Kim Wilson

Lecturer, International Business and Human Security


Education
  • MBA, Simmons College
  • BA, Wellesley College

Curriculum Vitae - Kim Wilson

Professional Activities
  • Sr. Advisor, Microfinance, Catholic Relief Services (1998-2005)
  • Board member, SEEP (1999-2001), Deputy Director (1996-1998) for Working Capital (now merged with Accion)
  • Consultant to UNDP; UNWFP; US Agency for International Development; Accion International; Canadian International Development Agency; Harvard University Graduate School of Design; Save the Children US and ADRA International
  • Has taught at Boston University School of Management and Southern New Hampshire University

Research Interests
  • Rural microfinance
  • disaster mitigation (and microfinance)
  • customary finance
ARTICLES
Wilson, Kim. "The New Microfinance." Journal of Microfinance 4, no. 2 (2002): 217-245.
"Principled Practices of Microfinance." microfinacegateway.org (2001);
Wilson, Kim. "Exodus: Why Customers Leave." MicroBanking Bulletin 6, (2001): 17-19.
Wilson, Kim. "Microfinance Myopia: Lessons from the Mainstream." Journal of Microfinance 3, no. 1 (2001): 1-17.

BOOKS
Wilson, Kim and Gaye Burpee. The Resilient Family Farm: Supporting Agricultural Development and Rural Economic Growth. Stylus Publishing, 2004.
• Wilson, Kim. The Board Rules: Founding an MFI Board. Pact Publications, 2001

BOOK CHAPTERS
• "The Moneylender's Dilemma" in "What's Wrong with Microfinance?", ITDG (2007)

Courses

NOT CURRENTLY OFFERED



Email Address
Kimberley.Wilson@tufts.edu

Office Phone
617.763.2469

Office Fax
617.627.3712

Mailing Address
The Fletcher School, Tufts University, 160 Packard Ave
Medford, MA, 02155