Macro

‘Sri Lanka: State of the Economy 2012’ e-book released

An e-book of the ‘Sri Lanka: State of the Economy 2012’ containing summary information and visuals of the 7 key chapters is now available for free download. This e-book also contains links to a video presentation of the main highlights of the report.

Facing the Fallout of a Possible ‘Grexit’ and a Euro Break-up: Time for Preparation for Developing Countries

As the European crisis led by Greece and Spain has significantly worsened over the last few months, the future of Europe seems ever more uncertain. With the decreasing possibility of a favorable outcome coming out of Europe, the impact of this crisis on the United States, China and emerging Asia is steadily increasing. Countries outside of the region have begun to plan ahead for a possible breakup of the European Union and all eyes seem to be on the EU at the moment – waiting to see how the situation will eventually manifest.

World Economy Health Check: Mixed Bag of Prospects in 2012

Despite the potential of emerging markets around the world, it is clear that the slowdown in the West will have a significant impact. Developing countries are clearly not insulated against the shockwaves that will ripple out as advanced economies slip into recession. However, many of the emerging economies are robust and dynamic and may weather the storm that lies ahead. Perhaps it will be these very markets that provide the life raft of economic recovery for the West in years to come

Post-conflict Growth: Making it Inclusive

> The IPS launched its ‘Sri Lanka: State of the Economy 2011’ report yesterday (19th October 2011) at its first Annual National Conference at the IPS Auditorium, in the presence of two Senior Ministers of the Cabinet. This year’s report …

Realizing the Post-war Miracle: Challenges, Opportunities and Private Sector Leadership

> Key Perspectives by Dr. Anura Ekanayake – Immediate Past Chairman of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and IPS Governing Board Member By Anushka Wijesinha, Research Economist – IPS In this blog post, we bring to you some key quotes …