Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development

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What is B R E A D?

B R E A D is a non-profit organization, founded in 2002, dedicated to encourage research and scholarship in development economics.  Our main activities are conferences, a working paper and policy paper series, and a summer school.

BREAD Fellows

Information about BREAD fellows is available here.


BREAD organizes conferences on development economics with a focus on micro-economic issues. Click here for the latest information about our conferences.

Working Papers

BREAD publishes a working paper series authored by fellows of BREAD. They are academic papers in development economics. Browse the list of papers or search the series.

Summer School

For more information about BREAD and affiliated summer schools for advanced graduate students and recent PHDs click here.

Announcements of Opportunities

See our most recent announcements about jobs, postdocs, calls for papers for conferences and special volumes.

If you have an announcement you would like posted on the BREAD web site, please email it to


BREAD Reporter

The BREAD Digest/Reporter summarizes papers chosen by the selection committee for presentation at BREAD conferences. Conference papers present preliminary research findings in order to promote discussion and suggestions for revision among academics, researchers, and policymakers.