John Halstead

Program Coordinator for Environmental and Resource Economics
Phone: (603) 862-3914
Office: Natural Resources & the Environment, James Hall Rm 138, Durham, NH 03824


  • Ph.D., Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • M.S., Resource Economics, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
  • B.A., Economics, University of Notre Dame

Courses Taught

  • EREC 411: Envrnmntl&Res Econ Perspectves
  • EREC 627: Community Economics
  • EREC/RECO 756/856: Rural & Regional Econ Develop
  • RAM 896: Investigations
  • RAM 911: Natural & Environ Resource Mgt
  • RAM/RECO 911: Natural & Environ Resource Mgt

Selected Publications

Werner, S., Lemos, S. R., McLeod, A., Halstead, J. M., Gabe, T., Huang, J. -C., . . . McConnon, J. (2019). Prospects for New England Agriculture: Farm to Fork. Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 48(3), 473-504. doi:10.1017/age.2019.33

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

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

Rogers, S. H., Halstead, J. M., & Seager, T. P. (2013). Characterization of Public and Stakeholder Objectives in Environmental Management: New Hampshire’s Lamprey River. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 139(2), 217-222. doi:10.1061/(asce)wr.1943-5452.0000246

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

Rogers, S. H., Halstead, J. M., Gardner, K. H., & Carlson, C. H. (2011). Examining Walkability and Social Capital as Indicators of Quality of Life at the Municipal and Neighborhood Scales. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 6(2), 201-213. doi:10.1007/s11482-010-9132-4

Mohr, R., Deller, S. C., & Halstead, J. M. (2010). Alternative Methods of Service Delivery in Small and Rural Municipalities. Public Administration Review, 70(6), 894-905. doi:10.1111/j.1540-6210.2010.02221.x

Halstead, J. M., Michaud, J., Hallas-Burt, S., & Gibbs, J. P. (2003). Hedonic Analysis of Effects of a Nonnative Invader ( Myriophyllum heterophyllum ) on New Hampshire (USA) Lakefront Properties. Environmental Management, 32(3), 391-398. doi:10.1007/s00267-003-3023-5

Yost, P. A., & Halstead, J. M. (1996). A Methodology for Quantifying the Volume of Construction Waste. Waste Management & Research: The Journal for a Sustainable Circular Economy, 14(5), 453-461. doi:10.1177/0734242x9601400504

Halstead, J. M., Lindsay, B. E., & Brown, C. M. (1991). Use of the tobit model in contingent valuation: Experimental evidence from the Pemigewasset Wilderness Area. Journal of Environmental Management, 33(1), 79-89. doi:10.1016/s0301-4797(05)80049-0

Most Cited Publications