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 825: Mathematical Economics
  • ECON 909: Environmental Valuation
  • ECON 927: Econometrics II

Selected Publications

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

Beaudin, L., & Huang, J. -C. (2014). Weather conditions and outdoor recreation: A study of New England ski areas. Ecological Economics, 106, 56-68. doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2014.07.011

Wright, C., Halstead, J., & Huang, J. (2014). Household Preferences for Alternative Trash and Recycling Services in Small Towns: Is Single Stream the Future of Rural Recycling?. In T. Kinnaman, & K. Takeuchi (Eds.), Handbook on Waste Management. Edwar Elgar.

England, R. W., Zhao, M. Q., & Huang, J. -C. (2013). Impacts of property taxation on residential real estate development. Journal of Housing Economics, 22(1), 45-53. doi:10.1016/j.jhe.2012.11.002

Whitehead, J., Haab, T., & Huang, J. -C. (2012). Preference Data for Environmental Valuation Combining Revealed and Stated Approaches. Routledge.

Huang, J. -C., Halstead, J. M., & Saunders, S. B. (2011). Managing Municipal Solid Waste with Unit-Based Pricing: Policy Effects and Responsiveness to Pricing. Land Economics, 87(4), 645-660. doi:10.3368/le.87.4.645

Huang, J., Parsons, G., Poor, J., & Zhao, M. Q. (2011). Combined Conjoint-Travel Cost Demand Model for Measuring the Impact of Erosion and Erosion Control Programs on Beach Recreation. In J. Whitehead, T. Haab, & J. -C. Huang (Eds.), Preference Data for Environmental Valuation: Combining Revealed and Stated Approaches. Routledge.

Huang, J. (2011). Combining Dichotomous Choice Willingness-to-Pay Response and Recreation Demand Data. In J. Whitehead, T. Haab, & J. -C. Huang (Eds.), Preference Data for Environmental Valuation: Combining Revealed and Stated Approaches. Routledge.

Most Cited Publications