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Marc Jeuland

Associate Professor, Public Policy and Global Health
Sanford School of Public Policy
Marc Jeuland


Marc Jeuland is an Associate Professor holding primary appointments in the Sanford School of Public Policy and the Duke Global Health Institute at Duke University, and secondary affiliations with the Nicholas School of the Environment and the Pratt School of Engineering. He also holds research affiliations with the Institute of Water Policy at the National University of Singapore and the Rheinisch-Westfalisches Institut (RWI) – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research.

Jeuland's research interests include nonmarket valuation, water and sanitation, environmental health, energy and development, the planning and management of trans-boundary water resources and the impacts and economics of climate change. His research in the domain of environment and development has mostly focused on South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, and includes a mix of micro-level household surveys and experimental or quasi-experimental studies, and systems level modeling, especially to understand the impacts and robustness of water resources projects in transboundary river systems. Besides working with other academics, Jeuland collaborates often with researchers and practitioners working in organizations such as the World Bank, USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), and the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (GACC).

He teaches several courses at Duke University including Economics of the Public SectorEconomic Analysis and Evaluation for Public Health and EnvironmentWater Cooperation and Conflict, and Global Environmental Health.

Prior to my graduate studies and work at UNC-Chapel Hill, Jeuland was a Peace Corps volunteer in Mali, West Africa, where he designed and monitored construction of a pilot wastewater treatment system and trained management personnel at the plant’s managing firm. He earned a B.S. in engineering from Swarthmore College.


Title Number Level
Cost-Benefit Analysis for Health & Environmental Policy
Crosslisted as PUBPOL 607 ENVIRON 563

Course considers the importance of economic analysis, or cost-benefit analysis (CBA), for public policy assessments. Specific focus is on health and environmental policy, and the steps in identification / cataloguing, quantification, and monetization of impacts of potential policies and projects. Covers: Economic rationale for CBA; Basic principles for assessing the economic effects of projects; Techniques for valuing health and environmental impacts; Intergenerational/philosophical concerns related to CBA; Social discounting; Risk and uncertainty; Comparisons of CBA with other approaches (i.e. cost effectiveness analysis, multi-objective analysis).

Course Notes:
Formerly titled "Economic Analysis for Environment and Public Health"
Was: GLHLTH 224


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