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Working Papers
These papers provide in depth analysis and original research on issues of both environmental and economic importance with a focus on rural communities. Topics include social perspectives on woody biomass utilization, how forest management projects impact local communities, analysis of how environmental and economic development fit together, and many more.

Briefing Papers
This set of papers provides shorter, more concise versions of many of the same topics covered in the working papers. Research is boiled down to its key findings and critical conclusions.

Quick Guides
Quick guides are tools to help practitioners, agencies, businesses, and others create economic benefit from land management. They provide straightforward instructions for assessing workforce capacity, monitoring economic impacts, and more.

Other Publications by EWP Staff
Originally published in a variety of locations, these documents highlight other projects EWP staff members have worked on. They address issues including job quality, forest restoration and management, forest fires, and many more.