Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Ruhuna

Udayakantha, K.K.S. (Mr.)

Senior Lecturer

Department of Economics
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
University of ruhuna
Matara 81000
Sri Lanka

Phone: +94 114953257 / +94 774294359

Email: kantha@econ.ruh.ac.lk

Biography:

I am a Senior lecturer attached to the department of Economics. I was awarded M.A. Degree in Economics from the University of Ruhuna. My specialized area is Money, Banking and Finance.As a university academic, my sole ambition is to become an internationally reputed professional in the field of Economics.

Qualifications:

  • MPhil (Ruhuna)
  • BA (J’Pura)

Specialized fields and teaching areas :

  • Development Economics

Memberships and Affiliations:

Research Areas:

  • Development Economics

Publications:

Journal publications

  • “The Effects of Financial Liberalization on Market Structure”, Economic Review-May/August 2002

  • “Commercial Bank Efficiency in Sri Lanka” Journal of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol.4, 2006-2007, University of Ruhuna Matara- Sri Lanka.

  • “Determinants of Higher Economic Growth in Sri Lanka’, Journal of Economic Studies, Vol. 1. 2008 Department of Economics, University of Ruhuna.

  • “Social Development Perspectives in Economic Development- The Case of Sri Lanka”, Journal of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol.5. 2008-2009, University of Ruhuna, Matara-Sri Lanka.

  • “Accelerating Inclusive Growth Trends in Sri Lanka: challenges and Achievements”, e Journal ,Social Sciences and Humanities Review Vol 01, No.01 June 2013, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences University of Ruhuna-Matara, Sri Lanka

  • “Problems of the Social Development in Sri Lanka: An Overview”, The Ruhuna University Journal of Social Sciences. Vol.-1 Issue1 March 2014, Department of Economics, University of Ruhuna, Matara Sri Lanka

  • “Avoiding Middle Income Trap and the Role of Public Sector: The Case Study of Sri Lanka”, Vol. 40. No.1-2 Apr/May 2014.

  • “Will BRICS and New Development Bank Build A Big Challenge to Western Economies”? Economic Review, Vol. 42. June, 2015 The Quarterly Economic Journal of People’s Bank.

  • “Effect of Liberalized Economic Policies on Living Conditions of the Poor in Sri Lanka: The Post 1977 Period”, Apr/June 2017. The Quarterly Economic Journal of People’s Bank.

Conference publications

  • Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 54th Annual Session, Abstract, “Measuring Financial Sector Development of Sri Lanka, 1978-96”, 1998 December.

  • International Conference on Sri Lanka Studies, 28th-30th November 2003, “The Effects of Financial Liberalization on Market Structure, Financial Intermediate, and Savings Mobilization- A Case Study in Sri Lanka”

  • International Conference on Post-Colonial Societies in Transmission, March 2nd -3rd 2015, “Will BRICS and New Development Bank Build A Big Challenge to Western Economies”

Books

  • සංවර්ධනය අභියස කෘෂිකර්මාන්තය 2007 එස්.ගොඩගේ සහ සහෝදරයෝ මරදාන, කොළඹ 10.