• Department of Policy Studies
Area of Expertise
Expert in Environmental Valuation
Water resource economics
Quantification of health impacts n account of environmental pollution
Dr Sukanya Das is an environmental economist with an interest in environmental valuation and policy. Prior to joining TERI SAS she was a Faculty at Madras School of Economics for more than seven years after completing her Ph.D from Jadavpur University. She has an expertise in handling research projects in the area of environmental and resource economics, water economics and health economics.
She teaches courses in Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Valuation, Economics of Health and Environment.Her current research interests include environmental valuation particularly in the area of water and wastewater management, Ecosystem services. Agricultural economics, Water economics, Urbanisation and environment.
Gupta S., Das S., Murty M.N(Accepted for publication), Quantifying Air Pollution Vulnerability and its Distributional Consequences: Some Perspectives , INSEE Journal
Bouzit, M, Das S.,Cary L.,2018, Valuing Treated Wastewater and Reuse: Preliminary Implications From a Meta-Analysis , Water Economics and Policy, 4.02 ; 1650044
Starkl, M., Anthony, J., Aymerich, E., Brunner, N., Chubilleau, C., Das, S., Ghangrekar, M.M., Kazmi, A.A., Philip, L. and Singh, A., 2018, Interpreting best available technologies more flexibly: A policy perspective for municipal wastewater management in India and other developing countries , Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 71, pp.132-141
Alley K.D., Maurya N., Das S.,2018, Parameters of Successful Wastewater Reuse in Urban India , Indian Politics and Policy Journal, 71, pp.132-141
Rahut D.B.,Das S ., De Groote H.,Behara B 2014, Determinants of Household Energy use in Bhutan, Energy , Volume 69(1)., pp 661-672
Birol E, Das S 2012, Valuing the environment in developing countries: Modeling the impact of distrust in public authorities’ ability to deliver on the citizens’ willingness to pay for improved environmental quality , Urban Water Journal, Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2012, pages 249-258
Birol E, Das S 2010, Estimating the value of improved wastewater treatment: The case of River Ganga, India , Journal of Environmental Management, Elsevier vol 91, pp 2163- 2171
Begum Z. and S. Das ,2018, Global and Indian Supply Chain of Textiles , In A Study of India's Textile Exports and Environmental Regulations, edited by K. Kumar. Singapore: Springer
Sahu S.K., Das S 2016, mpact of Agricultural Related Technology Adoption on Poverty: A Study of Select Households in Rural India , in Technology- Corporate and Social Dimensions, pp 141-156, Springer International Publishing Ltd.
Das S and Prasad N 2014, An initiative towards curbing the usage of plastic bags in supermarkets: a case study in Chennai , in Handbook of Waste Management , edited by Kinnamann T and K Takeuchi, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
Executive Committee Member, International Water Association, India Division
University Grants Commission (UGC) NET for Lectureship qualified in Dec, 2000
Investigating the Potential for Decentralized Institutions, Technologies and Governance to Meet the Wastewater Challenge (ongoing), with Prof Kelly Alley, Auburn University, funded by NSF
Supporting consolidation, replication and up-scaling of sustainable wastewater treatment and reuse technologies for India (SARASWATI ) , EU-India Consortium, Funded by DST
Environmental cost benefit analysis of NTPC Dadri, Funded by NTPC
Environmental cost benefit analysis of NTPC Kawas, funded by NTPC
Policy Determinants of Household Economic Development(PDHED), funded by IDRC and University of Alberta
Economy-wide impacts of pollution in India: A meta-analysis, funded by MOEFCC