Ju-Chin Huang

Phone: (603) 862-3279
Office: Economics, Paul College Rm 328, Durham, NH 03824
ju-chin Huang

Ju-Chin Huang is a professor in the Department of Economics at Paul College. Her research focuses on methodologies and applications of non-market valuation. She has worked on a wide variety of topics including economic valuation of water quality, air quality, highway noise, recreation sites, solid waste management, hydrographic surveys, and food risk perceptions. Motivated by environmental valuation, she has also developed econometric techniques in the area of nonparametric estimation and ridge regression to improve welfare estimation in evaluating public policies.


  • Ph.D., Economics & Statistics, North Carolina State University
  • M.S., Economics, North Carolina State University
  • B.S., Agricultural Economics, National Taiwan University

Courses Taught

  • ECON 402: Principles of Economics Micro
  • ECON 605: Inter Microeconomic Analysis
  • ECON 606: Inter. Microeconomics w/Calc
  • ECON 825: Mathematical Economics
  • ECON 909: Environmental Valuation
  • ECON 927: Econometrics II

Selected Publications

Wright, C., Halstead, J. M., & Huang, J. -C. (2019). Estimating Treatment Effects of Unit-Based Pricing of Household Solid Waste Disposal. Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 48(1), 21-43. doi:10.1017/age.2018.2

Mo, W., Lu, Z., Dilkina, B., Gardner, K., Huang, J. -C., & Foreman, M. C. (2018). Sustainable and Resilient Design of Interdependent Water and Energy Systems: A Conceptual Modeling Framework for Tackling Complexities at the Infrastructure-Human-Resource Nexus. Sustainability, 10(6), 1-10.

Pyburn, M., Puzacke, K., Halstead, J. M., & Huang, J. -C. (2016). Sustaining and enhancing local and organic agriculture: assessing consumer issues in New Hampshire. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, 40(1), 69-95. doi:10.1080/21683565.2015.1101731

Huang, J. -C., Shaw, D., Chien, Y. -L., & Zhao, M. Q. (2016). Valuing Public Goods through Demand for Related Commodities. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 98(1), 231-253.

Huang, J. -C., & Zhao, M. Q. (2015). Model selection and misspecification in discrete choice welfare analysis. Applied Economics, 47(39), 4153-4167. doi:10.1080/00036846.2015.1026581

Gibbs, J. P., Halstead, J. M., Boyle, K. J., & Huang, J. -C. (2002). An Hedonic Analysis of the Effects of Lake Water Clarity on New Hampshire Lakefront Properties. Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 31(1), 39-46. doi:10.1017/s1068280500003464

Liu, S., Huang, J. -C., & Brown, G. L. (1998). Information and Risk Perception: A Dynamic Adjustment Process. Risk Analysis, 18(6), 689-699. doi:10.1111/j.1539-6924.1998.tb01113.x

Huang, J. -C., Haab, T. C., & Whitehead, J. C. (1997). Willingness to Pay for Quality Improvements: Should Revealed and Stated Preference Data Be Combined?. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 34(3), 240-255. doi:10.1006/jeem.1997.1013

Smith, V. K., & Huang, J. -C. (1995). Can Markets Value Air Quality? A Meta-Analysis of Hedonic Property Value Models. Journal of Political Economy, 103(1), 209-227. doi:10.1086/261981

Smith, V. K., & Huang, J. C. (1993). Hedonic models and air pollution: Twenty-five years and counting. Environmental and Resource Economics, 3(4), 381-394. doi:10.1007/bf00418818

Most Cited Publications