PERS 2013

The Peradeniya Economics Research Symposium (PERS) was organized for the first time in 2013 by the Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Peradeniya.Its main objective was to provide a useful opportunity for undergraduates and postgraduate students as well as members of the academic staff to jointly present their research findings and engage in intellectual discussion, analyzing their research findings on themes within Economics.

A total of 14 peer reviewed research papers were presented at PERS-2013 which was successfully held on 29th August 2013 at the University of Peradeniya with the participation of the Deputy Vice Chancellor on behalf of the Vice Chancellor-UOP, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Head of the Dept. of Economics & Statistics, and Dr. Nimal Sanderatne, Former Senior Visiting Fellow at the Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya as Keynote Speaker. In addition, several former Professors of the department, academics, researchers and students participated.