Chairperson - EMBA Programme
University of Madras
PhD - IIT Madras
Prof. Lakshmi Kumar handles Macro Economics, Managerial Economics, International Business and Micro Finance for Management students at IFMR. She is passionate about understanding the savings behaviour of low income households, rural livelihoods and analysis of Government-provided basic services. Prof Lakshmi has also participated in various field based studies in Tamil Nadu, including projects sponsored by Harvard University, University of California, Irvine and NABARD, India.
Her educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics (1984) and a Master’s in Econometrics (1987) from University of Madras and PhD from IIT Madras in 2008.