Jill Stowe, Ph.D

Associate Professor

Phone (859) 257-2226
Fax (859) 323-8484

N212 Ag Science Bldg North
University of Kentucky Lexington KY 40546

Professional Profile

Research Areas of Interest
Economics of the Equine Industry, Behavioral Economics, Game Theory, Industrial Organization, Sports Economics, Neuroeconomics


Biographical Information
Dr. Jill Stowe is an associate professor in the University of Kentucky's Department of Agricultural Economics and also serves as the Director of the UK Ag Equine Programs. Her areas of specialization include economics of the equine industry, decision making under risk and uncertainty, other-regarding preferences, incentives, and neuroeconomics. Her research has been published in the Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Economic Inquiry, Neuron, and Nature Neuroscience. Dr. Stowe received a Ph.D. in Economics from Texas A&M University (2002) and was previously on the faculty at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business (2002-2008).


AEC 503 -- Price Theory and Applications
AEC 302 -- Agricultural Farm Management (equine emphasis)
AEC 320 -- Agricultural Product Marketing and Sales (equine emphasis)


Selected Publications:

Plant, Emily and C. Jill Stowe. (2013) "The Price of Disclosure in the Thoroughbred Yearling Market." Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 45:2, 1-15.

Stowe, C. Jill. (2013). "Breeding to Sell: A Hedonic Price Analysis of Leading Thoroughbred Stud Fees." Applied Economics 45:7, 877-885.

Poerwanto, Devie and C. Jill Stowe. (2010) "The Relationship Between Sire Representation and Average Yearling Price in the Thoroughbred Industry." Journal of Agribusiness, 28(1), 61-74.

Stowe, C. Jill and Billy Ajello. (2010) "A Hedonic Price Analysis of Differentiated Products of Unknown Quality: Freshman Sire Stud Fees in the Thoroughbred Breeding Industry." Journal of Agribusiness, 28(1), 19-30.

Stowe, C. Jill and Scott Gilpatric. (2010) "Cheating and Enforcement in Asymmetric Tournaments." Southern Economic Journal 77(1), 1-14.

Neilson, William and Jill Stowe. (2010) "Piece-Rate Contracts for Other-Regarding Workers." Economic Inquiry 48(3), 575-586.

Stowe, C. Jill, Janie M. Chermak, and Kate Krause. (2010). "Preferences for Privacy and Security: An Experimental Investigation." Economics of Peace and Security Journal 5(1), 26-33.

Stowe, C. Jill. (2009). "Incorporating Morale into a Classical Agency Model: Incentives, Effort, and Organization." Economics of Governance 10, 147-164.

Tankersley, Dharol, C. Jill Stowe, and Scott A. Huettel. (2007) "Altruism is Associated with an Increased Neural Response to the Perception of Agency." Nature Neuroscience 10, 150-151.

Huettel, Scott A., C. Jill Stowe, Evan M. Gordon, Brent T. Warner, and Michael L. Platt (2006). "Neural Signatures of Economic Preferences for Risk and Ambiguity." Neuron 49, 765-775.

Neilson, William and Jill Stowe (2002). "A Further Examination of Cumulative Prospect Theory Parameterizations." Journal of Risk and Uncertainty 24(1), 31-46.


Education: B.S. summa cum laude, Mathematics, Texas Tech University, 1997
Ph.D., Economics, Texas A&M University, May 2002

Areas of Interest

economics, equine clubs and teams, equine education, equine research, equine science and management degree, graduate education, undergraduate education