Dr. Priyanga Dunusinghe

Dr. Priyanga Dunusinghe

Senior Lecturer

Senior Lecturer

PhD, MA (Japan), MA, BA Honours (Colombo)

Email: dunusinghe@econ.cmb.ac.lk, pmdunu@yahoo.com
Telephone: +94 719998832

 

Current Teachings

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Labour Economics
  • Development Economics
  • International Economics
  • Macroeconomics

 

Research Interests

  • International Trade
  • Labour Market
  • Inequality and Poverty

 

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Dunusinghe, P. (2010), “On Export Composition and Growth: Evidence from Sri Lanka”, South Asia Economic Journal, vol. 10(2), pp. 275-304.
  • Dunusinghe, P. (2010), “Determinants of Wage Inequality in Developing Countries: Evidence from Manufacturing Industries”, Kyushu University, Keizai Ronkyu, vol. 136, pp. 147-167.
  • Dunusinghe, P. (2010), “On Openness and Wage Inequality: What We Have Learned So Far,” Kyushu University, Keizai Ronkyu, vol. 148, pp. 77-92.
  • Dunusinghe, P. (2010), “Production Fragmentation and Rising Wage Differentials in Manufacturing Industries: Evidence from East Asian Countries”, The Annual Report of Economic Science, Kyushu Association of Economic Science, vol. 48, pp. 97-107.
  • Dunusinghe, P. (2009), “Does External Debt Service Hinder Sri Lanka’s Long-run Growth Prospects?”, Annual Research Journal of SLSAJ, Issue (9), pp. 58-65 .
  • Dunusinghe, P. (2008), “International Financial Integration and Economic Growth in Developing Countries: What Do Data Say?”, Annual Research Journal of SLSAJ, Issue (8), pp. 57-65.
  • Dunusinghe, P. (2004), Book Review on ‘South Asian Development & Cooperation Report 2004’,South Asian Economic Journal vol. 5: 2, Saga Publication, New Delhi.
  • Dunusinghe, P. (2004), ‘Liberalization of International Air Transport in Sri Lanka’, Research Studies: International Economic Series No 7, July 2994, Institute of Policy Studies, Colombo.
  • Dunusinghe, P. (2000), ‘Policy Options for a Market-Oriented Agriculture Sector’, Upanithi Economic Review, published by Economic Student Association, University of Colombo.
  • Dunusinghe, P. (2002), ‘Introduction to Stock Market and Its Operations’, Economic Review, published by Peoples’ Bank, Colombo.
  • Dunusinghe, P. (2004), ‘Economic Cooperation between the Netherlands and Sri Lanka’, published by the Royal Netherlands embassy, Colombo.

 

Conference Papers

  • Lakshman, W.D. and P. Dunusinghe (2012), “Remittances – Development Nexus: The Case of Sri Lankan Women Migrant Workers”, Thirteenth National Convention on Women’s Studies, CENWOR, Colombo, 27th-30th July, 2012
  • Dunusinghe, P. (2012), “The Effect of Trade Reforms on Industry Wage Structure and Volatility: The Case of Sri Lanka”, Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, 23rd April, 2012
  • Dunusinghe, P. (2011), “Effects of Globalization on Informal Employment: The Case of Sri Lanka,”International Conference on Institutions, Law, and Economic DevelopmentFukuoka International Congress Center, Fukuoka – Japan, August 17-18, 2011
  • Dunusinghe, P. (2011), “Tariff Liberalization and Labour Market Informality: The Case of Sri Lanka,” Japanese Association for Applied Economics, Cyukyo University, Nagoya – Japan, June 25-26, 2011.
  • Dunusinghe, P. (2010), “Determinants of Wage Inequality in Developing Countries: Evidence from Manufacturing Industries,” The Japan Society for International Economics, Osaka University, Osaka – Japan, October 16-17, 2010.
  • Dunusinghe, P. (2010), “The Impact of Trade Reforms on Wage Inequality: Evidence from Sri Lanka” The 12th International Convention of the East Asian Economic AssociationEwha Women University, Seoul – South Korea, October 2-3, 2010.
  • Dunusinghe, P. (2010), “Trade Reforms, Productivity, and Income Inequality: The Case of Sri Lanka,” Japanese Association for Applied Economics, Seinan Gakuin University, Fukuoka – Japan. June 19-20, 2010.
  • Dunusinghe, P. (2009), “Production Fragmentation and Rising Wage Inequality in Manufacturing Industries: Evidence from the East Asian Countries,” The West Japan Economic Association,Kitakyushu International University, Kitakyushu – Japan, December, 5-6, 2009.