Macroeconomics and Policy Efficiency
Pivot to Asia 2

Sri Lanka and the Pivot to Asia in the New Global Order

This article examines the implications of China’s rise in the new global order and Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ Policy on Sri Lanka.

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Policy Instability – The Achilles Heel of Sri Lanka’s Productivity

This article elaborates on some key aspects highlighted in the Global Competitiveness Report 2016/17, which sheds light on structural weakness in the economy that inhibits Sri Lanka’s progress.


Sri Lanka’s Extended Fund Facility Arrangement with the IMF: It’s Mostly Fiscal

This article takes a look at Sri Lanka’s status and what the country needs to do with regard to its economy, in terms of the IMF Programme.


Insights into Sri Lanka’s Re-based GDP Estimates

This article looks at the implications of over-due re-basing exercise on the size of the Sri Lankan economy, its sectoral composition and growth rates.


Charting a Course for Sri Lanka’s Economy: Politics Triumph Economics for Now

In this article Dushni Weerakoon points out the need for Sri Lanka to confront difficult and delayed reforms to make the economy more efficient and competitive.