Subhrendu K. Pattanayak

Subhrendu K. Pattanayak

Professor in the Department of Economics

External Address: 
124 Rubenstein Hall, Box 90312, Durham, NC 27708-0312
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90312, Durham, NC 27708-0312
(919) 613-9306


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

Pattanayak, S. K., E. L. Pakhtigian, and E. L. Litzow. “Through the looking glass: Environmental health economics in low and middle income countries ✶.” Handbook of Environmental Economics 4 (January 1, 2018): 143–91. Full Text

Pattanayak, Subhrendu K., and Andy Haines. “Implementation of policies to protect planetary health.The Lancet. Planetary Health 1, no. 7 (October 5, 2017): e255–56. Full Text

Clark, S., E. Carter, M. Shan, K. Ni, H. Niu, J. T. W. Tseng, S. K. Pattanayak, et al. “Adoption and use of a semi-gasifier cooking and water heating stove and fuel intervention in the Tibetan Plateau, China.” Environmental Research Letters 12, no. 7 (June 29, 2017). Full Text

Van Houtven, G. L., S. K. Pattanayak, F. Usmani, and J. C. Yang. “What are Households Willing to Pay for Improved Water Access? Results from a Meta-Analysis.” Ecological Economics 136 (June 1, 2017): 126–35. Full Text Open Access Copy

Atmadja, S. S., E. O. Sills, S. K. Pattanayak, J. C. Yang, and S. Patil. “Explaining environmental health behaviors: Evidence from rural India on the influence of discount rates.” Environment and Development Economics 22, no. 3 (June 1, 2017): 229–48. Full Text

Sharma, B. P., P. Shyamsundar, M. Nepal, S. K. Pattanayak, and B. S. Karky. “Costs, cobenefits, and community responses to REDD+: A case study from Nepal.” Ecology and Society 22, no. 2 (June 1, 2017). Full Text

Pattanayak, S. K., R. A. Kramer, and J. R. Vincent. “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). Full Text

Sills, Erin O., Claudio de Sassi, Pamela Jagger, Kathleen Lawlor, Daniela A. Miteva, Subhrendu K. Pattanayak, and William D. Sunderlin. “Building the evidence base for REDD+: Study design and methods for evaluating the impacts of conservation interventions on local well-being.Global Environmental Change : Human and Policy Dimensions 43 (March 6, 2017): 148–60. Full Text

Lewis, Jessica J., John W. Hollingsworth, Ryan T. Chartier, Ellen M. Cooper, William Michael Foster, Genna L. Gomes, Peter S. Kussin, et al. “Biogas Stoves Reduce Firewood Use, Household Air Pollution, and Hospital Visits in Odisha, India.Environ Sci Technol 51, no. 1 (January 3, 2017): 560–69. Full Text

Rieb, J. T., R. Chaplin-Kramer, G. C. Daily, P. R. Armsworth, K. Böhning-Gaese, A. Bonn, G. S. Cumming, et al. “When, Where, and How Nature Matters for Ecosystem Services: Challenges for the Next Generation of Ecosystem Service Models.” Bioscience 67, no. 9 (January 1, 2017): 820–33. Full Text