Bentley, Jeremy

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Contact Information

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  • Phone Number: 801-836-5220


  • PhD, Management (Accounting), Cornell 2015
    • Minors: Social Psychology, Applied Statistics
    • Dissertation: The Effect of Narrative Reporting on Operational Distortion and Surrogation
  • MAcc, Professional Stem, BYU, 2010
    • Utah Association of CPAs (UACPA) Student of the Year
  • BS, Accounting, BYU, 2010
    • Minor: Economics, Information Technology
    • Magna Cum Laude

Research Interests

  • Managerial and Financial Accounting
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Experimental Economics

Selected Projects

Working Papers

  • The Effect of Narrative Reporting on Operational Distortion and Surrogation
  • Drinking Your Own Kool-Aid: The Role of Beliefs, Belief-Revision, and Meetings in Persuasion (with Rob Bloomfield)
  • Who Makes the Non-GAAP Kool-Aid: How Do Managers and Analysts Influence Non-GAAP Reporting Policy (with Ted Christensen, Kurt Gee, and Ben Whipple)

Works in Progress

  • Shaking Things Up: The Effect of Compensation Scheme Change on Employee Effort (with James Cannon and Todd Thornock)
  • Morality and Operational and Reporting Distortion (with Rob Bloomfield and Tamara Lambert)


  • Financial Accounting, Instructor, Brigham Young University, Fall 2012
  • Principals of Accounting 2, Instructor, Brigham Young University, Fall 2009
  • TA for Managerial Accounting (3 times), Financial Accounting (1 time), and Corporate Governance (2 times) at Cornell University


  • Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship in Accounting, 2014-2015
  • Iowa State Bootstrap Grant, 2013
  • PwC INQuires Research Grant, 2010
  • National Merit Scholar, Brigham Young University, 2005-2009

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