Professor David Hulme
Professor of Development Studies
- Executive Director, Global Development Institute (GDI)
- CEO, Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre (ESID)
- CEO, Brazil in Africa Research Programme
- CEO, International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa (IRIBA)
BA MA Cambridge, PhD JCU Queensland.
- Too Close for Comfort: Non-Governmental Organisations, Donors and States, London, Palgrave, International Political Economy Series (D Hulme and M Edwards) 2013.
- Social Protection in Bangladesh: Building Effective Social Safety Nets and Ladders Out of Poverty. Dhaka, University Press Limited (D Hulme, M Maitrot, L P Ragno and H Z Rahman) 2013.
- Political economy analysis (PEA)
- Rural development policy and planning
- Poverty reduction strategies
- Finance for the poor
- Sociology of development
- Role of community organisations and NGOs
- Evaluation of technical assistance
- Environmental management; public sector reform
- Global governance and sustainability
At present I am especially keen to supervise students with interests in state effectiveness and improving governance; social protection; the analysis of ultra-poverty and policies to tackle ultra poverty; and, disability in low income countries.
Current supervision topics
Topics covered by PhD students I supervise currently include:
- Urban poverty, conflict and climate change: contested urban spaces: opportunities and obstacles to collective strategies of the urban poor in Bangladesh.
- Urban youth, developmentalism and politics or citizenship in Ethiopia
- Linking protection and promotion in poor households: Social pension scheme and poverty reduction in urban Bangladesh.
- Towards sustainable development, state capacity and development cooperation effectiveness in Madagascar
- Exploring Impact on Human Capital Aspects of the Ultra Poor in Bangladesh: Evidence from Challenging the Frontiers of Poverty Reduction / Targeting the Ultra Poor Program
Tel: +44(0)161 275 6436