Prof. J.M. Ananda Jayawickrama

Professor

 

Email anandaj@pdn.ac.lk, ajayawickrama@gmail.com
Tel +94 (0)81 239 2627, 071-5600934
     
Biography
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Educational Qualifications
  • Ph.D. : NUS
  • M.A. : Thammasat
  • B.A. : Peradeniya
 
Appointments (Selected)
  • Director, Postgraduate Institutes of Huminities and Social Sciences
  • Research Fellow, Singapore Centre for Applied & Policy Economics, National University of Singapore 2006-2007.
  • Research Economists, ILO, Bangkok, 1999.
  • Coordinator, Postgraduate Programmes, Department of Economics & Statistics, University of Peradeniya, 2009-2012.
 
Visiting Appointments
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Memberships & Awards
  • Hiran Tilakaratne Research Fund Award for Outstanding Postgraduate Research in Economics, University Grants Commission, Sri Lanka, 2008.
  • NUS Research Scholarship, National University of Singapore, 2002-2006
  • ADB-JSP Scholarship, Thamassat University, 1997-1999.
  • PD Khan Gold Medal, BA, University of Peradeniya, 1995.
 
Research Interests (Research Fields/ Projects)
  • Macro econometric Modeling
  • Policy Evaluation and Forecasting
  • Government and Economic Development
  • Time Series Econometrics
  • Matching Estimation and Panel Data Models
 
Research Publications (Selected)
  • Jayawickrama, A. and Abeysinghe, T. (2013) “ The experience of some OECD economies on tax smoothing” , Applied Economics 45: 2305-2313 (forthcoming).
  • Abeysinghe, T. and Jayawickrama, A. (2012). A segmented trend model to assess fiscal sustainability: The US experience 1929-2009. Empirical Economics (forthcoming)
  • Abeysinghe, T. and Jayawickrama, A. (2012) “Singapore’s direct investment links with Sri Lanka: Past experience and future prospects”, in P. Rana (ed.) Renaissance of Asia: Evolving Economic Relations between South Asia and East Asia, Singapore: World Scientific.
  • Jayawickrama, J.M. Ananda (2011) “Post-Reform Public Finance Management: Problems and Prospects” in Kelegama, S. and D. Gunewardena (eds.) Economic and Social Development under a Market Economy Regime in Sri Lanka, Buddhadasa Hewavitharana Felicitation Volume 1, 395-428, Colombo: Vijitha Yapa Publications.
  • Jayawickrama, A. and Thangavelu, S. (2010) “Trade Linkages between China, India and Singapore: Changing comparative advantage of industrial products” , Journal of Economic Studies 37(3): 248-266.
  • Abeysinghe, T. and Jayawickrama, A. (2008) “Singapore’s recurrent budget surplus: The role of conservative growth forecasts”. Journal of Asian Economies 19: 117-124.
  • Jayawickrama, A. (2009) “Modeling Trade Sector and Trade Shocks in a Small Open Economy: The Case of Sri Lanka”, South Asia Economic Journal 10:1: 81-104.
  • Jayawickrama, A. (2008) “Fiscal Policies of Sri Lanka in the Liberalized Economy” in OG Dayatne Banda, J.M. Ananda Jayawickrema, Anoma Abhayaratne and M.B. Ranathilake (eds.) The Economy of Sri Lanka: Liberalization and Development, Colombo, Pathfinder Foundation: 7-28.
 
Other Credentials
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Consultancy Reports
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