Elena Precourt is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Bryant University. She jointed Bryant in 2014 after earning her PhD from the University of Rhode Island. At Bryant, Professor Precourt teaches advanced financial accounting courses and collaborates with faculty in and outside of the accounting department on developing progressive teaching techniques as well as enhancing the existing ones. Professor Precourt holds professional certifications such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).
Ph D, University of Rhode Island
MBA, University of Maine
BA, University of Maine
Oppenheimer, H. R.,Precourt, E., Acquisitions of Bankrupt and Distressed Firms, International Journal of Bonds and Derivatives, 2016.
Oppenheimer, H. R.,Precourt, E., What do Institutional Investors Know and Act on before Almost Everyone Else: Evidence from Corporate Bankruptcies, Journal of Accounting and Finance, 2015.
Asare, K.,Folami, L.,Precourt, E., Do analysts incorporate formal measures of earnings quality into their earnings forecasts?, .
Precourt, E., The Effect of the JOBS Act on Analyst Coverage of Emerging Growth Companies, Emerald Group Publishing.
Precourt, E.,Cullinan, C.,Zheng, X., Portfolio Liquidity and Share Turnover of Closed-end Mutual Funds, Journal of Accounting and Finance.
Precourt, E.,Gainor, M., Factors Affecting Classroom Participation and How Participation Leads to a Better Learning, Accounting Education: An International Journal.
Precourt, E.,Kwon, S., The Decline of Value Relevance of Earnings of Acquirers with Private Targets Following M&A, .
Precourt, E.,Oppenheimer, H., Do Institutional Investors Trade Consistently with Sell-Side Analyst Recommendations? Evidence from Corporate Bankruptcies., Quarterly Journal of Finance and Accounting, 2019.
Gainor, M.,Precourt, E., Taking Subjectivity out of Grading College Classroom Participation, Journal of the Academy of Business Education, 2017.
Merit Award, 2018
Research Award, 2016
Summer Research Stipend, 2016
Summer Research Stipend, 2015
Enhancement of Graduate Research Award , 2012
Financial Accounting, Advanced Accounting, and Accounting Principles
Analyst Recommendations and Earnings Forecasts, Mergers and Acquisitions, Capital Structure, Initial Public Offering, Bankruptcy and Financial Distress, Institutional Trading.
Rhode Island Association of Accounting Professors
American Accounting Association
The Institute of Internal Auditors