Shanuka Senarath

PhD, M.Econ(Colombo), B.A Honours, Attorney-at-Law


Contact Details
(+61) 0424904442

Current Teachings
Macro Economics
Business Law

Research Interests
Law and Economics
Constitutional Economics
Population ageing
Demographic changes and the Economy


Senarath, Shanuka. (2017) “Securitization and the Global Financial Crisis: Can Risk Retention Prevent another Crisis?” International. Journal of Business and Globalisation, vol. 18(2): 153-166. Online:


Senarath S.L and Copp R (2015), “Credit Default Swaps and the Global Financial Crisis: Refraining Credit Default Sawps as Quasi-insurance”, Global Economy and Financial Journal, 8(1), 137-149. 

Senarath S, Copp, R and Bandara J. S (2015), “Developing More Inclusive Eco-Political Institutions through Constitutional Reform: The Case of Sri Lanka” Oxford Journal: An International Journal of Business & Economics, Vol. 10(1):1-20.

Senarath, S. and Vithanagama, R. (2010) “The 13th Amendment to the Constitution and Its Impact on Sri Lanka’s Economic Growth”, Economic Challenges to Make South Asia Free from Poverty and Deprivation, Academic foundation, New Delhi Online :

De Silva, W.I and Senarath, S. (2009) “Economics of Population Ageing in South Asia with special Reference to Sri Lanka,” Economic Review, People’s Bank Publication, Colombo Feb./March 2009

De Silva, W.I and Senarath, S. (2009) “Ageing Population and Future Challenges: Sri Lankan Scenario” LMI Bulletin, The Ministry of Labour Relations and Manpower, Colombo. Volume: 01 No: 01 – 2009 Online:

De Silva, W.I and Senarath, S. (2009) “Longer Longevity and Early retirement: Justification for Increasing the Retirement Age in Sri Lanka” Sri Lanka Economic Journal. The Sri Lanka Economic Association [SLEA], Colombo, Volume: 10. No 1 – 2009

Ranasighe, A. and Senarath, S. (2009) “Inflation and Real Wages: Sri Lankan Scenario” Labour Issues in Developmen, The National Association for Trade Union Research and Education [NATURE], Colombo Online:

Senarath, S. (2009), “Policy obstacles for Economic Development in Modern Sri Lanka” COSMAR 2009 Proceedings, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

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