Cortney Cowley is an economist in the Regional Affairs Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Her current research focuses on agricultural finance, commodity markets, farm management, and natural resource economics and policy. Cortney’s responsibilities also include writing for the Tenth District Survey of Agricultural Credit Conditions and the Federal Reserve System’s Agricultural Finance Databook.
Cortney joined the Bank in 2015 after completing her Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics at Oklahoma State University. She also holds a B.S. degree in Biosystems Engineering from Oklahoma State and a M.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Colorado State University.
Economic Review Articles
- Mapping Stress in Agricultural Lending
Third Quarter 2018
- The Dispersion of Farmland Values in the Tenth District
Fourth Quarter 2016
KC Fed Economic Bulletin
- The Outlook for Farmland Values amid Higher Interest Rates
with Nate Kauffman, April 10, 2019