discussion papers
No Date Location Title Author
01 2021-Nov-13 Sri Lanka Economic Association, online

Modernization of domestic agriculture

(Descriptive paper)

Dr. Wasanthi Wickramasinghe

02 2020-Nov-26 Kelaniya University and Online

‘Science, technology and innovation for economic recovery’ at International Conference on Applied and Pure Sciences.
Keynote speech after about 30 minutes


Professor Tilak Abeysinghe

03 2020-Mar-11 Centre for Banking Studies, Central Bank of Sri Lanka

Debt begets debt: The Sri Lankan welfare state and fiscal sustainability

Professor Tilak Abeysinghe

04 2020-Jan-30 BMICH

Sri Lanka's Policy Dilemma on Debt and Growth: The Challenges for an Upper Middle-Income Economy

Dr. Dushni Weerakon

05 2019-Sep 27 Marga Institute

Inquiry into Sri Lankan Middle Class

Dr. Wasanthi Wickramasinghe

06 2019-Aug-04 Amaya Hills, Kandy

Kandy Society of Medicine, foundation session, Guest of Honour and presentation on Preventive healthcare: The Singapore way

Professor Tilak Abeysinghe

07 2018-July-26 Marga Instutite

Affordability of middle class standard of living in Sri Lanka

Dr. Wasanthi Wickramasinghe

08 2018-May 22 SLAAS Council Room

Development of an Algorithm for Drought- related Crop Insurance Products

Organized by Dr. Wasanthi Wickramasinghe

09 2018-May-08 BMICH

Singapore’s Development Experience: Lessons for Sri Lanka


Professor Tilak Abeysinghe

10 2017-Dec 5-6 Mövenpick Hotel, Colombo

Divergent Trends of Per Capita GDP and Average Purchasing Power in Sri Lanka (The 4th International Conference on Poverty and Sustainable Development-2017)

Dr. Wasanthi Wickramasinghe

11 2017-Nov-06 BMICH

"Towards a Vibrant Economy and Prosperous Country"(Fourth Gamani Corea Memorial Lecture).


Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy

12 2017-Mar-09 BMICH

Responding to the Global Challenge of an Ageing Population - an International Perspective

♦Elderly Care - Sri Lankan Perspective

♦Overview of Elderly care

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Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy

13 2017-Jan-30 BMICH

The Future of Agriculture in Sri Lanka and Food Security

♦Toxin Free Nation

♦Rice Sector at Cross Roads

♦Sustainable Commerial Agriculture

Main Speaker: Professor Buddhi Marambe
Other Speakers: Dr. Parakrama Waidyanatha,Professor Jeevika Weerahewa and Mr. Rizvi Zaheed

14 2016-Nov-10 BMICH

The Quest For Global Good Governance

Ambassador Jayantha Dhanapala

15 2016-Sep-28 BMICH

Development - Can Sri Lanka be a model for implementing the SDGs?


Sir Richard Jolly

16 2016-Mar-16 BMICH

Economics beyond the market

Dr. Nishan de Mel

17 2016-Jan-07 BMICH

Enriching and accelerating higher education development in Sri Lanka
(Second Gamani Corea Memorial Lecture)

Dr. Harsha Aturupane

18 2015-Oct-15 BMICH

Towards a new growth model: macroeconomic compulsions and structural challenges

Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy

19 2015-Aug-31 BMICH

The 5 point plan and the 10 point agreement

Dr. Lloyd Fernando

20 2015-May-06 BMICH

A vision for Sri Lanka 2025 & 2035 – Pre requisites of very high human development

Dr. Godfrey Gunatilleke

21 2014-Nov-03 LKIIRSS

Recent trends in International Trade: Implications for Sri Lanka (Inaugural Gamani Corea Memorial Lecture)

Dr. Saman Kelegama

22 2014-July-30 BMICH

Reflections and perspectives on economic planning

Dr. Hilarian Codippily