Reducing Regional Disparities: Annual Report of the Finance Commission of Sri Lanka

IPS was commissioned by the Finance Commission (FC) to compile their 2012 Annual Report which focuses on the distribution of funds among provinces and their impacts on reducing regional disparities. The report, themed ‘Reducing Regional Disparities’, analyses the distribution of funds among provinces, and the performance of provinces/districts in different sectors based on identified output and outcome indicators. The sectors analysed include education, health, agriculture, livestock, fisheries, roads, irrigation, energy and tourism. The analyses also attempts to evaluate the distribution of funds based on factors such as poverty and population.

Research team

Nisha Arunatilake
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Samanthi Bandara
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Suwendrani Jayaratne
Dharshani Premaratne


Finance Commission and TTI

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