Pradeep Guin

Assistant Professor

BSc. (Statistics); MSc. (Statistics) (University of Delhi); Ph.D. (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)

Pradeep holds a PhD in Public Policy from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). His primary area of research lies at the intersection of health and environment. His recent research focuses on studying the impact of climate change on human health and health systems in the context of major climatic shocks, air pollution, vector-borne diseases, and mortalities due to extreme temperatures. He also investigates on issues related to children’s environmental health, particularly studying the long-term human capital effects of toxic environmental exposure. For his doctoral research, he studied the impact of exposure to natural disasters on children’s health and educational outcomes.


Prior to joining JSGP, he was with the Public Health Foundation of India. His experiences include working with health research and policy organizations in India and the U.S. He has collaborated with multiple stakeholders across several governmental, non-governmental, and international organizations responsible for directing policies at different levels. His scholarly work appears in various national and international journals including the Environment International, Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Infectious Diseases of Poverty, Global Public Health, and Economic and Political Weekly.

Peer Reviewed

  • “A meta–analysis of blood lead levels in India and the attributable burden of disease,” (with Bret Ericson and 10 co–authors), Environment International, vol. 121, no. 1 (2018): 461–470.
  • “Threats of Zika virus transmission for Asia and its Hindu–Kush Himalayan region,” (with Meghnath Dhimal and 16 co–authors), Infectious Diseases of Poverty, vol. 7, no. 1 (2018): 40.
  • “Health status and access to health services in Indian slums,” (with Indrani Gupta), Health, vol. 7 (2015): 245–255.
  • “The new patent regime and disease priorities in India,” (with Indrani Gupta and Mayur Trivedi), Global Public Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice, vol. 8, no. 1 (2013): 37–54.
  • “Communicable diseases in the South–East Asia Region of the World Health Organization: Towards a more effective response,” (with Indrani Gupta), Bulletin of the World Health Organization, vol. 88, no. 3 (2010): 199–205.
  • “Issues on trade in environmental goods and services,” (with Archana S. Mathur), Economic and Political Weekly, vol. 41, no. 45 (2006): 4675–4683.


    Chapters in Books

  • “HIV/AIDS in Bellary: A human development perspective,” (with Indrani Gupta and Mayur Trivedi), in S. C. Gulati (ed.) Population, health and human resources in India’s development (New Delhi: Academic Foundation, 2011) 447–472.
  • “Issues on trade in environmental goods and services,” (reprint) (with Archana S. Mathur), in M. Bhatnagar (ed.) Environmental service markets: Global scenario, (Hyderabad: The ICFAI University Press, 2008).

    Reports
  • “Absorption capacity of public funds in health care sector: Evidence from four Indian states,” (with Pallav Bhatt), in Public expenditure review of health spending in select states in India, Report submitted to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), (New Delhi: Public Health Foundation of India), 2017.
  • Governance, regulatory and institutional architecture for strategic purchasing: A pre–requisite for Universal Health Coverage, (with Raj Panda, Apurva Rastogi, and Kumar Gaurav), (New Delhi: Public Health Foundation of India), 2016.
  • “Impact of the new patent regime on public health in India,” (with Indrani Gupta and Mayur Trivedi), in B. N. Goldar et al. Effects of new patents regime on consumers and producers of drugs/medicines in India, Report submitted to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), (Delhi: Institute of Economic Growth), 2010.
  • Understanding HIV & development: An analysis from Bellary district in Karnataka, India, (with Indrani Gupta and Mayur Trivedi), (New Delhi: United Nations Development Programme), 2008.
  • “Health status and access to health services: A study of four slums,” (with Indrani Gupta) in Well–being of the urban poor: Assessment and policy issues. A study of slum–clusters in Jaipur, Ludhiana, Mathura and Ujjain, Report submitted to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, New Delhi, 2007. Earlier version published as IEG Discussion Paper Series No. 122/2007, Delhi: Institute of Economic Growth.
  • “Cost of care & support services: A study of selected community care centres,” (with Indrani Gupta and Mayur Trivedi), Report submitted as an input to Setting up guidelines for providing care and support services including palliative care for people living with HIV/AIDS, (New Delhi: Population Foundation of India), 2007.
  • Socio–economic impact of HIV and AIDS: Mainstreaming policies of impact mitigation, (with Indrani Gupta and Mayur Trivedi), Report submitted to The Essential Advocacy Project (EAP), Futures Group International India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 2007.
  • Quality of care in delivery of health and family planning services – Jharkhand, (with Rini Lal, P. N. Mari Bhat, and S. C. Gulati), Report No. 5, Packard Foundation Funded Project on Demographic Trends in Bihar and Jharkhand, (Delhi: Institute of Economic Growth), 2004.
  • Quality of care in delivery of health and family planning services – Bihar, (with Rini Lal, P. N. Mari Bhat, and S. C. Gulati), Report No. 3, Packard Foundation Funded Project on Demographic Trends in Bihar and Jharkhand, (Delhi: Institute of Economic Growth), 2004.

Public Policy, Public health, Environmental Health, Climate Change, Children’s Environmental Health