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Subhrendu K. Pattanayak, Professor of Sanford School of Public Policy and Environmental Sciences and Policy and Economics and Research Professor of Global Health and Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center  

Office Location: 126 Rubenstein, Sanford School of Public Policy, 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

Summer Institute in Public Health, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2004
Ph.D., Duke University, 1997
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 2016):

  • Environ 538.01, Environ health: econ and polic Synopsis
    Rubenstein 149, TuTh 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
  • Environ 898.05, Program area seminar Synopsis
    Env hall 1112, F 03:05 PM-04:20 PM

Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. SK Pattanayak and EO Sills. "Do tropical forests provide natural insurance? The microeconomics of non-timber forest product collection in the Brazilian Amazon." Land Economics 77.4 (2001): 595-612.  [abs]
  2. VK Smith and SK Pattanayak. "Is meta-analysis a Noah's Ark for non-market valuation?." Environmental and Resource Economics 22.1-2 (2002): 271-296. [doi]  [abs]
  3. VK Smith, GV Houtven and SK Pattanayak. "Benefit transfer via preference calibration: "Prudential Algebra" for policy." Land Economics 78.1 (2002): 132-152.  [abs]
  4. SK Pattanayak, EO Sills and RA Kramer. "Seeing the forest for the fuel." Environment and Development Economics 9.1 (2004): 155-179. [repository]  [abs]
  5. SK Pattanayak, JC Yang, D Whittington and KCB Kumar. "Coping with unreliable public water supplies: Averting expenditures by households in Kathmandu, Nepal." Water Resources Research 41.2 (2005): 1-11. [doi]  [abs]
  6. SK Pattanayak and DT Butry. "Spatial complementarity of forests and farms: Accounting for ecosystem services." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 87.4 (2005): 995-1008. [doi]  [abs]
  7. SK Pattanayak, JC Yang, KL Dickinson, C Poulos, SR Patil, RK Mallick, JL Blitstein and P Praharaj. "Shame or subsidy revisited: social mobilization for sanitation in Orissa, India.." Bull World Health Organ 87.8 (Summer, 2009): 580-587. [19705007]  [abs]
  8. SK Pattanayak, C Poulos, JC Yang, SR Patil and KJ Wendland. "Of taps and toilets: quasi-experimental protocol for evaluating community-demand-driven projects.." J Water Health 7.3 (2009): 434-451. [19491494], [doi]  [abs]
  9. PJ Ferraro and SK Pattanayak. "Money for nothing? A call for empirical evaluation of biodiversity conservation investments.." PLoS Biol 4.4 (2006): e105. [16602825], [doi]
  10. SK Pattanayak and A Pfaff. "Behavior, Environment, and Health in Developing Countries: Evaluation and Valuation." ANNUAL REVIEW OF RESOURCE ECONOMICS 1 (2009): 183-217. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  11. SK Pattanayak and KJ Wendland. "Nature's care: Diarrhea, watershed protection, and biodiversity conservation in Flores, Indonesia." Biodiversity and Conservation 16.10 (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