IPS webinar on the economy | Sunday Observer

IPS webinar on the economy

10 October, 2021

The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS) will host a webinar series in conjunction with the release of IPS’ annual flagship report ‘Sri Lanka: State of the Economy 2021’ from  October 11-14 from 3-4 pm. 

This year’s report focuses on the theme ‘Pandemics and Policy: Protecting Health and Promoting Economic Recovery’, examines some of the critical socio-economic issues and policy choices facing Sri Lanka today as it transitions to a ‘new normal’.

The first webinar on October 11 will focus on ‘Covid-19 and the Sri Lankan Economy: Policy Choices and Trade-offs’. It will feature presentations by Dr. Dushni Weerakoon and Dr. Asanka Wijesinghe of the IPS with expert insights from Dr. Missaka Warusawitharana, Financial Economist, Johns Hopkins University, USA. It will be moderated by Tharindu Udayanga from IPS.