Haileslasie Tadele

Current research interests:

  • Corporate governance
  • Financial performance
  • Entrepreneurship orientation of Cooperative members
  • Networking of cooperatives

Research topics:

Entrepreneurial co-operatives, empowerment of women through co-operatives, microfinance, capital, corporate governance, economic and social impact of co-operatives

• Haileslasie, T. & Solomon, P. (2013). Members’ Entrepreneurship orientation and growth of entrepreneurial Cooperative societies in Tigray’, research project funded by Mekelle university’s recurrent budget.
Aregawi, T. & Haileslasie, T., (2013). The role of Cooperatives in promoting socio-economic Empowerment of women: Evidence from Multipurpose cooperative societies in South-eastern Zone of Tigray, Ethiopia. International Journal of Community development, Vol. 1, No. 1, PP: 1-11.
•Haileslasie, T., (2013). ‘Does capital structure affect performance of Microfinance institutions? Evidence from Microfinance institutions in Africa. ZENITH International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, Vol. (3), May (2013), PP: 1-16.
•Haileslasie, T., (2013). Corporate governance and Financial Performance of Microfinance Institutions: Evidence from Empirical studies.
•Haileslasie, T., (2013). The role of Microfinance in poverty reduction: Evidence from Microfinance institutions in Ethiopia.
•Haileslasie, T., and Prof. Madhu Sudana Rao (2013). Corporate governance and Ethical issues in Microfinance institutions: Evidence from Microfinance crisis in Andhra Pradesh, India.
•Haileslasie, T. (2011). ‘‘Financial performance analysis of Multipurpose Cooperative societies, the case of south eastern zone of Tigray’’. research project funded by Mekelle university’s recurrent budget.
•Haileslasie, T., Seifu, G. & Kahsay, G. (2011). Economic and social impacts of the interventions made by Coop Africa project ‘cooperative development among destitute person’s with disabilities in rural and semi urban areas of Tigray region, funded by Coop- Africa Project in collaboration with Tigray Disabled Veterans Association.

Research methodologies:

  • Qualitative Analysis
  • Ratio Analysis
  • Econometric Analysis sch as OLS regression, Logistic regression, Two-stage OLS regression

Contact me for:

Working together in a research project, survey and need assessment studies.


I am Haileslasie Tadele,Ethiopian. I am working as senior Lecturer of Accounting and Finance in the department of Cooperative studies at College of Business and Economics, Mekelle University. Besides, I am working as Leader of a cooperative Business Development Center. I was graduated BA degree in Cooperatives(Accounting and Auditing) in 2006 from Haramaya University,Ethiopia. Meanwhile, I have graduated Masters of science in Finance and Investment in 2010 from Mekelle University,Ethiopia and masters in Micro-finance in 2012 from University from Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium. I have plenty of experience in academics and research.

Haileslasie Tadele

Haileslasie Tadele

PhD Candidate

Name: Haileslasie Tadele
Institution: Mekelle University,Ethiopia
Phone:+251 932 034289
Email: htmami1@gmail.com