Macroeconomic policies, crises, and growth in Sri Lanka, 1969-90 by Premachandra Athukoralge

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  • Sri Lanka -- Economic policy.,
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-172) and index.

Book details

StatementPremachandra Athukorala, Sisira Jayasuriya.
SeriesWorld Bank comparative macroeconomic studies
ContributionsJayasuriya, S. K.
LC ClassificationsHC424 .A894 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 177 p. ;
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1106395M
ISBN 100821322974
LC Control Number94031612

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Howev-er, there has been no comprehensive analysis of Sri Lanka's macroeconomic pol-icies and their implications for welfare and growth. World Bank economist warns of worsening crisis in Sri Lanka. Saman Gunadasa.

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Sri Lanka is widely recognized for its rapid development progress—as shown by various development indicators—but underperformance on growth. The country’s growth slowed to % in So what is holding back growth. As with many countries, there is no single answer for Sri Lanka.

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