Seminar on The Passage to Riches: Story of Growth and Development

Dr. H.N. Tenuwara, Visiting Professor at Iowa University, USA and former Head of the Economic Research Department, Central Bank of Sri Lanka made a presentation on the topic: “The Passage to Riches: Story of Growth and Development” at a seminar held at the IPS Conference Room on 19th June 2015.

Dr. Tenuwara covered a wide spectrum of Economic History starting from Ricardo, Adam Smith, John Stuart Mill, Karl Marx, and others, exposition of economic development and then went onto highlighting economic thought over the years – before and after the Industrial Revolution. Classical, Keynesian, Neo-Classical, Neo-Keynesian, Institutional, and other doctrines of Economics were re-visited in the context of capital accumulation and growth. There was a lively questions and answer session following his presentation.