Kelly Giraud

Phone: (603) 862-4811
Office: Natural Resources & the Environment, James Hall Rm 262, Durham, NH 03824
Kelly Cullen

I am trained in Non-market Economics, Benefit-Cost Analysis, and Economic Impact Analysis. Areas of interest include Public Lands and Recreation, Fish and Wildlife (especially endangered species), Real Estate, and the Local Food movement.


  • Ph.D., Agricultural and Resource Economics, Colorado State University
  • M.S., Agricultural and Resource Economics, West Virginia University
  • B.A., Economics, Ithaca College

Courses Taught

  • CEP 672: Fundamentals of Real Estate
  • EREC 535: Being a Locavore
  • EREC 572: Intro to Natural Resource Econ
  • EREC 600: Field Experience
  • EREC 606: Land Economics Perspectives
  • EREC 795W: Investigations
  • EREC/RECO 708/808: Environmental Economics
  • RAM 896: Investigations

Selected Publications

Nepal, N., Steltzer, E., Bohara, A. K., & Cullen, K. (2018). Public values on offshore wind farm. Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, 20(1), 225-240. doi:10.1007/s10018-017-0191-8

Bond, C. A., Cullen, K. G., & Larson, D. M. (2009). Joint estimation of discount rates and willingness to pay for public goods. Ecological Economics, 68(11), 2751-2759. doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2009.06.006

Johnston, R., & Giraud, K. L. (2008). Public Input in Rural Land Preservation: Modeling Preference Asymmetries In Stated Preference Data. In P. Schaffer (Ed.), Commodity Modeling and Pricing Methods for Analyzing Resource Market Behavior. John Wiley & Sons.

Giraud, K. L., French, C., & Ward, S. (2008). Building Wealth through Ownership: Resident-Owned Manufactured Housing Communities in New Hampshire. Journal of Extension.

Ward, S., French, C., & Giraud, K. L. (2006). The Effect of Cooperative Ownership on Appreciation of Manufactured Housing. Cooperative Housing Journal, (2005/2006).

Poe, G. L., Giraud, K. L., & Loomis, J. B. (2005). Computational Methods for Measuring the Difference of Empirical Distributions. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 87(2), 353-365. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8276.2005.00727.x

Giraud, K., Turcin, B., Loomis, J., & Cooper, J. (2002). Economic benefit of the protection program for the Steller sea lion. Marine Policy, 26(6), 451-458. doi:10.1016/s0308-597x(02)00025-8

Giraud, K., Loomis, J., & Cooper, J. (2001). A Comparison of Willingness to Pay Estimation Techniques From Referendum Questions. Environmental and Resource Economics, 20(4), 331-346.

Giraud, K. L., Loomis, J. B., & Cooper, J. C. (2001). Unknown Title. Environmental and Resource Economics, 20(4), 331-346. doi:10.1023/a:1013025120987

Giraud, K. L., Loomis, J. B., & Johnson, R. L. (1999). Internal and external scope in willingness-to-pay estimates for threatened and endangered wildlife. Journal of Environmental Management, 56(3), 221-229. doi:10.1006/jema.1999.0277

Most Cited Publications