Ahmet Kurt

  • Assistant Professor, Accounting
  • PhD University of Pittsburgh
  • MBA University of Alabama
  • BS Bilkent University

Teaching Interests

Advanced Financial Accounting, International Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis, Cost Management

Research Interests

Financial Reporting Quality, Corporate Governance, Auditing

Professional Links

Professional Memberships

  • Financial Management Associoation 2019 - Present
  • American Accounting Association 2019 - Present
  • Publications

    Journal Articles


  • Kurt, D., Pauwels, K., Kurt, A., Srinivasan, S. (2021). The Asymmetric Effect of Warranty Payments on Firm Value: The Moderating Role of Advertising, R&D, and Industry Concentration. International Journal of Research in Marketing, (38) 4 817-837.
  • Kurt, D., Kurt, A. (2021). Religion and Informational Influence: Evidence from Individual Tax Behavior in the U.S.. The Journal of Consumer Affairs, (55) 3 821-846.
  • Chen, B., Kurt, A., Wang, I. G. (2020). Accounting Comparability and the Value Relevance of Book Value and Earnings. Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, (31) 4 82-98.
  • Kurt, A., Feng, N. C. (2019). Firm Performance Implications of Using Qualitative Criteria in CEO Bonus Contracts. Advances in Management Accounting.
  • Kurt, A. (2018). Managing EPS and Signaling Undervaluation as a Motivation for Repurchases: The Case of Accelerated Share Repurchases. Review of Accounting and Finance.
  • Kurt, A. (2018). How Do Financial Constraints Relate to Financial Reporting Quality? Evidence from Seasoned Equity Offerings. European Accounting Review.
  • Eroglu, C., Kurt, A., Elwakil, O. S. (2016). Stock Market Reaction to Quality, Safety, and Sustainability Awards in Logistics. Journal of Business Logistics.
  • Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U., Kurt, A. (2016). Do Accountants Make Better Chief Financial Officers?. Journal of Accounting and Economics.
  • Presentations

  • Becker, M., Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U., Kurt, A. (2021). “Financial Constraints, Auditing, and External Financing” Presented at theAAA 2021 FARS Midyear Meeting Virtual
  • Becker, M., Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U., Kurt, A. (2020). “Financial Constraints, Auditing, and External Financing” Presented at theAAA 2020 Annual Meeting Virtual
  • Becker, M., Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U., Kurt, A. (2020). “Financial Constraints, Auditing, and External Financing ” Presented at theAAA 2020 Auditing Section Midyear Meeting Houston, TX
  • Becker, M., Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U., Kurt, A. (2019). “Financial Constraints, Auditing, and External Financing ” Presented at theFMA 2019 Annual Meeting New Orleans, LA
  • Chen, B., Wang, I., Kurt, A. (2019). “Accounting Comparability and the Value Relevance of Book Value and Earnings” Presented at theAAA 2019 Annual Meeting San Francsisco, CA
  • Becker, M., Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U., Kurt, A. (2019). “Financial Constraints, Auditing, and External Financing ” Presented at theEFA 2019 Annual Meeting Miami, FL
  • Becker, M., Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U., Kurt, A. (2019). “Financial Constraints, Auditing, and External Financing ” Presented at the6th Winter Conference of the Multinational Finance Society San Juan, PR
  • Hoitash, R., Hoitash, U., Kurt, A., Verdi, R. (2019). “An Input-Based Measure of Financial Statement Comparability” Presented at theAAA 2019 FARS Section Midyear Meeeting Seattle, WA
  • Service

    Department Service


  • Department Coordinator for Data Analytics 2021 - Present
  • CPA Exam Advisor 2020 - Present
  • MSA+A Champion for "Advanced Data Analytics for Accountants" 2020 - 2021
  • Mentor (Faculty) for The PwC Challange Case Competition 2019 - 2021
  • Professional Service


  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Accounting Horizons 2020 - Present
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Corporate Governance: An International Review 2020 - Present
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for European Accounting Review 2020 - Present
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Journal of Financial Research 2020 - Present
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Journal of International Accounting, Auditing, and Taxation 2020 - Present
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Advances in Management Accounting 2019 - Present
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory 2019 - Present
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for The European Journal of Finance 2019 - Present