IPS Executive Director participates at SANEM Annual Economists’ Conference 2017, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 18 February 2017

IPS Executive Director, Dr. Saman Kelegama, participated at the South Asia Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM)’s Second Annual Economists’ Conference on “Managing Growth for Social Inclusion” which was held on 18-19th February 2017 at the BRAC Centre Inn Auditorium in Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Dr. Kelegama was one of the speakers on the high-level panel on “Managing Growth for Social Inclusion in South Asia.” During the discussion, Dr. Kelegama highlighted issues and challenges faced by Sri Lanka, such as the low female participation rate in the economy, higher percentage of the labour force employed in the informal sector, rise in inequality and insufficient social protection for the rapidly ageing population.

Media Highlights

The Financial Express, 20th February 2017 [ Article PDF Format 168 KB ]