Sahan Tharanga Dissanayake

Assistant Professor of Economics

Office: Diamond 347 [ campus map ]
Box 5241

Phone: 207-859-5241
Fax: 207-859-5229
Mailing Address:
5241 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8852


Ph.D. Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Illinois, Dec. 2011
M.S. Applied Mathematics, University of Illinois, 2010
B.A. Computer Science and Economics (cum laude), Ohio Wesleyan University, 2004

Areas of Expertise

  • The economics of conservation and ecosystem services
  • Spatially explicit modeling of renewable energy
  • Preferences for enviorenmental goods
  • Non-market valuation using choice experiments
  • Spatial and dynamic mathematical programming
  • Dynamic simulation

Courses Currently Teaching

CourseCourse Title
EC133 APrinciples of Microeconomics
EC231 AEnvironmental and Natural Resource Economics
EC231 BEnvironmental and Natural Resource Economics
EC341 ANatural Resource Economics
EC476 ASeminar: Economics of Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity


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