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Jennifer Fowler, Ph.D.

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Jennifer Fowler is an associate professor of economics and music business at Belmont University. A native Tennessean, Jennifer earned her Ph.D. in 2005 in the field of economics from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.  Professor Fowler's teaching and research interest include entertainment industry economics, consumer expenditures, and macroeconomic theory.  She has published in the MEIEA Journal, the Journal of Economics and Economic Education, and the Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal.  Dr. Fowler recently completed economic impact studies of the Nashville Zoo and the music production and design industry in the State of Tennessee.  She is currently involved in research with respect to entertainment mergers, intermediation in the music industry, and artist/label optimization behavior.  She serves as an economic consultant to the advocacy committee of the Nashville Chapter of the Recording Academy and is a member of the American Economic Association and the Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association.