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)
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.
CEPR sponsored joint CEPR/BREAD Conferences in 2007 and 2009.
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.
Center for 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.
Center for 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.
Centre interuniversitaire sur le risque, les politiques économiques et l'emploi (CIRPEE)
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.
CIRPEE sponsored joint CIRPEE/BREAD Conferences in 2008 and 2010.
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 Cooperation.
Global Development Network
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.
BREAD is a GDN Regional Network Partner.
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 development economics.
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.
National Bureau of Economic Research Development Economics Program (NBER/DEV)
The NBER Development Economics Program focuses broadly on questions related to economic development and the behavior of households, firms and institutions in developing nations. A key goal of the program is bring together economists working to advance understanding of the primary drivers of economic growth, population well-being, poverty and inequality.
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 poverty.
The World Bank sponsored and hosted the 2002 BREAD Conference.