Sirimal Abeyratne

Sirimal Abeyratne

Ph.D, Free University Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Research interests:

Macroeconomics, International Economics, Development Economics, Comparative Economic Development and the Sri Lankan Economy

  1. 2010: ‘Vision for a Brighter Future in Sri Lanka: Road to Realize “Mahinda Chintana” Vision’, [an analysis on the Sri Lankan government’s main policy document 2010], SriLanka Economic Journal, 11(1): 1-30, The Journa of the Sri Lanka EconomicAssociation, Colombo
  2. 2009: ‘Gala Time in Rainy Days’: Macroeconomic Implications of the Financial Inflows in 2009’, Economic Review, 35(9/10), People’s Bank, Colombo
  3. 2008: ‘Economic Development and Political Conflict: Comparative Study of Sri Lanka and Malaysia’, South Asia Economic Journal, 9(2): 393-418, Jul-Dec
  4. 2004: ‘Economic Roots of Political Conflict: The Case of Sri Lanka’, World Economy, 27(8): 1295-1314, August
  5. 1997: ‘Issues of Export Expansion in Sri Lanka: 1977-1997’, Economic Review, 23(4/5): 24-27, People’s Bank, Colombo
  6. 1996: ‘The Role of the State in ‘Developing’ Economies’, Upanathi, 7(1/2): 1-21, Journal of the Sri Lanka Association of Economists, Colombo
  7. 1990: ‘Import Substitution or Export Promotion?’, Economic Review, 16(6): 25-29, People’s Bank, Colombo
  8. 1989: ‘Industrialisation in the NICs and in Sri Lanka: Why the NICs Succeeded and Sri Lanka Failed?’, Upanathi, 4(1/2): 45-72, Journal of the Sri Lanka Association of Economists, Colombo