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Publications, research experience and other details

Books

  • 2004, Money, Banking and Price Levels, A test book for G.E.C. (A/L), Department of Education Publications, Ministry of Education. (in Sinhala )
  • 2004, Microeconomics 1: the Theories of Consumer Behavior and Practice, S. Godage Brothers, Colombo. (in Sinhala)
  • 2011, Economic Growth and Development, A text book for G.E.C. (A/L), Department of Education Publications, Ministry of Education. (in Sinhala )
  • 2015, Public Welfare Policies and Multidimensional Poverty in Sri Lanka: An Application of Capability Approach, Sarasavi Publishers, Nugegoda.
  • 2015, Elementary Econometrics, Sarasavi Publishers, Nugegoda. (in Sinhala )
Chapters in Books
  • 2004, Theory of Firm, Advanced Economic Theory, ed. Hearth Madana Bandara, University of Kelaniya.
  • 2004, Production Function Analysis, Advanced Economic Theory, ed. Hearth Madana Bandara, University of Kelaniya.
  • 2006, Income Inequality in Independent Sri Lanka: Trends and Determinants, in Essays in Economics: Professor K. Dharmasena Commemoration Volume, ed.Hearth Madana Bandara et. al. pp. 202 – 223

Articles

  • 2011, The Effects of Public Welfare Policies on Rural Poverty in Sri Lanka: A Logistic Regression Analysis, Sri Lanka Journal of Advanced Social Studies, Vol. 1, No. 1.
  • 2012, Public Welfare Policy, Capability and Rural Poverty: with special reference to Hambantota District in Sri Lanka, KALYANI Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, Vol. XXIV, 2010-2012
  • 2014, Poverty Incidence in Sri Lanka: Overview, Trends, Challenges and Opportunities. International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 2, No. 5, 2014, pp. 132-138. doi: 10.11648/j.hss.20140205.12
  • 2014, Economic and Social Cost of Fertilizer Subsidy on Paddy Farming in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR). Volume 3 Issue 10, October 2014. www.ijsr.ne
  • 2015, Multidimensionality of Urban Poverty: An Inquiry into the Crucial Factors Affecting Well-being of the Rural Poor in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management. Vol. III, Issue 11, November 2015. http://ijecm.co.uk/

Research Experience

  • 2008-2009, a research project on “Rural Poverty and Public Welfare Policy in Sri Lanka: with reference to Katuwan DSD in Hambantota District”, Funded by the University of Kelaniya.
  • 2011, Feasibility Study on the Development of Plastic/Polythene Waste Management and Recycling Centre in Kurunagala under the Kurunagala Municipal Council” with financial assistance of the National Post-Consumer Plastic Waste Management Project of the Central Environmental Authority. The team Prof. N. K. Dangalle, Prof. U. A. Chandrasena, Dr. W. M. Semasinghe, Mr. A. G. Amarasinghe.
  • 2012, “Survey on usage of polythene grocery bags and lunch sheets’, with financial assistance of the National Post-Consumer Plastic Waste Management Project of the Central Environmental Authority. The team Prof. N.K. Dangalle, Prof. U.A. Chandrasena, Dr. W.M. Semasinghe, Mr. A.G. Amarasinghe.
  • 2013-14, A Study on the Impact of Energy management Activities Practiced in Industrial and Commercial Sectors in Sri Lanka, conducted for Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority.
Other Details
  • 2011-2014, Deputy Director, Research Centre for Social Sciences (RCSS), Faculty of Social Sciences.
  • 2011 – 2014, Academic Coordinator, IT Centre, Faculty of Social Sciences.
  • 2013 – to date, Activity Coordinator, of the Quality and Innovation Grant (QIG)- Window 1 & 2, HETC Project of the FSS.
  • 2014 – to date, Coordinator, Innovatory Development Grant for Arts Students (IDAS), HETC Project of the FSS.
  • 2014 – to date, Coordinator, Staff Development Unit, Faculty of Social Sciences.
  • 2014 – to date, Coordinator, Postgraduate Degree Program in Economics.