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Economic policy in Sri Lanka : issues and debates : a Festschrift in honour of Gamani Corea / editor, Saman Kelegama.

Publication:
New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2004.
Format/Description:
Book
522 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Sri Lanka -- Economic policy.
Contents:
Introduction: Economic policy in Sri Lanka: issues and debates / Susan Kelegama
PART I. DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY AND IDEOLOGY
Growth of manufactured exports and terms of trade: pessimism confounded / Prema-chandra Athukorala
The influence of development ideology in macroeconomic policy reform process / Dushni Weerakoon
The lessons of national planning / Godfrey Gunatilleke
Understanding reforms: 1960-2000 / Lal Jayawardena
The importance of the public sector in economic and social development / J.B. Kelegama
PART II. MACROECONOMIC POLICY
Current fiscal policy / D.D.M. Waidyasekera
Public debt: institutional issues / Nihal Kappagoda
Exchange rate / Sisira Jayasuriya
PART III. AGRICULTURE, INDUSTRY AND TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT
Agricultural development: controversial issues / Nimal Sanderatne
Industrial policy / Sarath Rajapatirana
Technology development: key issues in productivity / Chandana Perera, Sarath Dasanayaka
PART IV. EMPLOYMENT AND LABOUR
Labour productivity growth and employment generation / Ravindra A. Yatawana
Youth unemployment: an exploratory study / W.D. Lakshman
Migration and brain drain / Raja B.M. Korale
PART V. INSTITUTIONAL AND GOVERNANCE ISSUES
Economic liberalization and institutional reform / David Dunham
Consumer affairs authority act in the overall context of competition policy / A.D.V. de S. Indraratna
Privatization and regulation / Malathy Knight-John
Banking sector reform / H.N. S. Karunatilake
PART VI. SOCIAL WARFARE
The colonial lineages of the welfare state / Laksiri Jayasuriya
Overview of the health sector / Amala de Silva
Public investment in education: conceptual foundations / Harsha Aturupane
Poverty alleviation / Buddhadasa Hewavitharana.
Notes:
"A festschrift in honour of Gamani Corea."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Kelegama, Saman.
Corea, Gamani, 1925-
ISBN:
076193278X (hard back)
OCLC:
55746616
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