting

    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.

    ACCT101004 ( Syllabus )

    ACCT101005 ( Syllabus )

    ACCT101006 ( Syllabus )

Past Courses

  • ACCT101 - Accounting and Financial Reporting

    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.

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
  • Research Honors in Economics, Illinois Wesleyan University, 2008

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Activity

Latest Research

Anne Beatty, Allison Nicoletti, Xiaoli Tian (Working), Differential Informativeness of the Cash Flow Statement for the Banking Industry: Evidence from Debt and Equity Markets.
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In the News

Why Dodd-Frank Increased Banking Industry Consolidation

Wharton research looks at how new regulatory asset thresholds introduced with the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 led to an increase in acquisitions by large banks.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2017/09/5
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Awards and Honors

Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship 2014
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