Recent Articles

Attracting Foreign Direct Investment to Sri Lanka: The Need for Proactive Investor Facilitation

This article explores the status of Sri Lanka in the context of investment promotion and facilitation; and highlights steps that the country can undertake to improve investment facilitation.

Will TPP Lead to Trade Diversion from Sri Lanka?

The TPP Agreement currently excludes Sri Lanka; and there's growing fear that trade will be diverted to member countries once the Agreement is implemented. This article explore this issue and its implications for Sri Lanka.

Latest Edition of Talking Economics Digest reflects on the 25 Year Journey of IPS!

The 11th Edition of the Talking Economics Digest features the theme “IPS, 25 Years On…”, reflecting the Institute journey of 25 years, from 1995 - 2015.

Sri Lanka’s Invisible Children: The Need for Inclusive Education for Children with Special Needs

This article takes a look at the status of child disabilities in Sri Lanka, and explores barriers to realizing inclusive education and proposes policy recommendations to integrate them into mainstream economy.