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Edited Books or Journal Volumes

Kay, M. and Franks, T. and Smith, Laurence, eds. (1997) Water: Economics, Management and Demand. London: E & FN Spon, Chapman Hall.

Smith, Laurence, ed. (1996) Handbook for Economic Appraisal of Agricultural Projects. Beijing: Chinese Agriculture Publishing.

Book Chapters

Smith, Laurence (2013) 'Land Conservation Agreements.' In: Payments for Ecosystem Services: A Best Practice Guide. London: Defra, pp. 64-67.

Hazell, Peter and Sharma, Abjhit and Smith, Laurence (2013) 'Market-driven Agricultural Growth: Contrasting Experiences in Punjab and Rajasthan.' In: Hope, N and Kochar, A and Noll, R and Srinivasan, T N, (eds.), Economic Reform in India: Challenges, Prospects and Lessons. Cambridge University Press.

Smith, Laurence (2008) 'Local and Adaptive Management of Catchments for the Protection of Water Quality: Drawing on International Experience.' In: Crighton, K. and Audsley, R., (eds.), Land Management in a Changing Environment, Proceedings of the SAC and SEPA Biennial Conference, Agriculture and the Environment VII, Edinburgh, 26-27 March 2008. NERC Open Research Archive and Centre for Ecology &Hydrology.

Castillo, G. E. and Namara, R. E. and Munk Ravnborg, H. and Hanjra, M. A. and Smith, Laurence and Hussein, M. H. (2007) 'Reversing the flow: agricultural water management pathways for poverty reduction.' In: Molden, D., (ed.), Water for food Water for life. London: Earthscan, pp. 149-191.

Dorward, Andrew (2004) 'Pro-poor Policy Lessons from Households and Informal Rural Economy Models in Malawi.' In: Dorward, Andrew and Fan, Shenggen and Kydd, Jonathan and Lofgren, Hans and Morrison, Jamie and Poulton, Colin and Rao, Neetha and Smith, Laurence and Tchale, Hardwick and Thorat, Sukhadeo and Urey, Ian and Wobst, Peter, (eds.), Institutions and Economic Policies for Pro-Poor Agricultural Growth [DSGD Discussion Paper No.15]. Washington D.C.: IFPRI, pp. 41-68.

Smith, Laurence (2001) 'Drainage Needs in the Lower Indus, Pakistan.' In: Merrett, S., (ed.), Water for Agriculture: Irrigation Economics in International Perspective. London: Spon Press, pp. 112-119.

Dorward, Andrew and Kydd, Jonathan and Morrison, J. and Poulton, Colin and Smith, Laurence (2000) 'New Institutional Economics: Insights on Innovation Dissemination and UptakE.' In: Hainsworth, S.D. and Eden-Green, S.J., (eds.), Sustaining change: proceedings of a workshop on the factors affecting uptake and adoption of Department for International Development (DFID) Crop Protection Programme (CPP) research outputs ; 21-23 June 2000, Imperial College at Wye, Kent, UK. Chatham Maritime, Kent, UK: Natural Resources International Limited, pp. 97-103.

Smith, Laurence and Teshome, A. (1999) 'Distance Learning and its Potential Role in Water Sector Capacity Building.' In: Alaerts, G.J. and Hartvelt, F.J.A. and Patorni, F.M., (eds.), Water Sector Capacity Building: Concepts and Instruments, Proceedings of the Second UNDP Symposium on Water Sector Capacity Building, Delft, 1996. Rotterdam, Netherlands: A.A. Balkema, pp. 395-412.

Stockbridge, Mike and Smith, Laurence and Lohano, H.R. (1998) 'Cotton and Wheat Marketing and the Provision of Pre-harvest Services in Sindh Province, Pakistan.' In: Dorward, Andrew and Kydd, Jonathan and Poulton, Colin, (eds.), Smallholder Cash Crop Production Under Market Liberalization: A New Institutional Economics Perspective. Wallingford: CAB International, pp. 177-239.

Smith, Laurence and Sohani, A. (1997) 'Participatory Irrigation Management: A Case Study of Ability to Pay.' In: Kay, M. and Franks, T. and Smith, Laurence, (eds.), Water: Economics, Management and Demand. London: E & FN Spon, Chapman Hall, pp. 210-218.

Smith, Laurence and Pathan, P.A. (1996) 'Private Groundwater Development in the Lower Indus: Policy Issues.' In: Howsam, P. and Carter, R., (eds.), Water Policy: Allocation and Management in Practice, Proceedings of International Conference on Water Policy, Cranfield University 23-24 September 1996. London: E & FN Spon, Chapman Hall, pp. 311-318.

Carruthers, I. and Smith, Laurence (1990) 'The Economics of Drainage.' In: Proceedings of the Symposium on Land Drainage for Salinity Control in Arid and SemiArid Regions, Vol 1, Keynotes. Cairo: Nubar Printing House.

Smith, Laurence and Carruthers, I. (1989) 'Technical, Financial and Economic Characteristics of Drainage Projects and their Implications for Project Evaluation: Experience from the Lower Indus Basin.' In: Rydzewski, J.R. and Ward, C.F., (eds.), Irrigation: Theory and Practice. London: Pentech Press.


Smith, Laurence and Siciliano, Giuseppina (2015) 'A comprehensive review of constraints to improved management of fertilizers in China and mitigation of diffuse water pollution from agriculture.' Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment . (In Press)

Benson, D and Jordan, A and Smith, Laurence (2013) 'Is environmental management really more collaborative? A comparative analysis of putative ‘paradigm shifts’.' Environmental and Planning A, 45 (7). pp. 1695-1712.

Benson, D and Jordan, A and Cook, H and Smith, Laurence (2013) 'Collaborative environmental governance: are watershed partnerships swimming or are they sinking?' Land Use Policy, 30 (1). pp. 748-757.

Smith, Laurence and Inman, A and Cherrington, R (2012) 'The Potential of Land Conservation Agreements for Protection of Water Resources.' Environmental Science and Policy, 24 . pp. 92-100.

Krueger, Tobias and Page, Trevor and Hubacek, Klaus and Smith, Laurence and Hiscock, Kevin (2012) 'The role of expert opinion in environmental modelling.' Environmental Modelling and Software, 36 . pp. 4-18.

Krueger, T and Page, T and Smith, Laurence and Voinov, A (2012) 'A guide to expert opinion in environmental modelling and management.' Environmental Modelling and Software, 36 . pp. 1-3.

Cook, H and Benson, D and Inman, A and Jordan, A and Smith, Laurence (2011) 'Catchment management groups in England and Wales: extent, roles and influences.' Water and Environment Journal, 26 (1). pp. 47-55.

Namara, R.E. and Hanjra, M.A. and Castillo, G.E. and Ravnborg, H.M. and Smith, Laurence and Van Koppen, B. (2010) 'Agricultural water management and poverty linkages.' Agricultural Water Management, 97 (4). pp. 520-527.

Smith, Laurence and Porter, Keith (2010) 'Management of Catchments for the Protection of Water Resources: Drawing on the New York City Watershed Experience.' Regional Environmental Change, 10 (4). pp. 311-326.

Balcombe, K. and Fraser, I. and Latruffe, L. and Rahman, M. and Smith, Laurence (2008) 'An Application of the DEA Double Bootstrap to Examine Sources of Efficiency in Bangladesh Rice Farming.' Applied Economics, 40 (15). pp. 1919-1925.

Balcombe, K. and Fraser, I. and Rahman, M. and Smith, Laurence (2007) 'Examining the Technical Efficiency of Rice Producers in Bangladesh.' Journal of International Development, 19 (1). pp. 1-16.

Rahman, M. and Balcombe, K. and Smith, Laurence (2006) 'A Non-parametric Approach to Model the Technical, Allocative, Cost and Scale Efficiency of Rice Producers in Bangladesh.' The Journal of Agricultural and Food Economics, 1 (1). pp. 27-48.

Cook, H. and Smith, Laurence (2005) 'Catchment Management – Relevant in Developed and Developing Countries.' Waterlines, 24 (1). pp. 2-3.

Smith, Laurence (2004) 'Assessment of the Contribution of Irrigation to Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Livelihoods.' International Journal of Water Resources Development, 20 (2). pp. 243-57.

Nguyen-Khoa, S. and Smith, Laurence (2004) 'Irrigation and Fisheries: Irreconcilable Conflicts or Potential Synergies?' Irrigation and Drainage, 53 (4). pp. 415-427.

Khushk, A.M. and Smith, Laurence (1999) 'Analysis of Financial Viability of Long Term Investment in Mango Orchards in Sindh Province of Pakistan.' Sarhad Journal of Agriculture, 15 (2). pp. 153-161.

Smith, Laurence and Khushk, A.M. and Stockbridge, Mike (1999) 'Case Studies of Corruption in Agricultural Markets in Sindh Province, Pakistan, and Implications for Market Liberalisation.' The Journal of International Food and Agribusiness Marketing, 11 (1). pp. 19-42.

Smith, Laurence and Stockbridge, Mike and Lohano, H.R. (1999) 'Facilitating The Provision Of Farm Credit: The Role Of Interlocking Transactions Between Traders and Zamindars In Crop Marketing Systems in Sindh.' World Development, 27 (2). pp. 403-418.

Khushk, A.M. and Smith, Laurence (1999) 'Factors Affecting Mango Production in Sindh.' Sarhad Journal of Agriculture, 15 (3). pp. 371-379.

Aheeyar, M. M. M. and Smith, Laurence (1999) 'The Impact of Farmer Participation on Water Distribution Performance in Two Irrigation Schemes in Sri Lanka.' Sri Lanka Journal of Social Sciences, 22 (1&2). pp. 27-43.

Balcombe, K and Smith, Laurence (1999) 'Refining the Use of Monte-Carlo Techniques for Risk Analysis in Project Planning.' Journal of Development Studies, 36 (2). pp. 112-134.

Lohano, H. R. and Smith, Laurence and Stockbridge, Mike (1998) 'Comparing the Seed Cotton and Wheat Marketing Chains in Sindh.' The Pakistan Development Review, 37 (1). pp. 53-75.

Aheeyar, M.M.M. and Smith, Laurence (1998) 'Participatory Irrigation Management In Sri Lanka: Lessons of Experience.' ICID Journal, 47 (2). pp. 77-86.

Smith, Laurence and Franks, T. and kay, M. (1997) 'Water - An Economic Good?: Theory and Practice.' ICID Journal, 46 (2). pp. 1-13.

Khushk, A.M. and Smith, Laurence (1996) 'A Preliminary Analysis of the Marketing of Mango in Sindh Province.' The Pakistan Development Review, 35 (3). pp. 241-256.

Smith, Laurence and Keddal, H. (1995) 'An Assessment of Project Management Software as a Decision Support System for Irrigation Management in Morocco.' Irrigation and Drainage Systems, 4 (9). pp. 329-355.

Smith, Laurence (1995) 'A Progress Report on the Sindh University-Wye College Link Project.' Open Learning, 10 (3). pp. 44-47.

Smith, Laurence and Yun, Wenju (1994) 'A Critique of Methods of Economic Appraisal for Agricultural Investment Projects.' Journal of Agro-Technical Economics (4).

Smith, Laurence (1993) 'Pandangan Ahli Ekonomi Terhadap Penilaian Kinerja Irigasi: Berseta Contoh-Contoh Pada Irigasi Besar Di Maroko.' VISI Irigasi Indonesia, 8 (3). pp. 5-19.

Kotagama, H. B. and Carruthers, I. and Smith, Laurence (1992) 'Identification and Estimation of Priority Weights of Irrigation System Management Objectives for Irrigation System Performance Assessment.' Tropical Agricultural Research, 4 . pp. 297-307.

Smith, Laurence (1990) 'An Economist's Perspective on Irrigation Performance Assessment: With Examples from Large Scale Irrigation in Morocco.' Irrigation and Drainage Systems, 4 (3). pp. 329-343.

Carruthers, I and Smith, Laurence (1989) 'The River Wadu Role Play - Ten Years Experience.' Irrigation and Drainage Systems, 3 (3).

Smith, Laurence (1989) 'The Wye College Irrigation Game.' Irrigation and Drainage Systems, 3 (3).

Smith, Laurence (1986) 'The Role of Simulation Exercises in Training Irrigation Managers.' ODI/IIMI Irrigation Management Network Paper (86/2c).

Benson, D and Jordan, A and Smith, Laurence 'Collaboration or Agency Control? Measuring paradigm shift in catchment management.' Environmental and Planning A . (In Press)


Couldrick, Laurence and Smith, Laurence (2014) Catchment partnerships –better planning for our rivers and landscapes. Swindon: Living with Environmental Change.

Smith, Laurence (2013) The United Kingdom Case Study: Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) and collective action – Upstream Thinking in the South West of England. Paris: OECD.

Burton, M. A. and Smith, Laurence and Roux, J. (2008) Toolkit for Monitoring and Evaluation of Agricultural Water Management Projects. Washington D.C.: The World Bank.

Lorenzen, K. and Smith, Laurence and Nguyen Khoa, S. and Burton, M. and Garaway, C. (2007) Guidance Manual: Management of Impacts of Irrigation Development on Fisheries. Colombo, Sri Lanka: IWMI and WorldFish Center.

Hermans, L. and Renault, D. and Emerton, L. and Perrot-Maitre, D. and Nguyen Khoa, S. and Smith, Laurence (2006) Stakeholder-oriented valuation to support water resources management processes. Rome: FAO.

Nguyen Khoa, S. and Smith, Laurence and Lorenzen, K. (2005) Adaptive, Participatory and Integrated Assessment of the Impacts of Irrigation on Fisheries: Evaluation of the Approach in Sri Lanka. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute.

Nguyen-Khao, S. and Smith, Laurence and Lorenzen, K. (2005) Impacts of Irrigation on Inland Fisheries: Appraisals in Laos and Sri Lanka. (Comprehensive Assessment Research Report 7). Colombo, Sri Lanka: Comprehensive Assessment Secretariat.

Poulton, Colin and Al-Hassan, R. and Cadisch, G. and Reddy, C. and Smith, Laurence (2001) The Cash Crop Versus Food Crop Debate. DFID Crop Post-Harvest Programme Issues Paper 3.

Smith, Laurence (2000) Options in Agricultural Policy [Contributing Paper prepared for Assessment of Irrigation Options, Thematic Review IV.2].


Nguyen-Khoa, S. and Smith, Laurence and Lorenzen, K. (2005) 'Integrating Fisheries Into Irrigation Planning and Management.' Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI); Global Water Partnership (GWP) Advisory Center at IWMI. Water Policy Briefing Issue 12.

Dorward, Andrew and Kydd, Jonathan and Lyon, F. and Poole, Nigel and Smith, Laurence and Stockbridge, Mike (1998) 'Commercial Financing of Seasonal Input Use by Smallholders in Liberalised Agricultural Marketing Systems.' Briefing Paper - ODI Natural Resource Perspectives 30.

Smith, Laurence (1998) 'Knowledge, Institutions and Capacity – Lessons for Water Resource Development and for Universities.' ICID British Section - News and Views. pp. 18-19.

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