Ranjith Bandara

PhD(Queensland),MSc.(AUN),MA,BA Honours(Colombo)


Contact Details
Email: rbandara@econ.cmb.ac.lk
+94 11 215 8484

Current Teachings
Environmental Economics
Managerial Economics
Business Economics
Agricultural Economics
Political Economy

Research Interests
Environmental and Natural Resource
EconomicsDevelopment and Agricultural Economics
Tourism Economics and Ecotourism
Sustainable Agriculture and Price Analysis
Non-Market Valuation
Poverty and Rural Development
Entreprenureship Development

  1. Ranjith Bandara (2007) Insuring Farmers Against Wildlife Damage: Mixed Good  Considerations and Sri Lankan Elephants as a Case,  Sri Lanka Economic Journal 8:101-134
  2. Ranjith Bandara (2004). Economic value of Conservation: The Case of the Asian Elephant, South Asian Economic Journal 5:283-300.
  3. Ranjith Bandara and Clem Tisdell (2004). The Net Benefit of Saving the Asian Elephant: A Policy and Contingent Valuation Study, Ecological Economics 48: 93-107.
  4. Ranjith Bandara and Clem Tisdell (2003). Comparison of Rural and Urban Attitudes to the Conservation of Asian Elephants in Sri Lanka, Biological Conservation, 110: 327-342.
  5. Ranjith Bandara and Clem Tisdell (2002). Asian Elephants as Agricultural Pests: Economics of Control and Compensation in Sri Lanka. Natural Resource Journal, 42:491-519.
  6. Ranjith Bandara (2008) Practical Guide to Academic Writing, Karunarthne and Sons, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  7. Ranjith Bandara (2008) Wildlife Based Recreation and Local Economic Development: A Survey, Karunarthne and Sons, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  8. Ranjith Bandara (2008) The Elephant in Sri Lankan Society:  History Revisited and Value Assessed, In S.M.P.Senanayake et al. Development Perspectives: Growth and Equity in Sri Lanka, Department of Economics, University of Colombo.


Annual Research Award -2006/2007

Annual Research Award - 2006/2007 - The Academic Excellence in Research, University of Colombo