Prema-chandra Athukorala is a Professor of Economics at the Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University. He is an Honorary Professorial Research Fellow at the School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester and has been a consultant to the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, International Labour Organization (ILO), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), and the government of Sri Lanka. His publications include Trade Policy Issues in Asian Development (Rutledge, 1998), Labour Migration and Structural Adjustment in East Asia (Oxford University Press, 1999), Liberalization and Industrial Adjustment: Sri Lanka in International Perspective (Oxford University Press, 2000), Saving, Investment and Growth in India (Oxford University Press, 2002), Multinational Enterprises in Asian Development (Edward Elgar 2007), six other books, and numerous contributions to scholarly journals and multi-author volumes

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