Webinar One: Evolution of Economic Crisis: How will it Unfold in the Immediate Future? 

March 26, 2022.



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1. Causes of Current Economic Crisis in Sri Lanka: Outlook and Way Forward by P Nandalal Weerasinghe

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2. Comments on ‘Evolution of Economic Crisis: How will it Unfold it in the Immediate Future’ by Premachandra Athukorala

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BoP crisis might lead to banking crisis - Dr Nandalal Weerasinghe | Ceylon Today (March 29,2022)

The Sri Lankan Government must take prompt action to solve the prevailing Balance of Payments (BoP) Crisis as it can lead to a banking crisis, the recently retired senior deputy governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL), Dr Nandalal Weerasinghe warned.“If the Government becomes insolvent, two state banks will automatically become insolvent leading to a banking crisis on top of a BoP crisis,” he said in a recent webinar organised by the joint economic associations of Sri Lanka.

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Webinar Two: Solutions to the Current Economic Crisis of Sri Lanka and Preventing Future Crisis: The Role of the Economist 

April 02, 2022.



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1. Discussion on Solving Sri Lanka’s Current Crisis and Preventing Future Crises: The Role of the Economist by Roshan Perera

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2. Solving Sri Lanka’s current crisis and preventing future crises by Shanta Devarajan

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Webinar Three: Restoration of the Agriculture Sector in Sri Lanka: Strategies for Managing the Crisis 

May 22, 2022.


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1. Factors that led to present plight of the agri-food sector in Sri Lanka | Prof. Buddhi Marambe  

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2. Restoring seed and agrochemical supplies after crisis back to previous state in the short run | Prof. Buddhi Marambe

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3. Role of different Agricultural Institutes

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Webinar Four: Tax Reforms for Economic Recovery in Sri Lanka 

May 29, 2022.



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Webinar Five: Social Safety Nets: Looking After the Poor and Vulnerable 

June 11, 2022


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1. International Experience in Targeting the Poor and Vulnerable during Food Crises and Lessons for Sri Lanka | Dr. Suresh Babu  

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2. Who needs to be protected and how best can it be done? | DILENI GUNEWARDENA, PH.D.

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3. Malnutrition | Dr. Kalana Peiris Slides