Subhrendu K. Pattanayak

Subhrendu K. Pattanayak

Professor of Public Policy and Environmental Economics

In The News


Bauch, SC, Birkenbach, AM, Pattanayak, SK, and Sills, EO. "Public health impacts of ecosystem change in the Brazilian Amazon." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112, no. 24 (June 2015): 7414-7419.
Van Houtven, GL, Pattanayak, SK, Usmani, F, and Yang, J-C. "What are Households Willing to Pay for Improved Water Access? Results from a Meta-Analysis (Accepted)." Ecological Economics 136 (June 2017): 126-135.
Sills, EO, de Sassi, C, Jagger, P, Lawlor, K, Miteva, DA, Pattanayak, SK, and Sunderlin, WD. "Building the evidence base for REDD+: Study design and methods for evaluating the impacts of conservation interventions on local well-being." Global Environmental Change 43 (March 2017): 148-160.
Lewis, JJ, Hollingsworth, JW, Chartier, RT, Cooper, EM, Foster, WM, Gomes, GL, Kussin, PS, MacInnis, JJ, Padhi, BK, Panigrahi, P, Rodes, CE, Ryde, IT, Singha, AK, Stapleton, HM, Thornburg, J, Young, CJ, Meyer, JN, and Pattanayak, SK. "Biogas Stoves Reduce Firewood Use, Household Air Pollution, and Hospital Visits in Odisha, India." Environmental science & technology 51, no. 1 (January 2017): 560-569.
Rosenthal, J, Balakrishnan, K, Bruce, N, Chambers, D, Graham, J, Jack, D, Kline, L, Masera, O, Mehta, S, Mercado, IR, Neta, G, Pattanayak, S, Puzzolo, E, Petach, H, Punturieri, A, Rubinstein, A, Sage, M, Sturke, R, Shankar, A, Sherr, K, Smith, K, and Yadama, G. "Implementation Science to Accelerate Clean Cooking for Public Health." Environmental health perspectives 125, no. 1 (January 2017): A3-A7.


ENVIRON 538: Global Environmental Health: Economics and Policy (ENVIRON 538: Global Environmental Health: Economics and Policy)
ENVIRON 851S: Environment and Development Economics (ENVIRON 851S: Environment and Development Economics)

Contact Information

Box 90312
Durham, NC 27708-0312
126 Rubenstein, Sanford School of Public Policy
Durham, NC 27708-0312


Ph.D., Duke University (1997)
M.S., Purdue University (1992)
B.A., St. Stephen's College, Delhi, India (1990)