Department of Economics & Statistics

Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya

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Sri Lanka Economic Association and the Dept of Economics and Statistics of the University of Peradeniya Joint Research Seminar via Zoom.
Posted on June 11th, 2022


Sri Lanka Economic Association and the Dept of Economics and Statistics of the University of Peradeniya organize a Joint Research Seminar via Zoom.

Topic: “Sri Lanka’s Balance of Payments Crisis and Macroeconomic Forecasts: A Component-Driven Quarterly Bayesian Vector Autoregression Approach”

Time: Jun 16, 2022 03:00 PM Colombo
Join Zoom Meeting
https://learn.zoom.us/j/69354879603?pwd=RWhsRUdRdWdJUlBQY3VrQW55UllTUT09
Meeting ID: 693 5487 9603
Passcode: Econ@2022

Selection for the BA Honours in Economics Degree Programme - 2021/2022
Posted on May 25th, 2022

The Department of Economics and Statistics offers the BA Honours in Economics Degree Programme for the Academic Year 2021/2022 and the eligible students only can apply for this programme.

The list of the Eligibility List of Students has been available here or on the WhatsApp Group: ECONOMICS 19 BATCH.

Apply here

The Eligibility List of Students for the BA Honours in Economics Degree Programme - 2021/2022

Note: If any Student was not in the Eligible List and willing to apply to the BA Honours in Economics Degree Programme - 2021/2022, instructed to submit an appeal to the Department.

Economics Seminar Series 2022
Posted on Jan 31, 2022


The Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Peradeniya presents to you the second chapter of its lecture series, with Environment & Community Development Specialist Mr. Kapila Rajapaksha as the Guest speaker. The discussion will be based on the topic "The Environment, Marxism and Development" and is to be held on Wednesday, the 02nd of February from 6.00 p.m. onwards via Zoom. You are kindly invited to join this event.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://learn.zoom.us/j/61525236619?pwd=Rm1LNWVmVjJ3VzNxZk03bGh5M1hQZz09

Meeting ID: 615 2523 6619
Passcode: Econ@2022

Download the Android Apps for Smart Devices
Posted on Dec 11, 2021

The Department of Economics and Statistics launches its Android Apps for the Smart Devices as a Beta version and you can try it.
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Economics Seminar Series
Posted on Dec 06, 2021


The Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Peradeniya is proud to be presenting the first chapter of its lecture series, with eminent political economist Prof. Sumanasiri Liyanage as the Guest speaker. The discussion will be based on the topic "The Tri-layer Crisis surrounding the Budget 2022" and is to be held on Wednesday, the 8th of December 2021 from 6.00p.m onwards via Zoom. You are kindly invited to join this event.

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https://learn.zoom.us/j/63961477902?pwd=bGR3cm5RMmdzNFN3VEhnd3BxQ2xqdz09

Meeting ID: 639 6147 7902
Passcode: Econ@2021

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Optional Courses for Outside Disciplines (Special)
Updated on Nov 02, 2021

The Department of Economics and Statistics has offered the optional courses for the Special Degree in outside discipline at the Second Semester 2020/2021 as follows.

2000 Level: ECN2017: Applied Economics (Prerequisite: None)
2000 Level: ECN2014: Statistics II (Prerequisite: ECN2004)
400 Level: ECN449: Economics of Conflict (Prerequisite: None)

Amendment of Course offering
Posted on Oct 26, 2021

The Department of Economics and Statistics has amended the course offering for the General Degree in 3000 Level for the Second Semester 2020/2021.

According to the amendment, ECN 3048: Economics of Entrepreneurship will be offered to the students in the General Degree at the 3000 Level.

Further, ECN 3002: Advanced Macroeconomics will only be offered only for the Special Degree in Economics.

News updated.

Eligible list for Special Degree
Posted on May 05, 2021

The Department has noticed the list of the eligible students for the Special Degree Programme in Economics. The eligible students can apply for the programme and others who wish to appeal, contact Prof. Prof. HMWA Herath
Click here for the list
Click here to apply (Eligible students only)
More information or appeal
Prof. HMWA Herath (TP: 076-962 9984 or Email: ariyarathneherath@gmail.com)

Whatsapp Groups
Posted on May 03, 2021

The students can join the Whatsapp Groups of the Department for getting latest information, news, announcement and any technical assistance for online learning
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Orientation Programme for the 400 Level's Students in Economics Special - 2020/2021
Posted on April 28, 2021

The Department will conduct an Online Orientation Programme for the 400 Level's students in Economics Special in 2020/2021 on 30.04.2021 at 10.00am.
ZOOM link: https://learn.zoom.us/j/63052728915?pwd=STR0OVlIbkRqcjQ3OERFQm5HcWRRUT09
Meeting ID: 630 5272 8915
Passcode: ecOn@2021

Deadline for Submission of Extended Abstracts for PIERS 2020
Posted on October 20, 2020

The Deadline for Submission of Extended Abstracts to the Peradeniya International Economics Research Symposium (PIERS) 2020 will be closed at 4.00 PM (SL time) on 20.10.2020.
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8th Peradeniya International Economics Research Symposium 2020
Posted on October 09, 2020

The Deadline for Submission of Extended Abstracts is extended on 20.10.2020 of the Peradeniya International Economics Research Symposium (PIERS) 2020.
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Undergraduate Dissertation Proposal Presentations – 2020
Posted on September 28, 2020

The Undergraduate Dissertation Proposal Presentations for the 1st Semester of 2019/2020 have been scheduled to be held on 02.10.2020 at 8.30am in the Department of Economics & Statistics.

Download: Booklet
Download: Schedule
ECN2014: Statistics II opens for outside discipline
Posted on August 11, 2020

ECN2014: Statistics II for the Second semester in 2019/2020 academic year has been offered by the Department of Economics and Statistics for the students from outside disciplines who has followed ECN2004: Statistics I at the First Semester - 2019/2020 as prerequisite course.

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New Optional Course is available for 400 Level (Updated)
Posted on August 11, 2020

The Dept. of Economics & Statistics is to offer ECN454: Statistics III as an Optional Course for the Second Semester of 2019/2020 Academic Year and the online registration is opened for the Econ SP students at 400 Level.

The time table for the course is as follows.

Course Med Lec/Disc Day Start Finish Hall
ECN 454 E LEC WEDNESDAY 10:00 AM 12:00 PM ECN-50
ECN 454 E DISC THURSDAY 3:00 PM 4:00 PM ECN-50
ECN 454 S DISC THURSDAY 12:00 PM 1:00 PM ECN-LAB
ECN 454 T DISC THURSDAY 4:00 PM 5:00 PM ECN-50

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The Time Table for the Second Semester issued
Posted on July 31, 2020

The Time table for the Second Semester, 2019/2020 Academic Year has been issued by the Department of Economics & Statistics.

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Courses Offering for Second Semester
Posted on July 27, 2020

The Department of Economics & Statistics has scheduled to offer the courses for the Special Degree and General degree programmes in the Second Semester of 2019/2020 Academic Year.

The Undergraduate Programme Read
Programme Structure for Academic Year - 2019/2020 Read
Notice of the Course Offering Read

e-Learning adopted by the Economics Programme
Posted on May 26, 2020

The Department of Economics & Statistics has started teaching for undergraduate programme through e-Learning.

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