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Subhrendu Pattanayak

Professor, Public Policy, Environment and Global Health
Sanford School of Public Policy

(919) 613-9306
subhrendu.pattanayak@duke.edu

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Teaching

Title Number Level Semester Requirements Fulfilled
Global Environmental Health: Economics and Policy

Social science perspective on global environmental health. Students will learn to identify primary environmental causes of high burden diseases such as malaria, diarrhea, and respiratory infections; describe how to measure socio-economic impacts of global environmental health diseases; discuss key policies to control global environmental health problems based on private prevention and therapeutic behaviors; and propose frameworks to empirically monitor and evaluate global environmental health policies. A sub-module will focus on climate change and water-borne diseases. Prerequisites: Intro course in statistics.

Course Notes:
GLHLTH 538
Was: GLHLTH 238
UG/GRAD FALL 2016 MSC: Elective
MAJOR: Focused Study
MINOR: Elective
PhD: Elective
Global Environmental Health: Economics and Policy

Social science perspective on global environmental health. Students will learn to identify primary environmental causes of high burden diseases such as malaria, diarrhea, and respiratory infections; describe how to measure socio-economic impacts of global environmental health diseases; discuss key policies to control global environmental health problems based on private prevention and therapeutic behaviors; and propose frameworks to empirically monitor and evaluate global environmental health policies. A sub-module will focus on climate change and water-borne diseases. Prerequisites: Intro course in statistics.

Course Notes:
GLHLTH 538
Was: GLHLTH 238
UG/GRAD FALL 2016 MSC: Elective
MAJOR: Focused Study
MINOR: Elective
PhD: Elective
Global Environmental Health: Economics and Policy

Social science perspective on global environmental health. Students will learn to identify primary environmental causes of high burden diseases such as malaria, diarrhea, and respiratory infections; describe how to measure socio-economic impacts of global environmental health diseases; discuss key policies to control global environmental health problems based on private prevention and therapeutic behaviors; and propose frameworks to empirically monitor and evaluate global environmental health policies. A sub-module will focus on climate change and water-borne diseases. Prerequisites: Intro course in statistics.

Course Notes:
ENVIRON 538
Was: ENVIRON 238
UG/GRAD FALL 2015 MSC: Elective
Global Environmental Health: Economics and Policy
Crosslisted as GLHLTH 538 PUBPOL 582

Social science perspective on global environmental health. Students will learn to identify primary environmental causes of high burden diseases such as malaria, diarrhea, and respiratory infections; describe how to measure socio-economic impacts of global environmental health diseases; discuss key policies to control global environmental health problems based on private prevention and therapeutic behaviors; and propose frameworks to empirically monitor and evaluate global environmental health policies. A sub-module will focus on climate change and water-borne diseases. Prerequisites: Intro course in statistics.

Course Notes:
ENVIRON 538
Was: ENVIRON 238
UG/GRAD FALL 2013 MSC: Elective

Projects

Recent Publications

Wendland, KJ, SK Pattanayak, and EO Sills. 2015. Do national-level differences matter in the adoption of environmental health technologies? A cross-border comparison from Benin and Togo. Health Policy and Planning. 30 (2): 145-154.

Lewis, JJ, V Bhojvaid, N Brooks, I Das, MA Jeuland, O Patange, and SK Pattanayak. 2015. Piloting improved cookstoves in India. Journal of Health Communication. 20 (sup1), 28-42

Whitmee, S, C Beyrer, F Boltz, AG Capon, B Ferreira de Souza Dias, A Ezeh, H Frumkin, G Peng, P Head, R Horton, G Mace, R Marten, SS Myers, S Nishtar, SA Osofsky, SK Pattanayak, MJ Pongsiri, C Romanelli, A Soucat, J Vega, D Yach, and A Haines. 2015. Safeguarding human health in the Anthropocene epoch: Report of the Rockefeller-Lancet Commission on Planetary Health. Lancet. 386.10007: 1973-2028

Miteva, D., BC Murray, and SK Pattanayak. 2015. Do protected areas sequester blue carbon? A quasi-experimental analysis of mangroves in Indonesia. Ecological Economics. 119: 127-135

Sills, EO, D Herrera, AJ Kirkpatrick, A Brandão, R Dickson, S Hall, SK Pattanayak, D Shoch, M Vedoveto, L Young and A Pfaff. 2015. Impacts of a Local Forest Policy Innovation given Federal Policies: demonstrating synthetic control methods for transparent case comparisons. PLOS One. 10(7): e0132590

Jeuland, M, SK Pattanayak, and R Bluffstone. 2015. The economics of household air pollution. Annual Review of Resource Economics. 7(1): 81-108.

Miteva, D., C. Loucks, and SK Pattanayak. 2015. Environmental and social impacts of forest certification in Indonesia. PLOS One. 10(7): e0129675.

Dickinson, KL, SR Patil, SK Pattanayak, C. Poulos and JC Yang. 2015. Nature's Call: Health impacts of sanitation choices in Orissa, India. Economic Development and Cultural Change. 64 (1), 1-29

Arriagada, R., E Sills, PJ Ferraro, and SK Pattanayak. 2015. Do payments payoff? Evidence from participation in Costa Rica’s PES program? PLOS One. 10(7): e0131544

Ferraro, PJ, MM Hanauer, DA Miteva, J Nelson, SK Pattanayak, C Nolte, KRE Sims. 2015. Estimating the impacts of conservation on ecosystem services by integrating ecosystem service modeling and impact evaluation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 112 (24) 7420-7425

Jeuland, M., V Bhojvaid, A Kar, J. Lewis, O. Patange, SK Pattanayak, N Ramanathan, I. Rehman, J. Tan Soo, and V. Ramanathan. 2015. "Preferences for improved cookstoves: Evidence from rural villages in north India. Energy Economics. 52: 287-298.

Whittington, D and SK Pattanayak. Forthcoming. Reflections on the Economic Analysis of Water Supply and Sanitation Investments. In A Dinar and K Schwabe (eds.). Handbook of Water Economics. Edward Elgar.

Bauch, SC, AM Birkenbach, SK Pattanayak, and E Sills. 2015. Public health benefits of ecosystem change in the Brazilian Amazon. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 112 (24) 7414-7419.