Priyanga Dunusinghe

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

Senior Lecturer

Contact Details
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+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.