Anna Breman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Arizona. A Swedish citizen, Professor Breman received her Ph.D. in Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics and her B.Sc. in Economics and her BA in French from Uppsala University. During her PhD, she attended Harvard University in 2005 as a visiting graduate student at the Economics Department, and during 2006 she was a visiting researcher at the University of California, San Diego.
Professor Breman's research combines psychology and economics, using both laboratory and field experiments to test insights from behavioral economics in the context of consumer behavior and charitable giving. Her lab and field experiments address questions of inter-temporal preferences in charitable giving, paternalistic altruism and corruption in foreign aid.
She is a Faculty Affiliate of the Economic Science Laboratory at the University of Arizona. Prior to joining the University of Arizona, she has worked at the World Bank, The World Trade Organization and the Swedish Ministry of Finance.