Dr. N. Ravinthirakumaran

Dr. N. Ravinthirakumaran

Senior Lecturer

Senior Lecturer

Ph.D (Singapore), MA (Colombo), BA Honours (Jaffna)

Email: navaravi@econ.cmb.ac.lk
Telephone: +94 11 215 8481

 

Current Teachings

  • Micro Economics
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Economic Analysis
  • Industrial Economics
  • Advanced Economic Theory

 

Research Interests

  • Political Economy
  • Economic Development
  • Poverty and Ethnic Conflict

 

Publications

Journals & Conferene Proceedings

  • Ravinthirakumaran, N and Kesavarajah, M. (2011), “The Impact of Government Expenditure on Economic Growth in Sri Lanka: An Econometric Analysis”,  Conference proceedings, 8th International Conference on Business Management, University of Sri Jayawardenapura.
  • Suresh, J. And Ravinthirakumaran, N. (2009), “The Relationship between Defence Expenditure and Economic Growth in Sri Lanka”, Sri Lanka Economic Journal, 10 (2), pp. 1-24.
  • Ravinthirakumaran, N (2009), “Openness, Good Governance and Ethnic Peace’ Sri Lankan Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Vol.1(2) Oct 2009.http://www.sljol.info/index.php/SLJHSS/article/view/2549
  • Ravinthirakumaran, N. (2008), “The influence of Economic factors on inter-ethnic relations in Sri Lanka”, in Path to economic Development: An Inquiry based on Sri Lanka’s Experience , Ravinthirakumaran, N and Ganeshamoorthy, M (eds.) Prof. N.Balakrishnan Felicitation Committee.

Working Papers

Conference Presentations

  • Ravinthirakumaran, N and Kesavarajah, M. (2011), “Causality between Public Expenditure and Economic Growth in Sri Lanka: A Disaggregated Analysis”, Paper Presented at the National Conference on Regional Development 2011, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, December 10 – 11.
  • Ravinthirakumaran, N and Kesavarajah, M. (2011), “Exports and Economic Growth in Sri Lanka; A Cointegration Analysis and Causality Testing”. Paper Presented at the National Conference on Regional Development 2011, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, December 10 – 11.
  • Ravinthirakumaran, N and Kesavarajah, M. (2011), “The Impact of Government Expenditure on Economic Growth in Sri Lanka: An Econometric Analysis”, Paper Presented at the 8th International Conference on Business Management, University of Sri Jayawardenapura, December 08 – 09.
  • Ravinthirakumaran, N. And Kesavarajah, M. (2011), “Where Sri Lanka stands on poverty Alleviation: The case of Samurdhi Programme”, Paper Presented at the International Symposium – 2011, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, 19- 21 April.
  • Ravinthirakumaran N. (2008), “The Openness, Good Governance and Economic Growth in Sri Lanka” Paper Presented at the Annual Research Symposium, University of Colombo, 23-25 October.
  • Ravinthirakumaran N. (2008), “Openness, Good Governance and Ethnic Peace” Paper Presented at the 1st Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences in Sri Lanka, National Center for Advance studies in Humanities and Social Sciences (NCAS), 17-18 October.
  • Ravinthirakumaran N, (2006), “Degree of Economic Openness and Ethnic Peace: A Comparison of Sri Lanka and Malaysia”, Paper Presented at the International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies, Taiwan, 2-4 August.

Future Plans

  • To conduct further research in the areas of Economic Activities and Ethnic Conflict