Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Ruhuna

Gamage, A. (Ms.)

Lecturer (Probationary)

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

Phone: +94 711318372

Email: anuradha@econ.ruh,ac.lk

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Anuradha Gamage has completed her primary education in MR/Vijitha Central College and Secondary Education in MR/Sujatha Vidyalaya. She has obtained her bachelor degree BSc in Statistics and Operations Research with a First Class from faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya in 2016.She has been awarded the University Prize for Academic Excellence in 2016 General Convocation of University of Peradeniya. She joined the academic staff of Department of Economics, Faculty of H&SS as a temporary tutor in Social Statistics in 2016 and was appointed as a Lecturer (Probationary) in 2019.


  • BSc Statistics and Operations Research, First Class Honors, University of Peradeniya
  • Reading Master in Business Statistics, University of Moratuwa

Specialized Fields and Teaching Areas :

  • Time Series Analysis
  • Operations Research
  • Non Parametric and Categorical Data Analysis
  • Design and Analysis of Experiments
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Bayesian Statistics

Research Areas :

  • Time Series Analysis
  • Goal Programming
  • Factor and Discriminant Analysis


Journal publications

  • Linking ectomycorrhizal mushroom species richness and composition with dominant trees in a tropical seasonal rainforest Ediriweera AN, Karunarathna SC, Xu J, Bandara SMGS, Gamage A, Schaefer DA, Studies in Fungi 5(1): 471–484 (2020) www.studiesinfungi.org ISSN 2465-4973
  • Gamage A, “Application of Goal Programming approach on Finding an Optimal Land Allocation for Five Other Field Crops in Anuradhapura district Sri Lanka”, Operations Research Applications: An International Journal(ORAJ),ISSN 2393-8463,May 2017,Volume 4,Number 2

Conference publications

  • Gamage A,” Computational Method to be used by Financial Institutes to Identify Customers’ Credit Risk” 6th International Conference on Management and Economics,(ICME 2017), Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Ruhuna(Presented as a working paper)

  • Gamage A, “An Empirical Time Series Study on Ari Lankan Tea Production and Auction Prices”, Peradeniya International Research Sessions,(ipurse 2017)
  • Gamage A, “A statistical Review about Teaching Statistics at University Level and the Job Availability for the graduates with degree in Statistics in Sri Lanka”, 18th International Postgraduate Research Conference(IPRC 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya.

  • I.G.S.Kumari, E.V.D.Dilhani, Gamage A, T.L.D.S.Karunanayake,”An Empirical study on Contributing factors of Fatal Road Accidents”, 15th Academic Sessions 2018, University of Ruhuna.

  • Gamage A,”A Time Series analysis on Tea Production and Rainfall in Nuwaraeliya Agro Climatic District”, 4th Ruhuna International Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences (RUICHSS 2018).