Economic and Social Development under a Market Economy Regime in Sri Lanka, Buddhadasa Hewavitharana Felicitation Volume 2, February, 2012

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978-955-665-151-5

Published Year

February 2012

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These two volumes cover a broad spectrum of Sri Lanka’s economic and social development and critically explores the market economy. The volume of essays offer comprehensive accounts of the actually existing market economy of Sri Lanka, complete with disaggregated analyses of key economic and social problems faced by the country during recent decades.

The chapters examine many aspects, ranging across a broad spectrum of issues: public finance and money, fiscal policy and taxation, and the impact of the market economy on different sectors and parts of society, to regional disparities and income distribution.

Reviews & Highlights in the Media

Reviewed by
SirimalAbeyratne
Head of the Department of Economics, University of Colombo
http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=50079

Reviewed by
W. A. Wijewardena
Former Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka
http://www.ft.lk/2012/04/09/the-loud-voice-of-economists-reform-or-perish/