Kelly Cullen

Kelly Giraud

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

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.

Courses Taught

  • CEP 508: Applied Community Development
  • CEP 672: Fundamentals of Real Estate
  • EREC 411: Envrnmntl&Res Econ Perspectves
  • EREC 572: Intro to Natural Resource Econ
  • EREC 606: Land Economics Perspectives
  • EREC 795W: Investigations
  • EREC/RECO 708/808: Environmental Economics
  • NR 600: Work Experience
  • NR 724: Resolving Environmtl Conflicts
  • NR 824: Resolv Environmental Conflicts


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

Selected Publications

  • Gudding, P., Kipperberg, G., Bond, C., Cullen, K., & Steltzer, E. (2018). When a Good Is a Bad (or a Bad Is a Good)-Analysis of Data from an Ambiguous Nonmarket Valuation Setting. SUSTAINABILITY, 10(1). doi:10.3390/su10010208

  • 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

  • Hamdan, O., Bond, C. A., & Giraud, K. (2009). "Consumer Willingness to Pay for Locally Made Specialty Food in New Hampshire: Effects of Promotional and Local Branding Programs.". In JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL AND RESOURCE ECONOMICS Vol. 34 (pp. 548). Retrieved from

  • 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.

  • 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. L., Loomis, J. B., & Cooper, J. C. (2001). A comparison of willingness to pay estimation techniques from referendum questions - Application to endangered fish. ENVIRONMENTAL & RESOURCE ECONOMICS, 20(4), 331-346. doi:10.1023/A:1013025120987

  • Giraud, K. L., Loomis, J. B., & Cooper, J. C. (2001). A Comparison of Willingness to Pay Estimation Techniques From Referendum Questions. 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