ju-chin Huang

Ju-Chin Huang

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

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.

Courses Taught

  • ECON 402: Principles of Economics Micro
  • ECON 909: Environmental Valuation
  • ECON 926: Econometrics I


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

Research Interests

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Environmental Valuation

Selected Publications

  • Atallah, S. S., Huang, J., Leahy, J., & Bennett, K. P. (2023). Family forest landowner preferences for managing invasive species: Control methods, ecosystem services, and neighborhood effects. Journal of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, 2(2), 318-333. doi:10.1002/jaa2.60

  • Ghasemi, R., Li, Y., Lu, Z., Huang, J. -C., & Mo, W. (2022). Spatial household preferences of decentralized solar photovoltaic and thermal systems. RESOURCES CONSERVATION AND RECYCLING, 185. doi:10.1016/j.resconrec.2022.106487

  • Lemos, S., Halstead, J. M., & Huang, J. -C. (2022). The effects of information about price anchoring: Evidence from a choice experiment. AGRICULTURAL AND RESOURCE ECONOMICS REVIEW, 51(2), 240-265. doi:10.1017/age.2022.10

  • McGinnis, I., Atallah, S. S., & Huang, J. -C. (2021). Households’ preferences for hydrological services in Veracruz, Mexico: The importance of outcomes vs. program design. Journal of Environmental Management, 300, 113763. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.113763

  • Shaw, D., Huang, J. -C., Lin, C. -Y., Hsu, T. -Y., & Tsai, M. (2021). ESTIMATING DEMAND FOR GOOD CLIMATE AND AIR QUALITY IN TAIWAN. CLIMATE CHANGE ECONOMICS, 12(1). doi:10.1142/S2010007821500032

  • 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 Anal, 18(6), 689-699. doi:10.1023/b:rian.0000005916.78181.95

  • 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