Deadline of Extended Abstract Submission has been Extended up to 15th September 2017

Important Dates

Submission of Extended Abstracts

15th  September 2017

Notification of Acceptance and Review Comments

15th October 2017


October 25

Registration Period

October 01 - November 10






Sri Lanka Economics Research

Conference -2017 

23rd - 24th  November

Chair of SLERC 2017

Prof. KHR  Wijewardana, Vice Chancellor of Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

Co-Chairs of SLERC 2017

Dr. RPIR Prasanna

Dr. PMB Jayathilake 


Chief Guest of SLERC 2017

Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy

Governor of the CBSL


Keynote Speaker


Dr. Fredrick Abeyrathna

Head of the Poverty and Governance Units, UNDP (Retired)

Important Links


6th International Conference of SLFUE 2017

The Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists (SLFUE) is a network of all Departments and Units of Economics within the Sri Lankan university system which was initiated in 2012 with the objective of promoting closer co-operation, dialogue, collaborative research and mutual enhancement among the academics in the field of Economics. As the major annual event, SLFUE organizes the Sri Lanka Economics Research Conference (SLERC) enabling academics and researchers in the field of Economics to discuss and deliberate their findings, publish their research work and disseminate the knowledge that will emerge to the wider public and policy makers. The first international conference of SLFUE was successfully held in University of Colombo in 2012 , the second was held in University of Peradeniya in 2013 ,the third was held in University of Ruhuna in 2014,  the fourth was held in the University of Jayawardanapura in 2015 and the fifth was held in the University of Kelaniya in 2016. We are now pleased to announce that the sixth international Conference of SLFUE is to be held in Rajarata University of Sri Lanka .

Theme : Strengthening Economic Resilience for Inclusive Growth
Paper Presentation Tracks:
  • Strengthening Public Sector
  • Agricultural-Based National Value Creation
  • Environmental Economics
  • Technology Development And Innovation For Economic Development
  • Industrial Economics
  • International Trade, Investment And Economic Integration
  • Strengthening National Cooperates to face impending Challenges
  • Strengthening Development Sustenance Through Geo-Social Inclusivity
  • Entrepreneurship and SME Development
  • Tourism Economics
  • Human Capital Development
  • Contemporary Studies
  • Transport Economics

Chair of SLFUE 2017

Prof. YM Wickramasinghe

Professor in Economics


Coordinator of SLERC 2017

Dr. PSK Rajapakshe

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