ARER Fellows


John Halstead

University of New HampshireHarry M. Kaiser

John M. Halstead is professor of environmental and resource economics at the University of New Hampshire. John’s principal areas of interest and research are environmental economics and rural economic development, particularly non-market valuation, invasive and endangered species, waste management, and infrastructure’s effects on economic development. Currently he is pursuing research efforts that focus on sustainable economic development, the valuation of ecosystem services, and social capital.

John is the author of three books, 35 refereed journal articles, ten book chapters, and over two hundred other miscellaneous publications and papers in the areas of economic development and environmental economics. He earned his doctorate from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in agricultural and applied economics; a master's degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in resource economics; and his bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Notre Dame.  He is a past president and Distinguished Member of the Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association. 


ARER Articles


An Hedonic Analysis of The Effects of Lake Water Clarity on New Hampshire Lakefront Properties.

Gibbs, J.P., J.M. Halstead, K.P. Boyle, and J-C. Huang


Economic insights into the siting problem:  An application of the expected utility model

Halstead, John M.; Whitcomb, Joanna L.; Hamilton, Lawrence C.


The Role of Economic Analysis in Local Government Decisions: The Case of Solid Waste Management.

Halstead, John M. and William M. Park.


Protest Bidders in Contingent Valuation.

Halstead, J.M., A.E. Luloff, and T.H. Stevens.


Measuring the Non-Market Value of Massachusetts Agricultural Land: A Case Study.

Halstead, J.M.