Subhrendu K. Pattanayak

Subhrendu K. Pattanayak

Professor of Public Policy and Environmental Economics

Primary Appointment

School of Public Policy

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.
Mullan, K, Sills, E, Pattanayak, SK, and Caviglia-Harris, J. "Converting Forests to Farms: The Economic Benefits of Clearing Forests in Agricultural Settlements in the Amazon (Accepted)." Environmental and Resource Economics (June 12, 2017): 1-29.
Pattanayak, SK, Kramer, RA, and Vincent, JR. "Ecosystem change and human health: implementation economics and policy." Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences 372, no. 1722 (June 2017).
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." Ecological Economics 136 (June 2017): 126-135.
Atmadja, SS, Sills, EO, Pattanayak, SK, Yang, J-C, and Patil, S. "Explaining environmental health behaviors: evidence from rural India on the influence of discount rates." Environment and Development Economics 22, no. 03 (June 2017): 229-248.
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.

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)