Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)
The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) is a network of
professors around the world who are united by their use of Randomized
Evaluations (REs) to answer questions critical to poverty.
Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR)
CEPR sponsored joint CEPR/BREAD Conferences in 2007 and 2009.
The Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) was established
to promote democratic debate on the most important economic and social
issues that affect people's lives. In order for citizens to effectively
exercise their voices in a democracy, they should be informed about the
problems and choices that they face. CEPR is committed to presenting
issues in an accurate and understandable manner, so that the public
is better prepared to choose among the various policy options.
Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) at the University of California
The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) at the University of California
is the West Coast's hub for global development research. Based at
UC Berkeley, CEGA seeks to improve social programs and policies
through rigorous impact evaluation and economic analysis. The Center
supports a rich network of researchers with targeted expertise in
agriculture and environment, education, public health, finance,
governance, and technology adoption.
Global Development (CGD)
The Center for Global Development is an independent,
non-partisan, non-profit think tank dedicated to reducing
global poverty and inequality through policy oriented research
and active engagement on development issues with the policy
community and the public. A principal focus of the Center's
work in the policies of the United States and other industrial
countries that affect development prospects in poor countries.
CGD sponsored BREAD Conferences in 2003, 2004 and 2005.
International Development at Harvard University
The Center for International Development at Harvard University
(CID) was established on July 1, 1998, by the Harvard
Institute for International Development (HIID) and the Kennedy
School of Government (KSG) to serve as Harvard’s primary
center for research on sustainable international development.
sur le risque, les politiques économiques et l'emploi (CIRPEE)
CIRPEE sponsored joint CIRPEE/BREAD Conferences in 2008 and 2010.
Le Centre interuniversitaire sur le risque, les politiques économiques et l'emploi
regroupe plus de 42 chercheurs provenant de HEC Montréal, de l'Université Laval,
de l'UQAM, de McGill et de Concordia. Le CIRPÉE a pour objectif de favoriser les
activités de recherche de ses membres et de contribuer à la formation de jeunes
chercheurs dans les domaines du risque, des politiques économiques et de l'emploi.
Development Research Institute
The Development Research Institute (DRI) is devoted to rigorous,
scholarly research on the economic development and growth of poor
countries. An independent and non-partisan organization, DRI is led
by NYU Professors William Easterly and Yaw Nyarko and is home to a
growing team of researchers. DRI seeks to engage the academic world
and the wider public about effective solutions to world poverty
through a range of activities including our Aid Watch initiative. DRI
received the 2009 BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Development
Global Development Network
BREAD is a GDN Regional Network Partner.
The Global Development Network (GDN) is an International Organization of research
and policy institutes promoting the generation, sharing and application to policy
of multidisciplinary knowledge for the purpose of development. It was founded on
the premise that good policy research, properly applied, can accelerate development
and improve people's lives. GDN's approach to policy relevant research is a
multidisciplinary one, in that efforts to address development challenges must be
informed by knowledge based on a variety of methodological approaches.
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation generously supports BREAD with a grant
which provides opportunities for African scientists to participate in BREAD
activities and which also provide partial support for BREAD conferences on
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a nonprofit organization that creates and
evaluates solutions to social and development problems, and works to scale up
successful ideas through implementation and dissemination to policymakers,
practitioners, investors, and donors.
International Growth Centre (IGC)
The IGC promotes sustainable growth in developing countries
by providing demand-led policy advice based on frontier research.
The IGC is directed and organised from hubs at the LSE and Oxford
and comprises country offices across the developing world.
The IGC was initiated and funded by UKaid from DFID.
North East Universities
Development Consortium (NEUDC)
NEUDC has organized annual conferences on development economics since 1967.
The conference boasts roughly 250 participants per year from all over the world.
Founded in 1944, the World Bank Group is one of the
world's largest sources of development assistance. The Bank,
which provided US$19.5 billion in loans to its client
countries in fiscal year 2002, is now working in more than 100
developing economies, bringing a mix of finance and ideas to
improve living standards and eliminate the worst forms of
The World Bank sponsored and hosted the 2002