Harini Weerasekera is a Research Assistant at the Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka with research interests in the areas of Macroeconomic policy and planning, Labor and migration, and Econometrics and economic modeling.  She holds a BSc in Economics from University of London International Programmes and a BA in Economics from University of Colombo, with First Class Honors. She also graduated with an MSc in Economics from the University of Warwick where she authored a thesis on border tax evasion in Sri Lanka.