Jeremy Douthit

Assistant Professor of Accounting


Ph.D., Florida State University, 2014
MAcc, The Ohio State University
B.A., Troy Uivsersity

Areas of Expertise

  • Managerial Decision-making
  • Management Control Systems
  • Budgetary Reporting


ACCT 310, Cost and Managerial Accounting


“Can Agent Cheap Talk Mitigate Agency Problems in the Presence of a Noisy Performance Measure? An Experimental Test in a Single- and Multi-Period Setting.” (with Linwood Kearney and Doug Stevens), Journal of Management Accounting Research vol. 24, 2012.

“The Robustness of Honesty Effects on Budget Proposals when the Superior has Rejection Authority.” (with Doug Stevens), The Accounting Review vol. 90 (2), 2015.

Working Papers

“The Effect of Worker Skill as a Source of Productive Efficiency in an Incomplete Contract Environment”

“Performance Trade-offs in the Face of Change: The Effect of Changing Tasks and Compensation Contracts on Current and Future Performance” (with Todd Thornock)

"The Effect of Legitimacy of the Superior on Agency Costs: Theory and Evidence" (with Michael Majerczyk)

“The Effect of Endogenous Contract Selection on Budgetary Slack: An Experimental Examination of Trust, Distrust, and Trustworthiness” (with Steven Schwartz, Doug Stevens, and Rick Young)

“Why Don't People Lie? The Effect of Negative Affect Intensity on Dishonest Budgetary Reporting” (with Allen Blay and Bachman Fulmer III)

"The Effects of Charitable Contribution Matching on Effort under Formal and Informal Labor Contracts" (with Patrick Martin and Michelle McAllister)

Professional Associations

  • American Accounting Association
    • Accounting, Behavior and Organizations Section
    • Management Accounting Section
  • Canadian Academic Accounting Association
  • Economic Science Association
  • Institute for Management Accountants