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Subhrendu K. Pattanayak, Oak Foundation Distinguished Professor of Environmental and Energy Policy and Professor of Economics and Director of Graduate Studies for the Sanford School of Public Policy and Director of Graduate Studies for the University Program in Environmental Policy and Professor of Environmental Science and Policy and Research Professor of Global Health and Faculty  

Office Location: 124 Rubenstein Hall, Box 90312, Durham, NC 27708-0312
Office Phone: (919) 613-9306
Duke Box: 90312
Email Address: subhrendu.pattanayak@duke.edu
Web Page: http://sites.duke.edu/cookstove/

Areas of Expertise

  • Environment and Energy, Environmental Law, Regulation and Policy

    Evaluation of Ecosystem Services
    Economics of Environmental Health

  • Health Policy, Global Health
  • International, Environmental Management and Policy

Ph.D., Duke University, 1997
Summer Institute in Public Health, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2004
M.S., Purdue University, 1992
B.A., St. Stephen's College, Delhi (India), 1990
B.A., Economics, St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, India, 1990

Teaching (Fall 2021):

  • Pubpol 901.01, Pol. econ. of pubpol Synopsis
    Sanford 03, W 03:30 PM-06:00 PM
  • Pubpol 901.02, Pol. econ. of pubpol Synopsis
    Online on, W 03:30 PM-06:00 PM
  • Pubpol 907.01, Phd student graduate seminar Synopsis
    Sanford 03, F 10:15 AM-12:45 PM

Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Pattanayak, SK; Sills, EO. "Do tropical forests provide natural insurance? The microeconomics of non-timber forest product collection in the Brazilian Amazon." Land Economics 77.4 (January, 2001): 595-612. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Smith, VK; Pattanayak, SK. "Is meta-analysis a Noah's Ark for non-market valuation?." Environmental and Resource Economics 22.1-2 (June, 2002): 271-296. [doi]  [abs]
  3. Smith, VK; Van Houtven, G; Pattanayak, SK. "Benefit transfer via preference calibration: "Prudential Algebra" for policy." Land Economics 78.1 (January, 2002): 132-152. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Pattanayak, SK; Sills, EO; Kramer, RA. "Seeing the forest for the fuel." Environment and Development Economics 9.1 (January, 2004): 155-179. [repository], [doi]  [abs]
  5. Pattanayak, SK; Yang, JC; Whittington, D; Bal Kumar, KC. "Coping with unreliable public water supplies: Averting expenditures by households in Kathmandu, Nepal." Water Resources Research 41.2 (February, 2005): 1-11. [doi]  [abs]
  6. Pattanayak, SK; Butry, DT. "Spatial complementarity of forests and farms: Accounting for ecosystem services." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 87.4 (November, 2005): 995-1008. [doi]  [abs]
  7. Pattanayak, SK; Yang, JC; Dickinson, KL; Poulos, C; Patil, SR; Mallick, R; Blitstein, J; Praharaj, P. "Shame or subsidy revisited: Social mobilization for sanitation in Orissa, India." Bulletin of World Health Organization 87.8 (Summer, 2009): 580-587. [19705007], [doi]  [abs]
  8. Pattanayak, SK; Poulos, C; Yang, J-C; Patil, SR; Wendland, KJ. "Of taps and toilets: quasi-experimental protocol for evaluating community-demand-driven projects.." Journal of Water and Health 7.3 (September, 2009): 434-451. [19491494], [doi]  [abs]
  9. Ferraro, PJ; Pattanayak, SK. "Money for nothing? A call for empirical evaluation of biodiversity conservation investments." Plos Biology 4.4 (2006): 482-488. [16602825], [doi]
  10. Pattanayak, SK; Pfaff, A. "Behavior, Environment, and Health in Developing Countries: Evaluation and Valuation." Annual Review of Resource Economics 1.1 (October, 2009): 183-217. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  11. Pattanayak, SK; Wendland, KJ. "Nature's care: Diarrhea, watershed protection, and biodiversity conservation in Flores, Indonesia." Biodiversity and Conservation 16.10 (September, 2007): 2801-2819. [doi]  [abs]
  12. S.K. Pattanayak. "Rough guide to impact evaluation of environmental and development programs." Working Paper, SANDEE. (2009). [pdf]

Curriculum Vitae

Current Ph.D. Students   (Former Students)

Subhrendu K. Pattanayak