Development

Controlling NCDs in Sri Lanka in the Age of a Pandemic

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.

Latest Edition of Talking Economics Digest Now Online! – Creating a Knowledge-based Economy

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.’

Latest Edition of Talking Economics Digest Now Online! – Financing for Development

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.

Can We Produce Better Estimates of Urbanization in Sri Lanka?

This article argues the need to produce better estimates of Urbanization in Sri Lanka.

Poverty and MDGs in Sri Lanka: What More Needs to be Done?

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 …

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