Reading Time: 5 min read Bart W. Édes, the North American Representative of the Asian Development Bank, looks at the outlook for Asia’s trade, identifies key mega-trends, and draws some policy implications for the region.
Reading Time: 6 min read LKI’s Pabasara Kannangara and Divya Hundlani explores the significant environmental and labour implications of Chinese investment in Sri Lanka.
Reading Time: 6 min read Lauren Johnston, University of London, considers how China’s decades-long economic demography transition strategy may offer lessons for Sri Lanka in avoiding rapid population ageing.
Reading Time: 5 min read LKI’s Ganeshan Wignaraja provides a simple cost-benefit analysis of the MCC-Sri Lanka Compact, from a national economic perspective.
Reading Time: 5 min read Priya Lall, Queen Mary University of London, discusses implications of rapid ageing in Asia on economic growth, and policies of easing this transition.
Reading Time: 4 min read Zhenqian Huang of United Nations ESCAP considers how Sri Lanka can mobilise financial resources by looking beyond economic growth and striving for social inclusion and environmental sustainability.
Reading Time: 4 min read In his latest commentary, LKI’s Ganeshan Wignaraja proposes measures to increase labour market flexibility and boost growth in Sri Lanka, following his talk at the World Bank’s Sri Lanka Development Update 2018.
Reading Time: 6 min read Ganeshan Wignaraja and Myra Sivaloganathan explore the opportunities for Sri Lanka to shape the Commonwealth at the upcoming meeting, by working to promote intra-Commonwealth trade, women’s employment and leadership, the empowerment of youth, and democratic values.