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Identifying Tobacco Value Chain in Sri Lanka

This study aims to identify the tobacco value chain and define the value chain players and layers. Further, the study... View Article

Calculating Tax Elasticities and Assessing Implications of Tobacco Tax Changes on Tax Revenue

This study estimates price elasticities and cross-price elasticities for different tobacco products to assess the impact of tax changes on... View Article

Talking Economics Digest: January – June 2019

This edition of the Talking Economics Digest centers on the theme of ‘Shaping South Asia’s Future in the Fourth Industrial... View Article

Sri Lanka’s Grade Five Scholarship Examination: An Evaluation of its Effectiveness and Relevance

Sri Lanka’s grade five scholarship exam has two main aims – admitting talented students to more prestigious schools and providing... View Article

Migration & Remittances: Impact on Financial Behaviour of Families Left Behind in Sri Lanka

Currently, over one in every 14 households has an international migrant while one in every 11 households receives remittances. In... View Article

Belt and Road Initiative, Debt and Diplomacy: Challenges and Opportunities for China – Sri Lanka Economics Relations

Women-owned and Led Micro, Small Medium Enterprises in Spice and Coir Sectors of Sri Lanka: Constraints and Policy Options

Working Beyond the Age of Retirement: Patterns and Determinants of Elderly Labour Force Participation in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has the fastest ageing population in South Asia and this can have significant implications for the country’s labour... View Article

Climate Insurance for Dry Zone Farmers in Sri Lanka: Prospects for Index Insurance

Increasing climate-related risks in Sri Lanka pose significant challenges for farming communities, especially those in the dry zone. This calls... View Article

Sri Lanka’s NEETs: An Analysis of Youth not in Education, Employment or Training

The concept of NEET—referring to young people Not in Education, Employment, or Training—focuses not only on those who are jobless,... View Article

National Natural Gas Policy

The project involves formulating a national natural gas policy for Sri Lanka, based on the work that has already been... View Article