Lakshmi Kumar

Area: Economics

Email: lakshmik@ifmr.ac.in


Areas of Interest

Economics particularly Development Economics

Name: Lakshmi Kumar
Designation: Program Chairperson PGDM

Biography

My primary areas of interest are in understanding savings behaviour of low income households, rural livelihoods and analysis of Government provided basic services. In this connection, I have been part of various field based studies in Tamil Nadu, including projects sponsored by Harvard University, University of California, Irvine and NABARD, India. I teach Macro Economics, Managerial Economics, International Business and Micro Finance to Management students.

Education: PhD (IIT, Madras)

Courses Taught: Macro Economics, Managerial Economics, International Business, Entrepreneurship and Micro Finance.

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Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2011). Multi Attribute Gain Loss- A new method for reference dependent multi-attribute ranking and selection. Published in the proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Modeling, Optimization and Computing held during 5-7 Dec 2011 at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India. 2011
Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2014). A New Method to Support Informed Managerial Decisions in Salespeople Performance Evaluation. Published in the proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Business Analytics and Intelligence during 18-20 Dec 2014 at Indian Institute of Sciences Bangalore. 2014
Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2013). MCGL: A new method for modelling the choice behavior of the decision maker. Published in the proceedings of Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) 44th annual meeting at Baltimore, USA. 2013
Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2015). An Alternative Preference Elicitation Procedure in Predicting Choice. Published in the proceedings of 4th IIMA International Conference on Advanced Data Analysis, Business Analytics and Intelligence during 11-12 April 2015 at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. 2015
Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2015). An experiment on the effectiveness of AHP for informed decision-making”. International Conference on Business & Economic Development (ICBED)-2015, New York, U.S.A, The Business and Management review, Vol. 6, Number 2, pp.305. 2015
Academy of Management annual meetings – 2016, California, USA 2016
15th Annual Conference on Money and Finance, IGIDR, Mumbai, India. 2013
14th Annual Conference on Money and Finance, IGIDR, Mumbai, India. 2012
India Finance Conference Since inception!
World Finance Conference, Cyprus 2013
Doctoral Colloquium, IIM Ahmedabad 2013
Mid-West Finance Conference, Las Vegas, USA. 2010
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