Understanding Economics helps us identify policy measures which encourage prosperity and avoid inefficiency, making it a crucial driver in the search...Read more
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Special Degree in Economics and the General Degree courses that we offer are well renowned both locally and globally…
We offer various postgraduate degree programmes such as Ph.D., M. Phil., M.A., M.D.P. and PG-Diploma, in collaboration with the PGIHS…Read more
The Peradeniya International Economics Research Symposium (PIERS) is organized by the Department of Economics and Statistics to be held on 1st Sep. 2023...Read more
NEWS AND EVENTS
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The Department of Economics & Statistics is one of the largest and the oldest Departments in Economics in Sri Lanka.
The vision of the Department of Economics & Statistics is to be a center of excellence for creation and dissemination of knowledge in economics and applied statistics.
The mission of the Department of Economics & Statistics is to advanced knowledge in economics for the betterment of the humankind and its environment, and to produce accomplished graduates who are equipped with relevant economics knowledge, essential skills, values, and attitudes to make outstantding contributions to development.
The Department offers two Bachelor of Arts degree programmes, one leading to a general degree and the other to a special degree. The Department has the largest enrollment in a Special Degree Programme in Economics at any Sri Lankan university.
The Department also offers five postgraduate programmes: Postgraduate Diploma in Economics, Master of Arts degree in Economics, Master of Arts in Applied Economics, Master of Development Practice, Master of Philosophy degree in Economics, and Doctor of Philosophy degree in Economics.
The Department is equipped with well-qualified academic staff numbering 34, of which 25 are in permanent positions and 09 temporary. Of the 25 permanent members, 17 hold PhDs and 8 are MA or MPhil qualified.
The Students can read the department's publications as e-books such as proceeding of the research conferences, Orations, etc.
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Department of Economics & Statistics,
Faculty of Arts,
University of Peradeniya
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