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Prof. H. M. Nawarathna Banda
Associate Professor
B.A.(Kel'ya), M.A.(C'bo), M.Sc.(York), PhD (kel'ya)

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Professional Experience :

 

Research Interest :

  • Coastal Poverty and Environment
Presentations:

In Sri Lanka;

I

A study on Privatization and Efficiency (with reference to British Gas  Corporation and British Gas PLC), Discussion Papers , Seminar Series conducted by the Department of Economics in University of Kelaniya , Sri Lanka on 04 April 2001

II

The Impact of Privatization on Unemployment (with reference to Thulhiriya Textile Mill and Kabool Lanka Private Limited ) , Proceeding of the Annual; Research Symposium 2001-Faculty of Graduate Studies , University of Kelaniya , Sri Lanka

III

Socio-economic problems faced by the employees at Free Trade Zones in Sri Lanka, Proceeding of the Annual Research Symposium 2002-Faculty of Graduate Studies , University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

IV

The Impact of Sea Erosion on Fishing Life in Negambo Coastal Area in Sri Lanka, Proceeding of the Annual Research Symposium 2003 - Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

V

Policy Implication on Coastal Poverty in Fishing Communities in Sri Lanka (with reference to Gampaha Coastal Belt) , at the International Conference was held in University of Kelaniya on Sri Lanka Studies after five hundred years of colonization from 16th to 18th December 2005

VI

Rural Poverty and Environment (with reference to Kurunagala District), at The International Symposium was held at Sabaragamuwa University in Sri Lanka from 4th to 7th July 2006

VII

Coastal Poverty and Environmental Degradation in Sri Lanka (with reference to Gampaha Coastal Belt), This paper  was presented at the Annual Research Symposium 2006 - Faculty of Graduate Studies,  University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

VIII

Forest Management through Community Participation (with reference to Kurunegala District), this paper was presented at the International  Conference was held Forest Department in Sri Lanka from 22rd to 23rd December 2006

IX

The Environmental Impact on Coastal Poverty in Fishing Communities in Sri Lanka (with reference to Gampaha Coastal Belt), RESEARCH WITH GLOBAL EXPOSURE, Seminar on Research Papers Presented by the Academic Staff Members of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, at the International Conferences held in Foreign Countries in 2005and 2006, 08th February 2007

X

War , Poverty and Economic Development in Sri Lanka (with reference to Trincomalee District), RESEARCH WITH GLOBAL EXPOSURE, Seminar on Research Papers Presented by the Academic Staff Members of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, at the International Conferences held in Foreign Countries in 2005and 2006, 08th February 2007

XI

Reducing Coastal Poverty through Community Participation (with  Reference to Ambakanadavila village in Chilaw coastal belt) this paper  was presented at the NARA in Sri Lanka from 15th to 16th February 2007

XII

Impact of Land Fragmentation for building Residences on Environmental Degradation in Sri Lanka (with reference to Gampaha District), this Paper was presented at the International Conference was organized by Forest Department and University Of Jayawardanapura and held in Tangerine Beach Hotel on 30th November 2007

XIII

Gem Mining and Environmental Degradation in Sri Lanka (with reference to Rathnapura District), this paper was presented at the Symposium organized by the Faculty of Graduate Studies in University of Kelaniya,  Sri Lanka on 19th December 2007

XIV

Impact of International Migration on Reducing Rural Poverty in Sri Lanka (with reference to Gampaha District), This paper was presented at  the Conference was held at Senate Room in University of Colombo which was organized by Sociological Association of Sri Lanka on 18th Friday January 2008

XV

Impact of Government Policies to Increase the Small Scale Milk Production in Sri Lanka (with reference to Kurunegala District), Paper  was presented at the Conference was held in Royal Asiatic Society in  Sri Lanka in 29th March 2008

XVII

Impact of Government Programs on Reducing Child Sex Tourism in Sri Lanka (with reference to Hikkaduwa Coastal Area), this paper was presented at the International Conference was held at the Research Centre for Social Sciences at the Faculty of Social Sciences  In  University of Kelaniya from 18th to 20th July 2008

XVIII

Coastal Poverty and Human resource management in Sri Lanka (with reference to Gampaha District Coastal Belt), Fundamental and Operational Research for Development, Conference on Humanities and Social sciences (NCAS) in Sri Lanka, 17th – 18th October 2008

XIX

Impact of International Migration on Reducing Rural Poverty in Sri Lanka (with reference to Gampaha District), Sociological Association of Sri lanka, Annual Conference, Sri Lanka after Three Decades of Economic Liberalization: Socio-Cultural Consequences at the University of Colombo, -2008

XX

Minor Export Crops and Rural Development in Sri Lanka (with  reference to Rambukkana AGA division), this paper was presented at the Annual Research Symposium was Organized the FGS in University of Kelaniya on 18th -19th December 2008

XXI

Impact of Tourism on Reducing Poverty in Coastal Area in Sri Lanka   (with reference to Puttalam District), the paper was presented at the Conference held in University of Colombo organized by Sociological Association of Sri Lanka (SASL) from 19-20 2009

In Foreign Countries;

1

Environmental Impact on Coastal Poverty in Fishing Communities in Sri Lanka at the International Conference was held at Chiang Rai Rajabhat University in Thailand from 16th to 18th February 2006

II

War, Poverty and Economic Development in Sri Lanka (with reference to  Trincomalee District), International Conference on Sustainable Development for Peace: Friendly Co-operation among Mekong region countries was held at Sunway Hotel in Cambodia  from 25th to 28th September 2006

Training :

In Sri Lanka;

I

I have participated the National Workshop on Capacity Building for External Debt Management in the Era of Rapid Globalization was organized by Central Bank of Sri Lanka at Galadri Hotel in Colombo from 30th to 31st August 2005

II

I have participated the National Workshop on Services of National Library of Sri Lanka at the Faculty of Social Sciences in University of Kelaniya on 3rd November 2005

III

I have participated the National Workshop on Research Supervision in the 21st Centuary at Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management organized by British Council under the IRQUE on 5th September 2008

IV

I have participated in the workshop of the Third Field Season of the Upper Malwatu Oya Archaeological Exploration Project Organized by the University of Kelaniya and Durham University in Collaboration with the University of Bradford, the University of Stirling and the University of Leicester, and Sponsored by the Arts & Humanities Research Council

In Foreign Countries;

I

I have participated a training program on Natural Resources and Environmental Economics on a scholarship was granted by SANDEE at the Institute of Socio Economic Change (ISEC) in Nagarbavi  India from 1st to 20th July 2005

II

Training on Basic Econometrics and its Application on a Scholarship Granted by SANDEE at Dhulikhel Mountain Resort in Nepal from 18th February to 5th April 2008

III

Environmental Economics and Policy- Research and Writing Workshop, Organized by the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics in Kathmandu, Nepalfrom 13th – 17th September 2008.

 

Publications :

Books (Translation):

1

Principles of Macroeconomics -2003

S.Godage  Publisher in Maradana

2

Principles of Microeconomics   - 2006

S.Godage  Publisher in Maradana

Books (Published):

Articles:

1

Monetary Devaluation and Alternative ways in Developing Countries KALAMANAKARANA, Student Union for Management and Commerce, University of Kelaniya

Vol: II, 1994/95, pp. 54-59

2

Origin, Evolution and New & Old View of banking, STUDIES IN SOCIAL SCIENCES, Journal of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya

Volume II, January 1997, pp. 145-157

3

An Analysis of Externalities and the Remedies for it, Review of Economics, Biannual Journal of Department of Economics, University of Kelaniya

Volume II, 1998, pp. 160-173

4

Labor Problems at Garment Industries in Sri Lanka, ARTHA NIYAMA, Department of Economics, University of Kelaniya

, Volume II, Part I, 2002, pp. 100-112

 

5

Environmental Impact on Coastal Fishing Communities in Sri Lanka (with reference to Gampaha Coastal Belt), SStrengthening Partnership among Academic and Development Institutions: New Dimensions of Social, Culture and Economic Cooperation in the Upper Greater Mekong Sub-region, Chiangrai Rajabhat University, Thailand

 

August 2006, pp. 101-122

6

War, Poverty and Economic Development in Sri Lanka (with reference to Trincomalee District), International Conference, Sustainable Development for Peace: New Dimensions of Friendly Cooperation in the Upper Greater Mekong Sub-region, Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, Cambodia

from 25-28 September, 2006, pp. 1-19

7

Sea Erosion and Fisher Folk in Sri Lanka (with reference to Vennappuwa Coastal Area), PRAVANATHA, Journal of Master of Arts/Master of Social Sciences (Economics), Volume II, Department of Economics, University of Kelaniya

2006, pp.100-127

8

Coastal Poverty and environmental Degradation in Sri Lanka (with reference to Gampaha District), Review of economics, Biannual Journal of Department of Economics, University of Kelaniya

Volume VII, Part I, 2007, pp. 14-39

9

Impact of International Migration on Reducing Rural Poverty in Sri Lanka (with reference to Gampaha District)Sri Journal of Population Studies, ,Department of Demography, University of Colombo,

Volume 10, December 2007

10

Land Fragmentation and Environmental Degradation in Sri Lanka (with reference to Gampaha District), Kelaniya Journal

2008

11

Impact of Government Programs on Reducing Child Sex Tourism in Sri Lanka (with reference to Hikkaduwa Area), Journal of Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya

2009