University of Kentucky College of Agriculture



Jerry R. Skees

H.B. Price Professor of Policy and Risk


Department of Agricultural Economics

310 C.E. Barnhart Building

Lexington, KY 40546

Phone (859) 257-7262

Fax (815) 642-0644


Educational Background

B.G.S., Political Science, University of Kentucky

M.S., Agricultural Economics, University of Kentucky

Ph.D., Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University


Curriculum Vitae


Research Interests

Agricultural Insurance

Development Economics

U.S. Agricultural Policy

Public Policy and Natural Disaster Risk