This blog highlights the incidence of NCDs, by sex, age groups and income levels, based on the Household Income and Expenditure Survey-2016, (HIES-2016), conducted by the Department of Census and Statistics (DCS). It also discusses directions for future research on NCDs and provides recommendations to tackle the NCD challenge.
As Sri Lanka is looking to reform its education sector, the 16th Edition of the Talking Economics Digest centers on the theme of ‘Creating a Knowledge-based Economy.’
The theme of the 13th Edition of the Talking Economics Digest focuses on ‘Financing for Development’ and calls for efficient fiscal policy reforms to achieve sustainable growth and to macroeconomic stability.
This article argues the need to produce better estimates of Urbanization in Sri Lanka.
Special article marking International Day of Eradicating Poverty (17th October) Poverty – a condition where people’s basic needs for wellbeing are not being met – is a multidimensional issue that affects most, if not all, nations. Despite huge success in …