Mrs. W.G.V. Gunasekara

Mrs. W.G.V. Gunasekara

Name Mrs. Vishaka Gunasekara
Designation Senior Lecturer
Academic Qualifications B.Sc. in Business Administration (Business Economics) (Special), University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
MEcon (Development Economics), University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
M.A. (Development and Cooperation), Korea University, South Korea
Awards and Honors KU-KOICA Scholarship to study Master’s Degree Program in International Development and Cooperation at the Graduate School of International Studies, Korea University, South Korea from (2012 to 2013)
Completed the Master of Arts in International Studies (Development and Cooperation) at Korea University with the Thesis obtaining 4.35 GPA out of total GPA 4.5 (2013)
Participated in Australia Awards Fellowship 2018 hosted by the Monash University, Australia under the titled “University-Industry Linkages for Business Development through Innovative Knowledge Creation (Sri Lanka)” (5th May 2018 to 26th May 2018)
Teaching Interests Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Managerial Economics, Labour Economics, Money and Banking and Applied Economics
Researching  Interests International Economics, Labor Economics and Development Economics
Journal Papers
Author(s) Title Journal Publisher
Lahirushan, K.P.K.S. & Gunasekara, W.G.V. The Impact of Government Expenditure on Economic Growth: A Study of Asian Countries International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 9, pp. 2995-3003, 2015 World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
Conference/Symposium Papers
Author(s) Title Conference/Symposium, Date Publisher
Kumari, M.A.K.M. & Gunasekara, W.G.V. Budget Deficit and Economic Growth in Sri Lanka 14th International Conference on Business Management (ICBM), 2017 Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
Perera, G.A.N. &                Gunasekara, W.G.V. The Strength of Central Bank and Its Impact on Price Stability in South Asia 14th International Conference on Business Management (ICBM), 2017 Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
Wijesingh, B.G.N.R. & Gunasekara, W.G.V. Determinants of the Female Labour Force Participation among Educated Women in Sri Lanka: A Study conducted in the Gampaha District International Research Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS), 2016 Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
Rupawaththa, R.G.M.N. & Gunasekara, W.G.V. Do Women in Top Management Affect Firm Performances? Analysis of Public Quoted Companies in Sri Lanka 13th International Conference on Business Management (ICBM), 2016 Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
Lahirushan, K.P.K.S. & Gunasekara, W.G.V. The Impact of Government Expenditure on Economic Growth: A Study of Asian Countries 17th International Conference on Business and Management, 2015 Singapore
Gunasekara, W.G.V. Role of Trade Policy Changes on International Trade  in Sri Lanka; Analysis of from 1948 to 2011 5th International Conference  Business and Information (ICBI), 2014 Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
Gunasekara, W.G.V. & Madukala, J.I. Railway Transportation and Economic Growth in Sri Lanka 4th International Conference on Business and Information (ICBI), 2013 Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
Gunasekara, W.G.V. Is Sri Lanka Flying with Flying Geese Pattern? Analysis of Export Structure 10th International Conference on Business Management (ICBM), 2013 Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
Gunasekara, W.G.V. An analysis of Women Empowerment in Households: A Study of Gampaha D.S. Division 2nd International Conference on Social Science, 2013 University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
Amarathunge, S.P.P., Rathnayake, R.M.A.K., Fernando, P.J.S., Bandara, Y.M.H.P.M. & Gunasekara, W.G.V. Conflict of Development, Culture Ahead of Definition: Field Study in Mahaweli System “C” in Sri Lanka 5th International Conference on Business Management (ICBM), 2008 Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
Working Papers
Author(s) Title Title of Publication, Year of Publication Publisher
Kalansooriya, C.W., Gunasekara, W.G.V. &  Jayarathne, P.G.S.A. Women in Ensuring the Urban Food Security for Sustainability: A Case of Sri Lanka Submitted to Australia & New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference  to be held on  5-7 December 2018 in Auckland, New Zealand Massey University
Kalansooriya, C.W., Gunasekara, W.G.V. & Jayarathne,  P.G.S.A. The Role of Women in Ensuring the Food Security in Urban Households in Sri Lanka Submitted to Journal Food Security: The Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food
Teaching and Research Supervision at Graduate Level Visiting Lecturer for Diploma in Public Administration, University of Sri Jayewardenapura
Visiting Lecturer at the School of Computing, University of Colombo (Course: Fundamental of Economics)
Vsistiong Leturere in Economics (Special) degree of  Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Positions Held at University Worked as a Part Time Academic Sub Warden of Dr. Wimala de Silva Hostel at University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Committee Member for the International Conference on Business Management (ICBM), 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
Community Engagement Chief Examiner for the Economics at G.C.E. (Advance Level) Paper Marking Panels (2010, 2011 and 2016)
Contact Numbers Office: 0112802005
Email gunasekara@sjp.ac.lk
Google Scholar Profile Name  W G V Gunasekara
ResearchGate Profile https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Welamedde_Gedara_Gunasekara