Dr. Thakshila Adikaram

datkumari@wyb.ac.lk
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Dr. Thakshila Adikaram

Senior Lecturer

Biography

Dr. Thakshila Adikaram obtained a B.A Econ (special) degree from the University of Sri Jayawardhanapura and has successfully completed her MSSc from University of Kelaniya. She has obtained Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Economics from PGIA, University of Peradeniya. She has obtained PhD in Management from Management and Science University, Malaysia. Currently she is working as a senior lecturer in the Department of Banking and Finance.

Academic Achievements

  • PhD in Management from Management and Science University, Malaysia
  • MSSc from University of Kelaniya.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Economics from PGIA, University of Peradeniya
  • B.A econ (special) degree from the University of Sri Jayawardhanapura

Research Interest

  • Financial Intermediation, Financial Inclusion, Financial Literacy, Women Empowerment, Monetary Economics, Financial Markets

Teaching Interest

  • Monetary Economics, Macro Economics, Research Methodology, Money and Capital Market

Publications

Journal Publications

  • D.A.Thakshila Kumatri, (2001),”What is Financial Intermediation”, Journal of Economic Review, Peoples’ Bank of Sri Lanka, Vol. (Sept/Oct), pp.33-35.
  • D.A.Thakshila Kumatri, (2003), “An Introduction of Financial Market” Journal of Economic Review, Peoples’ Bank of Sri Lanka, Vol. (April/June), pp.29-32.
  • D.A.Thakshila Kumatri,(2012) “Financial intermediation development: A contributing factor to economic growth in Sri Lanka (With special reference to post liberalization of Financial sector in Sri Lanka”,Wayamba Journal of Management, Vol. 03(01), PP. 56 -74.
  • D.A.Thakshila Kumari, (2012) “Influential factors of aggregate savings in Sri Lanka: An empirical study”, Journal of Insurance, Vol. 02(01), PP. 57 -74.
  • D.A.Thakshila Kumari, (2013), “Factors Influencing the Adoption of Internet Banking: An empirical study in the context of commercial banks in Sri Lanka”. Sri Lanka Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol.1(2), pp 78-90.
  • D.A.Thakshila Kumari. (2017), “Financial Literacy: An Essential Tool for Empowerment of Women through Financial Inclusion – Literature Review” Equality and Management, Faculty of Economics and Management, University of Szczecin, Poland.
  • Kumari D.A.T., Ferdous Azam S. M. (2019). The Mediating Effect of Financial Inclusion on Financial Literacy and Women’s Economic Empowerment: A Study Among Rural Poor Women in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research, Vol 8, No 12, December 2019 ISSN 2277-8616. IJSTR©2019. www.ijstr.org
  • Kumari D.A.T., Ferdous Azam S. M. & Siti Khalida. (2020). Financial Literacy: As A Tool for Enhancing Financial Inclusion Among Rural Population in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research, Vol 9, No 4, April 2020 ISSN 2277-8616. IJSTR©2020. www.ijstr.org
  • Kumari D.A.T., Ferdous Azam S. M. & Siti Khalida. (2020). The Impact of Financial Literacy on Women’s Economic Empowerment in Developing Countries: A Study Among the Rural Poor Women in Sri Lanka. Journal of Asian Social Science; Vol. 16, No. 2, ISSN 1911-2017 E-ISSN 1911-2025.Published by Canadian Center of Science and Education.

Abstracts

  • D.A.Thakshila Kumatri, (2008) “Financial intermediation development: A contributing factor to economic growth in Sri Lanka (With special reference to post liberalization of Financial sector in Sri Lanka”, The 2nd International Symposium, The Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, July 2008.
  • D.A.Thakshila Kumari,(2008) “Influential factors of aggregate savings in Sri Lanka: An empirical study”, International conference on Social Sciences, Kalaniya University, 1st Research Symposium,18 th –20th July 2008.
  • D.A.Thakshila Kumari, (2013), “The consumer Adaptation of Technological Innovations: An empirical study in the context of commercial banks in Sri Lanka”. The 4th International Conference on Business and Information (ICBI), the University of Kalaniya, Conference Proceedings.
  • D.A.Thakshila Kumari, (2016), “Financial Literacy as a Demand side Antecedent of Financial Inclusion: an Empirical Study among rural poor in Sri Lanka”. Wayamba International Conference (WinC 2016).
  • D.A.Thakshila Kumari, (2016), “Psychological barriers of under privilege rural customers in adapting to formal financial system: A study in a selected DS division of Kurunegala District. International Conference Faculty of Graduate Studies.
  • Kumari DAT and Aluthge C. (2018),” The determinants of financial inclusion among rural poor: An empirical study in Sri Lanka” Wayamba International Conference (WinC 2018).
  • Haththotuwa NAPS and Kumari DAT, (2018),” An analysis of Customer Satisfaction on Internet Banking Services (With Special Reference to a Leading State Commercial Banks in Sri Lanka)”, 2nd Annual Research Symposium in Management. Wayamba University in Sri Lanka.
  • Athapaththu LAMTM and Kumari DAT, (2018), Impact of Non-Performing Loans on Profitability of Systemically, Important Banks in Sri Lanka, 2nd Annual Research Symposium in Management. Wayamba University in Sri Lanka.
  • Bandara SAIC and Kumari DAT, (2018), “Factors Effecting the Share Market Participation in Sri Lanka: An Individual perspective (With Special Reference to Gampaha District”. 2nd Annual Research Symposium in Management. Wayamba University in Sri Lanka.
  • Samadini HTCD and Kumari DAT, (2018), “A comprehensive Analysis of the Factors Influenced on the Demand for Micro credit (With Special Reference to Development Banks in Puttalam District)”.2nd Annual Research Symposium in Management. Wayamba University in Sri Lanka.
  • Kumari DAT and Aluthge C (2018), “Financial Literacy as an Antecedent of Financial Inclusion: an Empirical Study among rural poor in Sri Lanka. International Research Symposium on Social Sciences and Humanities – (IRSSSH 2018 - NCAS)
  • D.A.T. Kumari (2019), Role of Financial Literacy in Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sri Lanka. The 8th International Conference on Economic Research. Sri Lanka Economic Research Conference (SLERC-2019)