Dr. Keri L Jacobs

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Assistant Professor, Economics
Cooperatives Extension Specialist
Iowa Institute for Cooperatives Endowed Economics Professor
Dr. Keri Jacobs

I am an assistant professor and cooperatives extension economist in the Department of Economics at Iowa State University and hold the Iowa Institute for Cooperatives Economics Professorship.  I received a B.A. in economics and business administration from Coe College in 1996 and a Ph.D. in economics in 2010 from North Carolina State University.  I joined the department in 2010 and, since August 2012, have held a teaching, research, and extension position related to cooperatives.  My research efforts are in the areas of farm level production decisions, conservation and land use policies, and financial and equity conditions of agricultural cooperatives.   In my extension capacity I provide training and education to cooperative boards and management and develop content based on applied research.

Area of Expertise: 
Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics
Extension
Microeconomics
Education: 
Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 2010
B.A., Coe College, 1996
Contact
515-294-6780
469 Heady Hall, 518 Farm House Lane,
Ames,
IA
50011-1054