Timothy Kelsey Ph.D.
- Ph.D., Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University, 1989
I conduct applied research on a variety of economic development issues in Pennsylvania, including taxation and tax reform, fiscal impacts of land use change, economic impact of Marcellus Shale development, and local government.
A broad focus on Marcellus Shale, including the economic and community impacts of natural gas development; the fiscal impacts of land use change; local tax reform; and a variety of community process skills, such as facilitation, strategic planning, and leadership.
- CED 404: Community, Environment & Development Research Methods (aka Survey Research Methods) (fall semesters)
- CED 475: CED Integrated Capstone Experience (fall, spring semesters)
- Ag Ec 430: Principles of Community Economic Development (spring semesters)
"Faculty Outreach Award." Penn State University. 2013.
“Distinguished State Service Award.” National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals. 2012.
“Gamma Sigma Delta National Ag Honor Society Extension Faculty Award.” 2011.
Recent Selected Publications
Adams, Riley, and Timothy W. Kelsey. “Pennsylvania Dairy Farms and Marcellus Shale, 2007 – 2010.” Penn State Cooperative Extension. Marcellus Education Fact Sheet. 2012.
Kelsey, Timothy W. , William Hartman, Kai A. Schafft, Yetkin Borlu, and Charles Costanzo. “Marcellus Shale Gas Development and Pennsylvania School Districts: What Are the Implications for School Expenditures and Tax Revenues?” Penn State Cooperative Extension. Marcellus Education Fact Sheet. 2012.
Kelsey, Timothy W., Riley Adams, and Scott Milchak. “Real Property Tax Base, Market Values, adn Marcellus Shale: 2007 to 2009. Center for Economic and Community Development White Paper Series. University Park, PA: Penn State University. 2012.
Costanzo, Charles, and Timothy W. Kelsey. “Marcellus Shale and Local Collection of State Taxes: What the 2011 Pennsylvania Tax Data Say” Center for Economic and Community Development White Paper Series. University Park, PA: Penn State University, 2012. 12 pages.
Kelsey, Timothy W., Alex Metcalf, and Rodrigo Salcedo. “Marcellus Shale: Land Ownership, Local Voice, and the Distribution of Lease and Royalty Dollars.” Center for Economic and Community Development White Paper Series. University Park, PA: Penn State University, 2012. 15 pages.
Brasier, Kathryn J., Matthew R. Filteau, Diane McLaughlin, Jeffrey Jacquet, Richard C. Stedman, Timothy W. Kelsey, and Stephan Goetz. “Residents’ Perceptions of Community and Environmental Impacts from Development of Natural Gas in the Marcellus Shale: A Comparison of Pennsylvania and New York Case Studies.” Journal of Rural Social Sciences. Vol 26:1. 2011.
Kelsey, Timothy W., Martin Shields, James R. Ladlee, and Melissa Ward. “Economic Impacts of Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania: Employment and Income in 2009.” Marcellus Shale Education and Training Center. August, 2011. 62 pages.
Brundage, Tracy L., Jeffrey Jacquet, Timothy W. Kelsey, James R. Ladlee, Janice Lobdell, Jeffrey F. Lorson, Larry L. Michael, and Thomas Murphy. “Pennsylvania Statewide Marcellus Shale Workforce Needs Assessment.” Marcellus Shale Education and Training Center. Summer, 2011. 60 pages.