Reading Time: 8 min read D. L. Mendis, former Director of the Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies (BCIS), explores the relationship between Sri Lanka, Latin America, and the Caribbean, and discusses how Sri Lanka can improve relations with this region.
Reading Time: 5 min read LKI’s Angela Huettemann, reviews global equity markets and the potential for Sri Lanka.
Reading Time: 5 min read LKI’s Nilupul discusses why it is in Sri Lanka’s best interest to engage with major powers in the Indo-Pacific region, through continued cooperation in all areas that could benefit Sri Lanka.
Reading Time: 4 min read In light of the Easter Sunday Attacks, LKI’s Sandunika Hasangani considers the impact of social media consumption on social polarisation, and the implications for Sri Lanka.
Reading Time: 6 min read Shanta Devarajan, Professor of Practice at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service, makes the case for globalisation, noting that the non-tradable sectors of the economy have much to gain from trade liberalisation.
Reading Time: 3 min read Simon Draper, Executive Director of the Asia New Zealand Foundation, explores the relationship between New Zealand and Sri Lanka.
Reading Time: 6 min read LKI’s Nuthara Bandara explores some of the key issues local start-ups face in the current business climate, and considers how Sri Lankan policymakers can encourage youth entrepreneurship in the country.
Reading Time: 4 min read In light of the recent shifts in the global economy, LKI’s Ganeshan Wignaraja considers several critical policy questions facing Sri Lanka today, including whether fears of another global recession are overstated, and how vulnerable Sri Lanka is to such a challenging economic event.
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: 4 min read Srinivasa Madhur, former Senior Director, Asian Development Bank, compares the EU’s institution-heavy integration process against ASEAN’s institution-lite model, noting that the latter could be a role model for regionalism for other parts of the world.