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Social and Household Networks in Sri Lanka: Does Networking Create a Disparity in Employment Outcomes
(Social Science Research Network, 2019-11-15)
This paper estimates the impact of social and household networks on employment outcomes in Sri Lanka.The results indicate that social networks, measured by language choice and locality, improve employment outcomes by ...
Trading with China: Challenges and Policy Issues faced by MSMEs
(Geneva: CUTS International, 2018-07)
The note illustrates the views of, and challenges faced by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in exporting to China, with a focus on China’s trade policy and trade standards that may have hindered exports.
Sri Lanka-China FTA: Challenges and Opportunities - Insights from Analysing China’s Existing FTAs
(Colombo: Verité Research, 2018-04)
Sri Lanka and China decided to enter into a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in August 2013 to further expand trade between the two countries. Technical negotiations, which officially commenced in September 2014, are still ...
Special Report – Budget 2012
(Colombo: Verité Research, 2011-12-30)
The report summarises Sri Lanka’s macroeconomic environment, analysing the 2012 budget and providing a comparative study of government expenditure. It finds that the focus of government expenditure has shifted from funding ...
Private Sector Participation in Sri Lanka’s Tertiary Education: A review of information and data
(Colombo: Verite Research, 2017-11)
This study presents a review of the topics relevant to the debate on private sector participation in tertiary education. These include: the structure of the tertiary education sector; the legislation underlying the ...
Challenges Faced by Sri Lankan e-Commerce Providers
(Geneva: CUTS International, 2019-05)
This Country Update Note illustrates the perceptions of e-commerce providers in Sri Lanka on the most pressing issues they face when undertaking cross-border trade. The objective is to understand specific barriers they ...
Mapping of Health Services Sector, and the Current National Regulations in Sri Lanka
(Geneva: CUTS International, 2018-10)
The note provides an overview of the current structure and status of the health service sector in Sri Lanka (including medical and health services). It also illustrates the challenges faced by, and regulations that govern ...
Sri Lanka: Domestic Workers and Employers Survey
(Colombo: Verité Research, 2015-03)
VR conducted a survey among domestic workers and employers of domestic workers in Sri Lanka during the period of March to June 2014 and analysed the findings in terms of domestic workers' working standards, wages and ...
Power Cuts in Sri Lanka 2012: A Critical Review
(Colombo: Verité Research, 2012-08)
This report analyses the explanations provided by the government in announcements regarding scheduled power cuts in 2012. The standard explanations for power cuts were: (i) Unexpectedly high growth in demand; (ii) Shortage ...
IMF tracker: Infographics May 2023
(Verite Research, 2023-06-19)
The purpose of this analysis is to ensure that VR’s IMF Tracker can be used more effectively to raise public awareness about monitoring of public finance, and to increase its use by CSOs to monitor progress. The analysis ...