David Hulme

David Hulme is the Professor of Development Studies at the University of Manchester where he is the Executive Director and the Interim Managing Director of the Global Development Institute.

David Hulme is the Professor of Development Studies at the University of Manchester where he is the Executive Director and the Interim Managing Director of the Global Development Institute. He is also the CEO of the Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre. David has more than 30 years of experience in rural development, poverty and poverty reduction, microfinance, the role of NGOs in conflict and peace and development, environmental management, social protection, and the political economy of global poverty. He has worked extensively across Bangladesh, South Asia, East Africa, and the Pacific.

Posts by David Hulme

Dropouts Amongst Kenyan Microfinance Institutions

The paper examines why the MFIs in Kenya suffer such remarkably high levels of drop-out amongst their clients.

Savings And The Poor: The Methods, Use And Impact Of Savings By The Poor Of East Africa

This report is about how the East African poor manage their money, and how microfinance institutions (MFIs) might help them do it better.

Drop-outs Amongst Ugandan Microfinance Institution

The document examines why the MFIs in Uganda suffer such remarkably high levels of drop-out amongst their clients.

Use and Impact of Savings Services Among the Poor in Uganda

This report shares findings that improve knowledge and understanding of how poor people in Uganda save with the informal mechanisms like banks, moneylenders, pawnbrokers, money guards, deposit collectors, ROSCAs, ASCAs