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Current position

Senior Lecturer in Economics

Career background & duties

Temporary assistant Lecturer, probationary lecturer and Lecturer  attached to the Department of Economics, University of Kelaniya,  2005-2012

 

Merit and awards

Batch Top Student in Postgraduate Diploma in Regional Planning, 2007 conducted by the Department of Geography, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

 

 

Higher Education

Period at Attendance

University/ Institute

M Phil in Economics

2010

University of Kelaniya

Postgraduate Diploma in Regional Development

2006-2007

University of Kelaniya.

 

B.A.(Honors) in Economics, First Class division

1st January 2001-

1st April 2005

University of Kelaniya,

Sri Lanka

 

Books

Introduction to Banking System of Sri Lanka and India (Sinhala), J.A.P. Kumari,  Department of Economics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2012

Abstracts and Articles

“The Impact of Micro Finance on Small Entrepreneurships in Sri  Lanka”, BIOINFO Business Economics, ISSN: 2249-1775 & E-ISSN: 2249-1783, Volume 2, Issue 1, 2014.

 

 

A Study of Modern Trends in Traditional Farming Methods of Paddy Cultivation, TCSSE, International Conference of Social Sciences and Education Cornell University, New York, USA Aug 2014.

 

“Impact of sports tourism on regional development in Sri Lanka,”in the“2nd \Macrothem Conference on Business, Economics, Paris, France Oct. 2013

.          “Impact of women labor migration on savings and investment in Sri Lanka”, International Conference on Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sceinces, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka Nov. 2013

.“Impact of the Multilateral and Bilateral Trade Agreements on the Sri Lankan Economy” in International Trade & Academic Research Conference (ITRC), The Business Management Review, Volume1, Number2, London , United Kingdom, Nov 2011

“Impact of the Micro Finance on Women’s Entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka”, in the“19th New Zealand Asian Studies Society International Conference, Massey University, New Zealand, July 2011,

 

“Impact of the Micro Finance on small entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka, in Inter-Cooperation Program, Regional Stability thought Economic, Social and Environmental Development in the Greater Mekong Sub-region and Asia Pacific, Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

 

Impact of the Micro Finance on Poverty Alleviation in Sri Lanka”, in 11th International conference on Sri Lanka studies, “Social Realities and Natural Environment in Sri Lanka: Insiders’ and Outsiders’ Perspectives”, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom, November 2007, pp.67.

Government sector Institutional Set up for the Development of Tea Industry in Sri Lanka” in 11th International conference on Sri Lanka studies, “Social Realities and Natural Environment  in Sri Lanka: Insiders’ and Outsiders’ Perspectives”, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom, November 2007 pp.49

“Impact of Economic liberalization on Development Banking in Sri Lanka” in 1st International Conference on Social Sciences - Sri Lanka(ICSSL),”Theory and Practice of Social Sciences for human wellbeing in South Asia” Research Center for Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, July 2008 pp. 253

 

“Impact of Multilateral and Bilateral Trade Agreements on the Sri Lankan Economy” in 1st International Conference on Social Sciences - Sri Lanka (ICSSL),”Theory and Practice of Social Sciences for human wellbeing in South Asia” Research Center for Social Sciences , Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, July, 2008, pp 235

 

“Implication of the Current Global Financial Crisis on Sri Lanka’s Foreign Trade” in 12th International Conference on Sri Lanka Studies, Sri Lanka after the War: Prevention of Recurrences, Reaching for prosperity”, The Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka and The Open University of Sri Lanka Colombo March 2010, pp.212

"Problems Faced by Employees at Small Farms" (Sinhala) in    6th Annual   Symposium,     Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka   2005.

"Impact of the Banking Commissions on Sri Lankan Banking Systemin 7th Annual Symposium, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2006

 

Impact of the Micro Finance on Poverty Alleviation in Sri Lanka (with special reference to Samurdhi Poverty Alleviation Programme)” in 8th Annual Symposium, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2007, pp 55

 

Money Laundering Process and its impact  on Sri Lankan Economy in 9th Annual Symposium, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2008.

 

Implication of the Current Global Financial Crisis on Sri Lanka’s Macroeconomics Perspectives”, in 10th Annual Research Symposium , Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2009

 

"New Trends in Sri Lankan Money Market"(Sinhala) in  Arthikavidya, Department of Economics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka  2006 pp 185- 200 .

 

"A Study of the impact of actions implemented to control the Crisis of Financial Institution" (Sinhala), in Review of Economics, Annual  journal of  Department of Economics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2007.

 

"A Study of the evolution of Credit Cards and their impacts on Sri Lankan Economy" (Sinhala) in “Pravanatha”, Department of Economics, University of Kelaniya, 2007.

 

"A Study of Development Planning in Sri Lanka” (Sinhala) in Arthikavidya , Department of Economics ,University of Kelaniya, 2007.

 

Impact of SAPTA Trade Agreement on Interregional Trade in Sri Lanka(Sinhala), in  Review of Economics Volume VIII, Department of Economics ,University of Kelaniya 2008, pp 82- 94

 

Impact of the SARC Games on South Asian Regional Cooperation” (Sinhala) Wishranthi, Department of Sports and Physical Educations, University of Kelaniya,2008.

 

Impact of Indo Sri Lankan Free Trade Agreement on Sri Lankan Economy, in 3rd International Conference, “New Horizons in Humanities & Science towards Sustainable Development” , University of Sabaragamuwa, Belihuloya , Rathnapura, Sri Lanka, 2010, pp  212.

 

International Trade and Economic Development in Sri Lanka (Sinhala) Review of Economics, Volume  IX, , Department of Economics ,University of Kelaniya 2009, pp 60- 73

 

Impact of Indo Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement (ISFTA) on External Trade in Sri Lanka, in Journal of Social Sciences- Sri Lanka, A Quarterly Review, Volume 1, Number 04, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2009.

 

“ New Trends in Informal Financial Sector in Sri Lanka (with reference to Kegalle District) ”(Sinhala), in 11th Annual Research Symposium , Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2010

 

Training and workshops

Participated in “Refreshment in Economics”, conducted by the University of Jawaharlal Nehru, New Delhi, India, Sep 2008 - Oct 2008.

 

Completed the Staff Development Programme (2007- 2008), conducted by the University Grant Commission, Sri Lanka

 

Two Days workshop (2009) on “Tranning in Research and Publication” conducted by

the National Centre for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences,  Sri Lanka

Two Days workshop on “SPSS” (Sep- 2009) conducted by the Department of Accountancy, Faculty of Commerce and Management, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

 

One Day workshop on “Productivity” (Feb 2009) Organized  by Kizen Centre , Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

. Participated in “Staff Development Programme” (2005-2009) conducted by the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

 

Two Days workshop on “SPSS” (July- 2008) conducted by the Department of Accountancy, Faculty of Commerce and Management, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

 

One Day Workshop on "Services of National Library in Sri Lanka"(March- 2005)      Organized by Research Centre for Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya.

 

Two Days Workshop on "Geographical Information System"(GIS)(March 2006) Organized by Research Centre for Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya.

One day Workshop on "UMOPE-part 3"(April-2006) Organized by University of Kelaniya , University Bradford in collaboration with the university of sterling and the University of  Leicester  and sponsored by Arts and humanities Research Board

 

 

Two Days workshop on “Research proposal writing”(January 2014) conducted by the National Centre for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences,  Sri Lanka

 

 

 

 

Research experience

 

 

Coordinator and Main Researcher to a research project entitled “A study of modern trends in traditional farming methods of paddy cultivation. This research is conducting by under the research grant of SAARC culture center, Sri Lanka, 2014.

 

Coordinator and Researcher to a research project entitled “Socio Economic Impact on NAITA Training Programme in Sri Lanka. This research is conducting by under the research grant of NAITA, Sri Lanka, 2014.

 

Researcher and Report writer to a research project entitled “Impact of Micro Credit on Poverty Alleviation in Sri Lanka. This research is conducting by under the research grant of Research and Publication Department, University Of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka,2014.

 

Researcher and Report writer to a research project entitled “A study of usage of e- banking methods in governmental commercial bank in Sri Lanka. This research is conducting by under the research grant of Research Centre of Social Sciences, University Of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka,2014.

 

Data Enter and Report Writer to a research project entitled “Gamidiriya Project in Badulla Distric”. This research was conducted by the Department of Geography, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2007

 

Coordinator and a Research Assistant to a research project entitled “A Study of Economic and Social factors Influvancing for Education in Uwa Province”. This research was conducted by the Department of Economics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2006.

 

Coordinator and a Research Assistant to a research project entitled “Survey on Cultural Tourism of Anuradhapura”. This research was conducted by the Department of Economics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2005.

Research Assistant to a research project entitled “Survey on Successive Generations Problems of the Gal Oya Colonization Scheme”. This Research was conducted by the Department of Economics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2004.

 

Research Assistant, "Baseline Survey on Tsunami Affected  Families in the Western Provience of Sri Lanka", Spearheaded by Dr. K. Karunathilake, Head, Department of Sociology, University of Kelaniya on the request of Human Disaster Management Council, Colombo.

 

 

 

 

Conference presentations

 

 

PowerPoint Presentation on “Impact of sports tourism on regional development in Sri Lanka,”in the“2nd Macrothem Conference on Business, Economics, Paris, France 18th Oct. 2013.

PowerPoint Presentation on “Impact of women labor migration on savings and investment in Sri Lanka”, International Conference on Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sceinces, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. 23rd Nov 2013

PowerPoint Presentation on “Impact of the Multilateral and Bilateral Trade Agreements on the Sri Lankan Economy” in International Trade & Academic Research Conference (ITRC), The Business Management Review, London , United Kingdom, Nov 2011

PowerPoint Presentation on “Impact of the Micro Finance on Women’s Entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka”, in the“19th New Zealand Asian Studies Society International Conference, Massey University, New Zealand, July 2011,

 

PowerPoint Presentation on “Impact of the Micro Finance on small entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka, in Inter-Cooperation Program, Regional Stability thought Economic, Social and Environmental Development in the Greater Mekong Sub-region and Asia Pacific, Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2011.

 

PowerPoint Presentation on “Implication of the Current Global Financial Crisis on Sri Lanka’s Foreign Trade” in 12th International Conference on Sri Lanka Studies, Sri Lanka after the War: Prevention of Recurrences, Reaching for prosperity”, The Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka and The Open University of Sri Lanka Colombo March 2010.

PowerPoint Presentation on Impact of Indo Sri Lankan Free Trade Agreement on Sri Lankan Economy, in 3rd International Conference, “New Horizons in Humanities & Science towards Sustainable Development” , University of Sabaragamuwa, Belihuloya , Rathnapura, Sri Lanka, 2010.

PowerPoint Presentation on Impact of Indo Sri Lankan Free Trade Agreement on Sri Lankan Economy, in 3rd International Conference, “New Horizons in Humanities & Science towards Sustainable Development” , University of Sabaragamuwa, Belihuloya , Rathnapura, Sri Lanka, 2010.

 

PowerPoint Presentation on “ New Trends in Informal Financial Sector in Sri Lanka (with reference to Kegalle District) ”(Sinhala), in 11th Annual Research Symposium , Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2010

 

PowerPoint Presentation on Impact of the Micro Finance on Poverty Alleviation in Sri Lanka”, in 11th International conference on Sri Lanka studies, “Social Realities and Natural Environment in Sri Lanka: Insiders’ and Outsiders’ Perspectives”, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom, November 2007.

PowerPoint Presentation on Government sector Institutional Set up for the Development of Tea Industry in Sri Lanka” in 11th International conference on Sri Lanka studies, “Social Realities and Natural Environment  in Sri Lanka: Insiders’ and Outsiders’ Perspectives”, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom, November 2007.

PowerPoint Presentation on “Impact of Economic liberalization on Development Banking in Sri Lanka” in 1st International Conference on Social Sciences - Sri Lanka(ICSSL),”Theory and Practice of Social Sciences for human wellbeing in South Asia” Research Center for Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, July 2008.

 

PowerPoint Presentation on “Impact of Multilateral and Bilateral Trade Agreements on the Sri Lankan Economy” in 1st International Conference on Social Sciences - Sri Lanka (ICSSL),”Theory and Practice of Social Sciences for human wellbeing in South Asia” Research Center for Social Sciences , Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, July, 2008.

 

PowerPoint Presentation on "Problems Faced by Employees at Small Farms" (Sinhala) in    6th Annual   Symposium,     Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka   2005.

PowerPoint Presentation on "Impact of the Banking Commissions on Sri Lankan Banking Systemin 7th Annual Symposium, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2006

 

PowerPoint Presentation on Impact of the Micro Finance on Poverty Alleviation in Sri Lanka (with special reference to Samurdhi Poverty Alleviation Programme)” in 8th Annual Symposium, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2007.

 

PowerPoint Presentation on Money Laundering Process and its impact  on Sri Lankan Economy in 9th Annual Symposium, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2008.

 

PowerPoint Presentation on “ Economic Review of Sri Lanka” in Economics refreshment workshop conducted by the University of Jawaharlal Nehru, New Delhi, India, Sep.  Oct 2008

 

PowerPoint Presentation on Implication of the Current Global Financial Crisis on Sri Lanka’s Macroeconomics Perspectives”, in 10th Annual Research Symposium , Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2009