JOURNAL ARTICLES

  1. Edwards, R.B., Falcon, W.P., Higgins, M.<., and Naylor, R.L., “Causes of Indonesia’s Forest Fires”, accepted at World Development [paper] [presentation, UM SusDev 2018]

  2. Naylor, R.L., Higgins, M.M., Edwards, R.B., and Falcon, W.P. (2019) “Decentralization and the environment: assessing smallholder oil palm development in Indonesia ”, Ambio, Jan, pp. 1—14. [DOI]

  3. Edwards, R.B. (2017) “The Oil Palm Complex” (invited book review), Journal of Southeast Asian Economies, 34: 2, pp. 430-431 [DOI

  4. Edwards, R.B. (2016) “Mining away the Preston curve”, World Development, 78, February 2018, pp. 22—36. [DOI]

WORKING PAPERS

  1. Export agriculture and rural poverty: evidence from Indonesian palm oil, revisions requested at the Journal of International Economics [paper] [presentation, NEUDC 2018]

  2. Spillovers from agricultural processing [paper] [presentation, NEUDC 2019].

  3. Fight fire with finance: a randomized field experiment to curtail land-clearing fire in Indonesia, with Wally Falcon, Grace Hadiwidjaja, Matt Higgins, Roz Naylor, and Sudarno Sumarto.

  4. Local impacts of resource booms, with Paul Burke.

SELECTED PAPERS IN PROGRESS

  1. The environmental impacts of new agricultural processors, with Shuhao Yang.

  2. Electoral conflict spillovers, with Yusaku Horiuchi & Daniel Suryadarma.

  3. Plantation agriculture and child labor, with Eric Edmonds.

  4. Resource extraction and local economic development in Papua New Guinea, with Kelly Samof

MAJOR ONGOING PROJECTS

  1. An experiment to curtail land-clearing fire in Indonesia, with Wally Falcon, Grace Hadiwidjaja, Matt Higgins, Roz Naylor, and Sudarno Sumarto. AEA Registry [DOI]

  2. Development Impact Evaluation of the Pacific Labour Scheme, with Matt Dornan

  3. The Pacific Labour Survey—Phase One, with Matt Dornan

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