Pages tagged by "Sri Lanka"

Manufacturing exports from Sri Lanka: opportunities, achievements and policy options

This paper examines Sri Lanka’s experience with manufacturing exports expansion, placing...

Economic policy shifts in Sri Lanka: The post-conflict development challenge

The end of the long civil war in Sri Lanka in 2009 generated widespread expectations of a peace dividend that would enable Sri Lanka to embark on a period...

Sri Lanka’s trade policy: reverting to dirigisme?

This paper surveys recent development in Sri Lankan trade policy, with an emphasis on emerging protectionist tendencies, using Sri Lanka’s Trade Policy...

An analysis of the paddy/rice value chains in Sri Lanka

This paper examines whether the structure of the paddy / rice market in Sri Lanka is competitive and efficient particularly by undertaking two tracer...

Repositioning in the global apparel value chain in the Post-MFA Era: strategic issues and evidence from Sri Lanka

A widely-held view in the lead-up to the abolition of the Multi-fiber Arrangement (MFA) quotas in 2005 was that, in a quota-free global market, large low...

Sri Lanka’s post-conflict development challenge: learning from the past

The end of the ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka in 2009 generated widespread expectations of a period of sustained economic growth, building on the...

Victory in war and defeat in peace: politics and economics of post-conflict Sri Lanka

This paper examines causes and implications of Sri Lanka’s political regime shift in February 2015, which has been widely hailed a victory for democracy,...

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