International Conference on ‘South Asian Economic Development: The Way Forward’

Dr. Ganga Tilakaratna and Dr. Bilesha Weeraratne, Research Fellows of IPS  were speakers at the international conference on ‘South Asian Economic Development: The Way Forward ’ organized by the Faculty of Economics at the South Asian University, held in New Delhi, India on 10-11 April 2015.

Dr Ganga Tilakaratna presented a paper titled ‘Social Protection and Labour Market Outcomes: Evidence from Sri Lanka’ while Dr Bilesha Weeraratne presented a paper titled ‘Female Domestic Workers in the Middle East: Does Recruitment Through an Agent Minimize Vulnerability?’.

The chief guest at the event was Dr. Manmohan Singh, the former Prime Minister of India, while the keynote address was made by Professor Jean Drèze, Visiting Professor, University of Ranchi, and Honorary Professor, Delhi School of Economic.

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Social Protection and Labour Market Outcomes in Sri Lanka: An Empirical Analysis – Dr. Ganga Tilakaratna 

Female Domestic Workers in the Middle East: Does Recruitment through an Agent Minimize Vulnerability? – Dr. Bilesha Weeraratne