- "Beyond the crisis in Zimbabwe: Sorting out the land question"
Chavunduka C, Bromley DW, Development Southern Africa 27 (3): 363-379 Sep 2010. This paper situates the unfortunate picture in its historical context - drawing particular attention to the role of land in setting the country on its tragic trajectory, and showing how land remains the most fundamental problem precluding the restoration of political coherence and economic recovery.
- "Sufficient Reason: Volitional Pragmatism and the Meaning of Economic Institutions"
(Book) Princeton: Princeton University Press 2006. Bromley suggests that economic institutions are in fact the intended result of judges, legislators, and village leaders who decide on rules and entitlement to induce certain behaviors among their people.
- "Property Rights and Development"
in: The Elgar Companion to Development Studies, ed. By David A. Clark, Cheltenham, UK. Elgar, 2006.