University of Kentucky College of Agriculture
Jack Schieffer


  Assistant Professor

Department of Agricultural Economics

University of Kentucky

405 C.E. Barnhart Bldg.

Lexington, KY 40546-0276

Telephone: 859-257-7246


CV (updated 02/2015)

  • Ph.D. (Agricultural Economics) Ohio State University, 2009
  • M.A. (Economics) Ohio State University, 2005
  • M.B.A. Southern Methodist University, 1996
  • J.D. University of Texas, 1992
  • B.B.A. (Marketing) University of Texas, 1989

The broad areas in which I conduct research include:

  • Environmental and natural resource economics
  • Law and economics
  • Experimental economics


Check my profile on RePEc (Research Papers in Economics) and on AgEcon Search to see my publications, conference papers, and working papers.

Teaching and Advising

At the undergraduate level, I teach and advise students in both the Agricultural Economics (AEC) department and the Natural Resources and Environmental Science program, an interdisciplinary major in the College of Agriculture. The two undergraduate courses that I teach are:

  • AEC 326: Principles of Environmental Law
  • AEC 445G: Introduction to Resource and Environmental Economics


At the graduate level, I teach and advise M.S. and Ph.D. students in Agricultural Economics who want to work on topics in environmental and resource economics. The course I teach is:

  • AEC 745: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics


In addition, I occasionally teach "one-off" lectures on various subjects: