Dr. Jennifer Wilgus Fowler
Dr. Jennifer Wilgus Fowler
Associate Professor of Economics and Music Business
Email: Dr. Jennifer Fowler
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
- Ph.D. - Middle Tennessee State University, Economics
- M.A. - Middle Tennessee State University, Economics / Finance
- B.B.A. - Middle Tennessee State University, Business Administration
- Assistant Professor of Economics and Music Business, Belmont University
- Assistant Professor of Economics with Entertainment Industry Focus, Belmont University
- Assistant Professor of Economics, Marian University
- Assistant Director, Heart of Tennessee Chapter of American Red Cross
- Financial Analyst, Northern Telecom, Inc.
- Fowler, J., Fowler, S., & Hicks, R. (2013). A Historical Investigation of Patterns in Sophomore Album Release. Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association (MEIEA) Journal, 13 (1), 61-74.
- Fowler, S. J. & Fowler, J. J. (2012). The Case for Intensive Skill-Biased Technological Change. Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research (JEEER), 13 (2), 67-96.
- Fowler J. & Fowler, S. (2011). A Quantitative Analysis of Entertainment Consumption: 1984-2009. MEIEA Journal, Vol. 11, No. 1.
- Fowler J. & Wacholtz, L. (2011). The Whoop Curve: Predicting Entrepreneurial and Financial Opportunities in the Performing Arts. Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal, Vol. 17, No. 1.
SELECTED HONORS & AWARDS
- Academy of Economics & Economic Education Distinguished Research Award for The Case for Skill-Biased Technological Change (2011)
- Academy of Entrepreneurship Distinguished Research Award for The Whoop Curve: Predicting Entrepreneurial and Financial Opportunities in the Performing Arts (2010)
- Jack C. Massey College of Business Service Award, Belmont University (2010)
- Nomination for the Chaney Distinguished Professor Award, Belmont University (2010)
- Excellence in Academic Advising Award, Mike Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business, Belmont University (2008)
Dr. Fowler joined the faculty in August of 2006. She earned both her M.A. in Finance and Economics and her Ph.D. in Economics at Middle Tennessee State University. Most recently, she was Assistant Professor of Economics at Marian University in Indiana. She now teaches principles of macroeconomics, history of economic thought and a variety of applied microeconomics courses for the School of Business Administration, entertainment industry economics for the Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business, and entertainment economics for The Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business.
Her research areas of interest include: household consumption, entertainment economics, and macroeconomic theory. She is currently working on a revenue forecast model for the Harry Fox Agency in New York and has worked on economic studies that include: the State of Tennessee's Business Retention & Expansion Program, the Nashville Chamber of Commerce Workforce Survey, the 1997 U.S. Figure Skating Championships Music City USA, the Cumberland County Playhouse Economic Impact Study, the Economic Impact of the Arts in Tennessee, and various Needs Assessments for individual counties in Tennessee.