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Dr. Manjula Gunarathna

Senior Lecturer (Grade I)

Ph.D (UMS), MSSc. (Kelaniya), B.A. Hons (Kelaniya)

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Office Location    : Block K1, Room 102

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Positions:

Senior Student Counselor                        : Faculty of Social Sciences

Academic Coordinator                             : Computer Centre, Faculty of Social Sciences

Activity Coordinator                                : HETC/IDAS Project, Faculty of Social Sciences

Executive Committee Member                 : KUTA

Treasurer                                              : Teachers Welfare Association, Faculty of Social Sciences

Senior Treasurer                                    : Social Statistics Students Club

Research Interest :

  • Social Statistics
  • Rural Tourism


Selected Overseas Training, Workshops and Conference Proceedings:

Civil War and Pro-Poor Tourism. STRC, Malaysia. (2013) (with Dr. J. L.H. NGA and Prof. J. K.L. Chan).

Research Methodology (2011) UMS, Malaysia.

SPSS (2009) Mahidol, Thailand.

Regional Competence Development (2007) Hamdard, India.

Open Economy in Tense Situation: Sri Lanka’s Experiences (2007) ICSLS, Portsmouth, UK.

Refresher Course in Economics (2004) JNU, India.

 

Publications :

Civil War and Pro-Poor Tourism: Special Reference to the Sri Lankan Experiences. Innovation & Optimization of Tourism Research (2013) 820-829. ISBN 978-967-394-178-0: Malaysia (with Dr. J. L. H. NGA and Prof. J. K. L. Chan).

 

Feasibility of Poverty Alleviation in Sri Lankan Rural Tourism as a Recreation Activity. International Journal of Education and Research (2013) 2 (1): 1-10. ISSN 2201-6333 (Print) and 2201-6740 (Online). Australia. Indexed Journal (with  Dr. J. L. H. NGA and Prof. J. K. L. Chan).

 

A Critical Analysis of Trends and Challengers of Co-operative Movement in Sri Lanka (1906-2006), Review of Economics (2006) vi (1).

 

A Critical Analysis of Job Market and Its Reasons Trends in Sri Lanka, Review of Economics, (2003) iii (1).

 

A Critical Analysis of Monetary Developments in the Euro Area, Artha Niyama, (2002) ii (2).

 

An Analysis on Behavior and Influence of Queuing Models in Management Decision Making, Artha  Niyama (2002) ii (1).

 

Linear Programming (Advanced Economic Theory, Ed: Prof. Herath Madana Bandara) (2005) (with Prof. Herath Madana Bandara).

Books (Published):

  • Advanced Economic Theory, Collection of articles (Ed: Prof Herath Madana Bandara) Department of  Economics, University of Kelaniya, 2005.
  • A Critical Analysis of Trends and Challengers of Co-operative Movement in Sri Lanka (1906-2006), Review of Economics, Biannual Journal of Department of Economics, University of   Kelaniya, Volume VI, No I, 2006.
  • A Critical Analysis of Job Market and its reasons trends in Sri Lanka, Review of Economics, Biannual   Journal of Department of Economics, University of   Kelaniya, Volume III, 2003.

 

 

Gold Medal and Awarded

Gold Medal: the best performance - the Faculty of Social Sciences (2000)

 

The Best Paper Awarded (SC): 3rd Regional Conference and 2nd International Rural Responsible Tourism Symposium. Malaysia. (2013) (with Dr. J. L. H. NGA and Prof. J. K. L. Chan)