“State of the Tamil Nadu Agriculture -present state and prospects” in an interactive seminar organized by IFMR to the government officials of Tamil Nadu and academia (2003).
‘Virtual Banking’, University Grants Commission (UGC) sponsored Seminar, at Chennai, August (2002).
Lakshmi Kumar and R Madhumathi (2004) Multifactor evaluation and forecasting of Bank performance in India, Prajan.
Productivity growth and efficiency change in Indian Banking-Technology effect versus Catch up effect
Lakshmi Kumar, D Malathy, L S Ganesh (2010), Productivity growth and efficiency change in Indian Banking-Technology effect versus Catch up effect, Journal of Advances in Management Research, Vol. 8 (Issue 2).
Lakshmi Kumar, Swati Dutta and Anitha Rao (2011) Can Literacy Alleviate Poverty? A study of Indian States, The Asian Economic Review, Vol. 53 (Issue 2).
Lakshmi Kumar, D Malathy, L S Ganesh ( 2011), The diffusion of ATM technology in Indian Banking, Journal of Economics Studies, Vol. 38 (Issue 4)
Lakshmi Kumar (2013) Illusion of Women Empowerment in Microfinance: A Case Study, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol.48 (Issue 15)
Lakshmi Kumar and Swati Dutta(2015), Role of mobile money in replacing cash:A study among migrant workers in South India, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol.L(Issue 28) Click here for Video
Swati Dutta and Lakshmi Kumar (2013) Poverty Dynamics in Rural India: An Asset-Based Approach, Margin,Vol 7, No. 4
Lakshmi Kumar and Jyoti Prasad Mukhopadhyay. (2013), SHGs and Micro finance: A tale of two poor women in rural Tamil Nadu, Journal of Rural Development, Vol32, No. 3.