Daniel Bromley

Daniel W. Bromley is Professor (Emeritus), University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Visiting Professor, Humboldt University-Berlin. He is listed in Who’s Who in Economics. He is a Fellow of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, and of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association. In 2012 he received the Reimar Lüst Prize from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Among his 14 books are: (1) Economic Interests and Institutions (1989); (2) Environment and Economy: Property Rights and Public Policy (1991); (3) Sufficient Reason: Volitional Pragmatism and the Meaning of Economic Institutions (2006); and (4) Vulnerable People, Vulnerable States: Redefining the Development Challenge (2012).  

Content by Daniel Bromley
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    Getting the 'sand' out of Africa's food system

    African agriculture receives considerable attention from the international donor community yet few of these initiatives pay attention to the price farmers receive for their product. If we want to increase productivity in the agricultural sector then it is time to look beyond farming to other constraints hindering the industry’s development

    28 Nov 2014 | Daniel Bromley

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    Creating a nation-state, and an economy, in South Sudan

    South Sudan is in the news again. Conflict has flared up and we are reminded that political problems and ethnic tension are never the causes of anything. Rather, they are the predictable effects of dysfunctional economies and incoherent governance. Civil conflict arises and persists when young males cannot find superior livelihood prospects. Predatory behavior is an...

    4 Mar 2014 | Daniel Bromley