Head of the Department

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Designation

Senior Lecturer / Deputy Proctor

Academic Qualification

B.Sc. Mgt. Pub. (Special) (SJP); PG. Dip. Bus. Mgt. (Colombo); M.Com. (Kelaniya); Ph.D. (Meijo, Japan).

Teaching interest 

Economics

Research interest

Economics and Finance

 

Researches and Publications: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kumudini_Sriyalatha

 

Title Publisher/ Journal Place & Year
 

Does the All Share Price Index represent the Colombo Stock Market?

 

 

The Society of Economics and Business Management,

The Meijo Review

 

Meijo University, Japan

2008 November, Vol. 9, No.3

 

An Examination of the Cross-Sectional Relationship between Risk and Return: Evidence from the Colombo Stock Market

 

The Society of Economics and Business Management,

The Meijo Review

 

Meijo University, Japan

2009 September, Vol. 10, No.2

 

The Conditional Relation between Risk and Return in the Colombo Stock Market

 

The Society of Economics and Business Management,

The Meijo Review

 

Meijo University, Japan

2010 March, Vol. 10, No.4

 

Defense Expenditure and Economic Growth: Granger Causality Evidence from Sri Lanka

 

International Conference on Business Management

 

University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka , 2009 March

 

Causality Testing and Wagner’s law ; The Case of Sri Lanka

 

 

Sri Lankan journal of Business Economics

 

2012 Department of Business Economics, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

 

The interdependence of stock markets between India and neighboring countries, Sri Lanka and Nepal

 

Meijo Asian Research Journal

 

Meijo University, Japan

2012 March Vol.3 , No.1

 

Interdependence of the Stock Markets, Pre and Post Asian Crisis and Economic Recession: How is the Sri Lankan Stock Exchange Affected?

 

The Society of Economics and Business Management,

The Meijo Review

 

Meijo University, Japan

2012 September, Vol. 13, No.2

Interdependence of the Stock Markets, Before and During Economic Recession: The case of East and South Asia The Society of Economics and Business Management, The Meijo Review

 

Meijo University, Japan

2013 July, Vol. 14, No.1 , pp 139- 157

 

AWARDS

 

Post-Doctoral Scholarship from 2011  May to 2012 April, Meijo University, Japan

Summer School in Environment and Resource Economics’ at Swutel Hotel, Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok from 29th April – 16rd May, 2013.

South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE) – Winter School in Environmental and Resource Economics, (4th – 13th March, 2014) in Kathmandu, Nepal.

 

Phone Office : 011 2802005

 

E-mail: kumuduni@sjp.ac.lk

Professor / Vice Chancellor

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Professor in Business Economics / Vice Chancellor

Academic Qualification

B.A. Econ. (Special) (SJP); M.A. Econ. (Colombo); M.Sc. Econ. of Rural Dev. (Saga, Japan); Ph.D. (Kagoshima, Japan).

 

Teaching Interest

Research Methodology and Development Economics

Researching  Interest

Economics with special reference to Rural Development.

 

Researches and Publications

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sampath_Amaratunge

 

Phone Office : 011 2802005

E-mail: amaratunge@sjp.ac.lk

 

University Profile Link : http://staff.sjp.ac.lk/amaratunge/

Senior Lecturer

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Designation

Senior Lecturer / Director General – National Institute of Business Management

Academic Qualification

B.A. Econ (Special) (SJP); PG. Dip. Econ (Colombo); M.Sc. Comp. (Bradford, UK); M.Sc. Econ. (Wakayama, Japan); Ph.D. Econ. (Osaka, Japan).

E-mail: weerasjp@yahoo.com

 

Profile Link : https://www.facebook.com/enderaarachchige.weerasinghe

 

 

Senior Lecturer

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Designation

Senior Lecturer

Academic Qualification

B.Com. (Special) (SJP); M.Sc. Mgt. (SJP); M.A. (International Development) (Korea University).

 

Phone Office : 011 2802005

E-mail: priyanthal@sjp.ac.lk

 Profile Link : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Paththinige_Priyantha_Lalanie

Senior Lecturer / Dean

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Designation

Senior Lecturer / Dean of faculty of Management Studies and Commerce

Academic Qualification

B.A. Econ. (Special) (SJP); PG Dip. So. Stat. (SJP); M.Sc. OR  (Moratuwa) ; Ph.D. (SHU, UK).

 

Phone Office : 011 2802005

E-mail: uthumange@sjp.ac.lk

Senior Lecturer

 

 

Academic Qualification

B.Com. (Special) (SJP); MBA (SJP); M.A. International Economics & Finance (Chulalongkorn, Thailand); Ph.D. (UNE, Australia).

 

Teaching Interest

International Trade and Finance, Microeconomics and Macroeconomics.

 

Researching  Interest

Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Modelling, Trade Policy Analysis; Free Trade Agreements, South Asian Economies.

 

 

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS IN REFEREED JOURNALS:

 

  • A paper published titled “Cointegration Test of Purchasing Power Parity: A Case of Sri Lanka” in the Journal of Business Economics Vol. 02, No.02, December 2005.
  • A paper published titled “Impact of the Indo-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement on the Sri Lankan Economy: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis” in the South Asian Economic Journal Vol. 09, No.01, 2008.
  • A paper titled “South Asian Free Trade Area: An Analysis of Different Policy Options for Sri Lanka” in the Journal of Economic Integration, Vol. 24, No.3, September 2009.
  • A paper titled “Reducing Poverty and Income Inequality in Sri Lanka: Does Trade Liberalisation Help?” in the Journal of Asia Pacific Economy, available online since 03 June 2014.
  • A paper titled “Should Agriculture be Exempt from Trade Policy Reforms in South Asia?” in the Asia Pacific Development Journal, Vol. 21, No.1, June 2014.

 

REFEREED CONFERENCE PAPERS:

  • Presented a paper titled “General Equilibrium Analysis: The Impact of the Indo Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement on the Sri Lankan Economy” at the Third International Conference of the Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce in 2006 (ICBM-2006).
  • Presented a paper titled “Export Growth in Sri Lanka: Has FDI played a Role?” at the International Symposium of the Sabaragamuwa University, Sri Lanka in 2006. This paper was awarded the Gold Medal for best paper presentation in Economics.
  • Presented a paper titled “Improving the Cost Competitiveness of the Sri Lankan Garment Industry” at the International Conference of the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka in 2006.
  • Presented a paper titled “Trade Liberalisation in South Asia: Analysing the Impact on Trade and Household Income in a Multi-Country Computable Equilibrium (CGE) Model”, at the Postgraduate Research Conference of the University of New England, Australia in 2011.
  • Presented a paper titled “Welfare and Poverty Impacts of Trade Reforms in South Asia”, at the PhD Conference in Economics and Business, University of Queensland, Brisbane, 18-20 November 2011.
  • Presented a paper titled “Poverty Impacts of Trade Liberalisation in South Asia on the Sri Lankan Economy” at the 53rd Annual Conference of the New Zealand Association of Economists (NZAE), Wellington, 27-28 June 2012

 

Responsibilities

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Contact Numbers

Phone Office :011 -2802005

Email : sumudu@sjp.ac.lk

Profile Link : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sumudu_Perera2

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Designation: Senior Lecturer (Grade I)
Academic Qualification: B. Sc. (SJP, Sri Lanka), M. Sc. (SJP, Sri Lanka), Ph.D. (Doshisha, Japan)
Teaching Interest : Development Economics, Feminist Economics
Researching  Interest: Gender and development, Dynamics of poverty, Culture and development, Post-war society
Research and Publications:

Journals (Selected):

Handapangoda, W.S., and Kumara, A.S.  (2013). The World at Her Fingertips? Examining the Empowerment Potential of Mobile Phones to Women in Sri Lanka, The Case of Dependent Housewives. Gender, Technology and Development, Vol. 17(3), pp. 361-385. Sage.

 

Handapangoda, W.S. (2012). Can money buy them power? A re-evaluation of women’s transnational labour migration and their household empowerment in Sri Lanka. Women’s studies An Inter-disciplinary journal, Vol. 41(5), pp.558-582. Routledge.

 

Kumara A.S., and Handapangoda W.S. (2010). Interrelationship among the Sectoral Contributions of Agricultural, Industrial and Service Sectors to Gross Domestic Product [GDP] in Sri Lanka: A Vector Autoregressive (VAR) Analysis. Studies in Regional Science, Vol. 40(2), pp. 549-563.

 

“Women’s Transnational Labour Migration and Empowerment at the Household Level: A Re-Examination of the Case of Sri Lankan Migrant Housemaids”, 2011, Regional Development Studies, Vol. 13, United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD), Nagoya, and University of Nairobi, Kenya, pp. 17-30.

 

 

“Interrelationship among the Sectoral Contributions of Agricultural, Industrial and Service Sectors to Gross Domestic Product [GDP] in Sri Lanka: A Vector Autoregressive (VAR) Analysis”, 2010, Studies in Regional Science, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 549-563.

 

“New Public Management: The level of preparedness and implementation – a study based on the Sri Lankan context”, 2008, Journal of Administration and Governance (JOAAG), Vol. 3, No. 2, Network of Asia Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance (NAPSIPAG), pp. 78-91.

 

“Recognizing Violence against Women as an Obstacle to Organizational Peace and Development: A New Vision for an Old Issue”, 2007, Colombo Business Journal, Vol.1, No. 1, Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 39-48.

 

“Women in Development: An Often Overlooked Reality”, 2006, Classic Magazine, Vol.1, Department of Public Administration, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, pp. 9-11.

 

“Unemployment and underemployment of university graduates in Sri Lanka: A recurrent issue noteworthy of exploring”, 2005, Accountancy Journal, Vol. 3, Wayamba University, Sri Lanka, pp. 29-43.

 

Book Chapters:

“Poverty, female labor migration and rural development: a gendered study based on the Sri Lankan context”, 2009, Chapter 15. In: Governance and Poverty Reduction: Beyond the cage of best practices: pp. 222-239. PHI Learning Private Limited, New Delhi, India. ISBN: 978-81-203-3698-8.

“Relationship between the size of local government and citizen participation in Sri Lanka”, 2006, Chapter 6. In:  The Role of Public Administration in building harmonious society. Network of Asia-Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance: pp. 103-122. ISBN: 978-971-561-616-4.

 
Editorial Responsibilities:

 

2015 Co-Editor

 

Proceedings

4th International Conference of the Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists

 

2014 Article Editor

 

SAGE Open

 

 

2013/2014 Reviewer Sri Lankan Journal of Business Economics, Volume 4, Department of Business Economics, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

 

2012-2014 Executive Editor Sri Lankan Journal of Business Economics, Volume 3 and 4, Department of Business Economics, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

 

2013 Reviewer International Conference on Business Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

 

August, 2012 – Present

 

Reviewer Public Administration Research (PAR), Canadian Centre of Science and Education, Canada

 

2012

 

Reviewer Annual Conference of Network of Asia-Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance (NAPSIPAG)
 
Phone Office: (94) 11-2802-005
Senior Lecturer

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Designation 

Senior Lecturer

Academic Qualification

B.Sc. Mgt. Pub. (Special) (SJP); M.Sc. (Mgt) (SJP) ; M P P in Public Policy (NUS, Singapore).

Research and Publication:   https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kinkini_Hemachandra2

 

Phone Office : 011 2802005

E-mail: kinkini@sjp.ac.lk

 

Senior Lecturer

Designation

Senior Lecturer

Academic Qualification

B.A. Econ. (Special) (SJP); PG. Dip. Bus. Stat (SJP); MA (Econ) (Colombo), M.Sc. (Mgt) (SJP).

Research and Publication :  https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dinesha_Siriwardhane

Phone Office : 011 2802005

E-mail: d.siriwardhane@sjp.ac.lk

 

Senior Lecturer

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Designation

Senior Lecturer

Academic Qualification  

B.Sc. Mgt. Pub. (Special) (SJP); PG. Dip (PIM); M.Sc. (Development Policy) (GRIPS, Japan); Ph.D. (APU, Japan).

Teaching and Research Supervision

Graduate Level:

  1. Assistant Lecturer, April/2006 to April 2007 School of Asia Pacific, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Beppu, Japan, Subject: Entrepreneurship

 

  1. GDS Teaching Assistant, April/2007 to July/2007 Ritsumeikan Asia pacific University, Beppu, Japan, Subject: Econometrics

 

  1. January/2008 – To Date, Visiting Lecturer, Postgraduate & Mid-Career Development Unit, Faculty of Management & Finance, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Subject: Financial Econometrics

 

  1. July/2008 – To Date, Postgraduate Unit, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, Department of Business Economics, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka, Subjects: Economics for Managers

 

  1. May/2008-To Date, Research Supervisor, MBA in Management, Postgraduate & Mid-Career Development Unit, Faculty of Management & Finance, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Title: The Economics of Power System Reliability and Planning for Sri Lanka

 

  1. August/2008 – To Date, Research Supervisor, MSc in Management, Postgraduate Unit, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, Department of Business Economics, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka, Title: Economics for Managers

 

Under Graduate Level

  1. April/2005-September/2007 Assistant Lecturer, School of Asia Pacific, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Beppu, Japan, Subject: Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, and Development economics

 

  1. August/1998-August/2002, Lecturer(Probationary) Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka, Subjects: Public Finance, Public policy, Macroeconomics and Microeconomics

 

  1. August/2002- To Date, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, Department of Business Economics, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka, Subjects: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, and Development Economics

 

Membership of Professional Research Associations and Societies

  1. Sri Lanka Business Economics Association from 2001

 

  1. Executive Editor of the Sri Lankan Journal of Business Economics from Octomber/2007 to date

 

Industry-Government-University Project Experience

  1. Academic Development Programs of the South Eastern, Sri Lanka

Role: Recourse person

Date: March/2002- To Date

Outline: Curriculum Development and Staff Training

 

  1. Consultant for executive staff training program Hands International (Pvt.) Ltd,

Seeduwa-Branch, Katunayke, Negombo, Sri Lanka

Role: Recourse person

Date: January/1999 – August/2003

 

  1. Young Entrepreneur Development Program, National Youth Center, Maharagam,

Sri Lanka

Role: Recourse person

Date: August 2008- To Date

 

Academic Achievements

 

  1. Executive Editor of the Sri Lankan Journal of Business Economics

Date: From, October/2007-To Date

Publisher: Department Of Business Economics, Faculty of Management Studies And Commerce, University Of Sri Jayewardenepura

 

  1. Chairman for ICBM-2009,

Event: International Conference on Business Management (ICBM) -2009/March

Annual Organizer: Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

 

  1. Coordinator for National Center for Advanced Studies (NCAS) Conference

Annual Organizer: NCAS In Humanities And Social Sciences, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Academic Development Programs of The South Eastern, Sri Lanka”

Role: Recourse Person

Date: March/01/2002

Outline: Curriculum Development And Staff Training

 

  1. Committee Member of the Research and Publication Committee of University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Role: Evaluate Research Applications for University Research Grants

Date: November/2007- To Date

 

  1. Member of the Review Committee ICBM-2008,

Event: International Conference on Business Management(ICBM) -2008/March

Annual Organizer: Faculty Of Management Studies And Commerce, University Of Sri Jayewardenepura

Role: Research Paper Review

 

Received Scholarship and Competitive Research Funds

 

  1. Japanese Government Scholarship Program (Monbukagakusho)

Institute: National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Tokyo, Japan

Duration: Octomber/2003 ~ September/2004

 

  1. APU Scholarship Program

Institute: Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Beppu, Japan

Duration: September/2004 ~ September/2007

 

  1. The Graduate Student Research Support Program (RCAPS)

Institute: Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Beppu, Japan

Duration: September/2005 ~ Aprail/2006

 

  1. Scholarship Award for Academic Excellency of Oita Prefecture

Institute: Ward Office, Oita Prefecture Japan

Duration: September/2006 ~ September/2007

Others

  1. Won the Ramani Samaratunga Prize and the Gold Meddle as the best student for the subject of Public finance in 1997
  2. Student Counselor from 1998 to 2001, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka

 

Research Publications

  1. Books

Contributor “Microeconomics Course Manual”, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka, Aprial/2005

 

  1. Articles

‘Does FDI Affect Economic Growth in Sri Lanka? A time Series Analysis’, Ritsumeikan Journal of Asia Pacific, Forth Coming

 

  1. Research Reports

‘The Relationship between Saving and Export for South Asian Countries’ Working Paper, Munich Personal RePEc Archive, October/ 2007

 

Individual work ‘The Long Term Relationship between Saving and investment Rates: A Panel Study for Asian Countries’ Working Paper, Munich Personal RePEc Archive, September/ 2007

 

  1. Published symposium and conference works

‘International Capital Mobility for Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka’, Global Movement in the Asia Pacific, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Beppu-Japan, November/2006.

 

‘Does FDI Affect Economic Growth in Sri Lanka? A time Series Analysis’, Symposium on Future Managers: National Graduate Institute of Policy Studies, Tokyo, Japan

 

 

  1. Work in Progress

“Post War Japanese Steel Industry and Economic Growth” A Joint Paper with Prof. Okita Youch, Professor of Economics, National Graduate Institute of Policy Studies, Tokyo, Japan

 

Does Export Promote Chinese Economic growth: A study of the Mizels’ Hypothesis

  1. National Contribution

Working as a co-controller of the A/L Business Studies Papers since 2010

Working as a member of the Policy formulating committee on vocational training

 

Phone Office : 011 2802005

 

E-mail: pivithuru@sjp.ac.lk

Senior Lecturer

Designation

Senior Lecturer

Academic Qualification

B.A. in Business Statistics (Special) (SJP); MEcon (Financial Economics) (Colombo).

Teaching Interest

Econometrics , Microeconomics and Macroeconomics

 

Phone Office : 011 2802005

E-mail: rathnayake@sjp.ac.lk

Senior Lecturer

Designation

Senior Lecturer

Academic Qualification

B.Sc. in Business Administration (Business Economics) (Special) (SJP); MEcon (Development Economics) (Colombo), Master of International Development Studies (GRIPS, Japan).

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Journal Publications

  • Fernando, Panagodage J.S. (2015). Brian circulation at indsutry-level: Evidence from the knowledge services industry in Sri Lanka. Journal of Economics and Development Studies, 3(2): 50-65.
  • Fernando, Panagodage .J.S. (2012). Disaster management measures of microfinance institutions in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Advanced Social Studies, 2(02): 91-120.

Conference proceedings

  • Conflict of development: culture ahead of definition; field study in Mahaweli System C in Sri Lanka. The paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Business Management (ICBM) 2008, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

Abstract presentation

  • Role of microfinance in removing the dependency syndrome subsequent to disaster: a case study of flooding in Dodangoda DS division. The abstract of the paper presented at the 1st FMSC research symposium 2009/2010 2nd semester, organized by the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

Unpublished thesis

  • The role of microfinance in disaster management and risk reduction: a case study of flooding in Kaluthara District, Sri Lanka (2010). Master’s thesis, Department of Economics, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Industrial clusters and job creation: a review of literature and Sri Lankan case study (2012). International Development Studies Program, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan.

TEACHING AND WORKING EXPERIENCE

  • Worked as a Research Assistant to the Women Leaders Program to Promote Well-being in Asia, from Decembder, 2013 to September, 2014.
  • Worked as a the Teaching Assistant to Professor Aya OKADA, Department of International Development of the Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University, Japan, from April, 2013 to March 2014.
  • Worked as a Research Assistant to Professor Tetsushi Sonobe, The Director, International Development Studies (IDS) program, GRIPS, Japan, from October, 2011 to March 2012.
  • Working as a Lecturer of Department of Business Economics of Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, since July 2008 (On study leave since September, 2010).
  • Worked as a Visiting Lecturer of Business and Government Course Module offered by the Department of Management and Organizational Studies of the Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Worked as a Visiting Lecturer of Diploma in Public Management Diploma conducted by the Department of Public Administration, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.
  • Worked as a Visiting Lecturer of Diploma in Entrepreneurial and Business Management program offered by the Department of Business Administration, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.
  • Worked as a Temporary Tutor of the Department of Business Economics of Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, from June 2007 to June 2008.
  • Worked as an Internal Audit Executive of Paints and General Industries Ltd, Sri Lanka, from 1st March 2007 to 31st May 2007.
  • Worked as the Accountant of Governors Construction Ceylon (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka, from April 2006 to February 2007.
  • Worked as a Management Trainee at Governors Construction Ceylon (Pvt) Ltd from February 2005 to March 2006 under the internship program organized by the Department of Business Economics, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

E-mail: pjsampath@sjp.ac.lk

 

Senior Lecturer

Designation

Senior Lecturer

Academic Qualification

B.Sc. in Business Administration (Business Economics) (Special) (SJP); MEcon (Development Economics) (Colombo); M.A. (Development and Cooperation) (Korea University).

 

 Teaching & Research Interests
 

 Teaching /Course Co-Ordinator

 UndergraduateB.Sc.

Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Subjects
Microeconomics
Macroeconomics
Managerial Economics(Course Coordinator)

Labour Economics (Course Coordinator)

Money And Banking

Applied Economics

Visiting Lecturer

B.A Economics(Special) Degree Program, Faculty of Arts ,University of Sri Jayewardenepura

 o     Human Resource Economics

B Sc. Business Administration(External) Degree 2014

 Diploma In  Public  Administration

o    Department of Public Administration Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri  Jayewardenepura

Fundamentals of Micro Economics

Economics for Public Managers

B.Sc in Computer Science

 o    University of Colombo School of Computing

Fundamentals of Economics

Research Interests

o   International Economics

o   Labor Economics

o   Development Economics

Research in Progress at Undergraduate level:

o   Macro Economic Challenges for Apparel Industry Performance in Sri Lanka

o   Growth and Foreign Indebtedness: Empirical Study of Asian Countries

o   Do women in Top Management Affect Firm Performance? Analysis of Public Quoted Companies in Sri Lankan Manufacturing Sector

o   Household Consumption ,Savings and Portfolio Choice: Empirical Study in Asia

o   The Determinates of Unemployment among Educated Women in Sri Lanka:A study of Gampaha District

 Research Publication

International forum / Conferences

·       “Conflict of Development: Culture ahead of Definition; Field study in Mahaweli System “C” in Sri Lanka”, presented and published in 05th International Conference on Business Management at University of Sri Jayewardenepura,2008 -ISBN 978-955-9054-64-1

·       “An analysis of Women Empowerment in Households; A study of Gampaha D.S. Division” , presented and published in  02nd International Conference on Social Science at University of Kelaniya,2013-ISBN-978-955-4563-13-1

·       “Railway Transportation and Economic Growth in Sri Lanka”, presented and published on 04th  International Conference on Business and Information at University of Kelaniya,2013-ISBN-978-955-4563-16-2

·       “Is Sri Lanka Flying with Flying Geese Pattern? Analysis of Export Structure”, Presented and Published in 10th International Conference on Business Management at University of Sri Jayewardenapura,2013

·       “Role of Trade Policy Changes on International Trade  in Sri Lanka; Analysis of from 1948 to 2011”,Presented and published in 5th International Conference  Business and Information at University of Kelaniya,2014.

·       “The Impact of Government Expenditure on Economic Growth: A Study of Asian Countries” has been accepted for oral presentation as well as inclusion in the conference proceedings of the ICBM 2015: 17th International Conference on Business and Management held in Singapore.

  • “The Impact of Government Expenditure on Economic Growth: A Study of Asian Countries” ,published in International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering Vol:9, No:9, 2015

 

 Dissertation

o   “International Trade and Economic Growth of Sri Lanka: Lessons from Taiwan”, carried on as a partial fulfillment of Masters in International Cooperation at Graduate Studies of International Studies, Korea University.

o   “An analysis of women empowerment in households; a study of Gamapaha Divisional Secretariat division”, carried on as a partial fulfillment of Masters in Economics, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo.

o   “Tendency towards Employment at Paddy Cultivation by Younger Generation: A Field Study in Hingurakgoda D.S. Division”, as a partial fulfillment of B.Sc in Business Administration (Business Economics)Special degree at Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

Extra Curricular Activities

External

o   Being a Project Evaluator at  a Talent Scouting Program at Emerald International (Pvt) Ltd in year 2008

o   Being a Chief Examiner for the Economics at GCE Advance Level paper marking.

Internal

University

  • Working as a Academic Counselor of University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2015.
  • Worked as a reviewer of 12th International Conference of Business Management of Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University  of Sri Jayewardenapura.
  • Worked as a Part Time Academic Sub Warden of Dr. Wimala de Silva Hostel at University of Sri Jayewardenepura
  • ICBM Committee Member  for the year 2009
  • Committee Member of the Alumni Association of the Department of Business Economics at University of Sri Jayewardenepura
  • Committee Member of the Student Association of Business Economics, University of Sri Jayewardenepura
  • Participated as a field investigator in the research study conducted by the Kogoshima National University of Japan on Innovation and Management in Sri Lankan Manufacturing Firms from 14th to 16th of May 2004.
  • Participated in the residential workshop on Socio Economics issues in Kundasale DS Division, which is organized by the Department of Business Economics of University of Sri Jayewardenepura from 19th to 21st of August 2005.

Department

  • ICBM Committee Member  for the year 2009
  • Resource Centre Coordinator for the year 2011

Other

o   Member of Netball Development Pool in Netball Federation(1998-2000)

  • Member of North Central Province Netball Team(1998-2000)
  • Manager of the School Bank (People’s Bank-Sisu Udana)-1997

E-mail: gunasekara@sjp.ac.lk

 

Senior Lecturer

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Designation

Senior Lecturer

Academic Qualification

1.     Master in Economics (University of Colombo)

2.     Bachelor of Science(Business Administration)(Business Economics) Special – First Class awarded the National Institute of Business Management (NIBM) Gold Medal  offered by Department of Business Economics the for the excellent performance at the Department of Business Economics – University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Teaching Interest

Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Economics, Mathematical Methods for Economics

Researching  Interest

International trade, Foreign Direct Investment

Researches and Publications

·       Karunarathna K. and Sparamadu A.A.D.T (2014) Substitutability of Automated Teller Machines for Tellers: With Special Reference to Bank of Ceylon. Sri Lanka Journal of Economic Research, 2(1),53-66

·       Saparamadu A A D T, Kavirathna I A, Rajapakshe L K I, Withanawasam M P K and Herath H M C T (2013) “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail”: Journey towards the Pinnacle. Selected Case Stuiesa of National Entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka, International Conference on Business Management 20-32

·        Karunarathna K. and Sparamadu A.A.D.T (2013) Substitutability of Automated Teller Machines for Tellers: With Special Reference to Bank of Ceylon. Conference Proceedings- Sri Lanka Economic Research Conference

·       Saparamadu A A D T(2013) Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in South Asian Region. Sri Lanka Journal of Business Economics,4, 25-39

·       Preserving Culture or Adopting change? Exploring the Value of Culture as a means to Sustainable Development – Pending Review

·        “Determinants and Impact on Income: Special Reference to Household Level Coir Yarn Labourers” has been accepted for ICMEHSS 2015: International Conference on Management, Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences” -Abstract

·       Empirical Tests of Okuns’ Law in Sri Lanka – Work-in-Progress

Contact Numbers
Phone Office

0112502005

Mobile

0718506082

Email

thilini@sjp.ac.lk

Lecturer

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Designation

Lecturer

Academic Qualifications: 

1. PhD candidate, RMIT University, Australia

2. Master of Commerce (Fiinance) (Honours), University of Sydney, Australia

3. Masters in Economics, University of Colombo

4. B. Sc in Business Administration (Business Economics) (Special)

Teaching Interest

Financial Economics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics

Researching  Interest

Behavioral Finance, Poverty, Monetary Policy, FDIs

 

Researches and Publications

·       “Impact of Agency Problem and Corporate Governance on Company Performance – Empirical Evidence from Sri Lankan Banking Sector”, International Conference on Business and Information, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, December 2013.

·       “Determinants of the Adoption of Mobile Banking Services in Sri Lanka”, International Research Conference in Management and Finance, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, December 2013.

 

·       “Empirical Determinants of Capital Structure and Adjustments to Long – Run Target: Evidence from Sri Lankan Plantation Companies”, 9th International Conference on Business Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, March 2013.

 

·       “Disposition Effect and Momentum in Sri Lankan stock Market.”, 9th International Conference on Business Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, March, 2013.

 

·       “Preserving culture or adopting change? Exploring the value of culture as a means to sustainable development” a project carried out and completed in 2014 with the fundings the research committee of University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

 

·       “The Analysis of Disposition Effect and Price Reversal Taking Unobservable Factors into Consideration: With Special Reference to Sri Lankan Stock Market”, volume 3 of The Sri Lankan Journal of Business Economics (SLJBE), 2013.

 

 

·       “Conflict of development definitions: Culture ahead of Definition; Field Study in Mahaweli System “C” in Sri Lanka”, Fifth International Conference on Business Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2008.

 

·       Income Distribution in an open economy-Sri Lankan’s Experience 1977-2006”: 11th International Conference on Sri Lanka Studies, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom, November 2007

Contact Numbers
Phone Office: +94112802005
Email: hmadduma@gmail.com
Lecturer – Probationary

 

Designation : Lecturer – Probationary

Academic Qualification

B.Sc. in Marketing Management (Special) (SJP); CIMA (UK) Passed Finalist.

E-mail: harinik@sjp.ac.lk

 

Lecturer – Probationary

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Designation

Lecturer – Probationary

Academic Qualification

B.Sc. in Business Administration (Business Economics) (Special) (SJP).

Teaching Interest

Managerial Economics  , Intentional Economics and Microeconomics

Researching  Interest

Gravity Model , Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Modelling , GSP and  Comparative advantage in international trade

Researches and Publications : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Maduranga_Withanawasam

Contact Numbers

Phone Office 0112802005

Mobile 0771772001

E-mail: madurangaw@sjp.ac.lk

Lecturer – Probationary

Designation :                           Lecturer (Probationary)
Academic Qualification:  

BSc in Business Administration (Business Economics) (Special) Degree, University of Sri  Jayewardenepura

Reading for Masters in Economics, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Teaching Interest:

Microeconomics, Labour Economics,  Mathematical Methods for Economics

Researching  Interest : 

Labour Economics

Researches and Publications:

1.     Hemachandra, W.D.K, Withanawasam, M.P.K, Madukala, J.I, (2013) Does Vehicle Emission Test Improve Air Quality in Sri Lanka? International Conference on Business Management (ICBM), Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, pp. 57-69.

2.     Gunasekara, W.G.V, Madukala,J.I, (2013) Railway Transportation and Economic Growth in Sri Lanka, International Conference on Business and Information (ICBI), Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, pp.32.

Research in Progress

1.     Caught between Extremes: The Culture and Economics of Traditional Mask Art in Contemporary Sri Lanka. (Team research project)

 

2.     Determinants of Secondary Job Holding in Sri Lanka.

Contact Numbers
Phone Office:         0112758862
Mobile:                   0716500831
Email:                     madukala@sjp.ac.lk

 

 

 

Lecturer - Probationary

Designation – Lecturer (Probationary)
Academic Qualification – B.Sc. in Business Administration (Business Economics) (Special)
Teaching Interest– Labour Economics, Development Economics
Researching  Interest– Small Businesses, Rural Development, Sustainable Development
Contact Numbers
Phone Office 0112802005
Mobile  0773918278
Email   thilini.24n@gmail.com, thilini.n@sjp.ac.lk
Social Media Links
Linkedin –  https://lk.linkedin.com/in/tnavaratne
Temporary Assistant Lecturer

Designation: Temporary Assistant Lecturer
Academic Qualification: B.Sc. Business Administration (Business Economics) (Special)
Teaching Interest: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Managerial Economics, International Economics, Project Management
Researching  Interest: Agricultural Economics, Public Finance, Development Economics, International Economics
Researches and Publications: Rajapakshe, DP & Hemachandra, DWK 2015, ‘Economic Viability of Organic vs. Conventional Paddy Farming: With Special Reference to Kesbewa Divisional Secretariat Division’, Sri Lanka Economics Research Conference 2015, 20–21 November 2015, Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists, Colombo, pp. 145-163.

Priyangika, RD, Perera, MSS & Rajapakshe, DP 2016, ‘An Empirical Investigation on Customer Attitude and Intention towards Internet Banking: A Case of Licensed Commercial Banks in Colombo District, Sri Lanka’, 13th International Conference on Business Management (ICBM) 2016, 7-8 December 2016, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, pp. 718-734.

Contact Numbers
Phone Office: 0112802005
Mobile: 0779904138
Email: dilan.r@sjp.ac.lk

 

Temporary Academic Tutor

Designation: Temporary Academic Tutor
Academic Qualification: B.Sc. Business Administration (Business Economics) (Special)
Teaching Interest: Econometrics, Financial Economics, Money and Banking, International Economics, Research Methodology
Researching  Interest: Monitory Economics, Central Banking, Investment Banking
Contact Numbers
Phone Office: 0112802005
Mobile: 071-1513884
Email: amanishni2000@gmail.com

Social Media Links

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amanda-perera-a2ab6912b/