Cortney Cowley

Cortney Cowley

Omaha Branch - Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
2201 Farnam Street
Omaha, Nebraska


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.

Recent Speeches

Agricultural Economic Update (10/17/2019)

Economic Review Articles

KC Fed Economic Bulletin