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Sri Lanka's post-civil war development challenge: learning from the past

Athukorala, Prema-Chandra

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The end of the ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka in 2009 generated widespread expectations of a period of sustained economic growth, building on the achievements of the liberalization reforms over the three previous decades. However, recent developments have dampened that optimism, rekindling fears that Sri Lanka's tale of missed opportunities may continue. The analysis in this paper suggests that the return to the failed past policies of inward-oriented development strategies offers no...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorAthukorala, Prema-Chandra
dc.date.accessioned2016-12-20T23:42:11Z
dc.date.available2016-12-20T23:42:11Z
dc.identifier.issn0958-4935
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/111440
dc.description.abstractThe end of the ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka in 2009 generated widespread expectations of a period of sustained economic growth, building on the achievements of the liberalization reforms over the three previous decades. However, recent developments have dampened that optimism, rekindling fears that Sri Lanka's tale of missed opportunities may continue. The analysis in this paper suggests that the return to the failed past policies of inward-oriented development strategies offers no viable solutions for the economic problems confronting Sri Lanka.
dc.format18 pages
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.publisherTaylor & Francis (Routledge)
dc.rights© 2015 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group.
dc.sourceContemporary South Asia
dc.subjectSri Lanka
dc.subjectethnic conflict
dc.subjecteconomic growth
dc.subjecttrade liberalization
dc.subjectforeign debt
dc.titleSri Lanka's post-civil war development challenge: learning from the past
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesThis paper is based on the H.A. de. S. Gunasekara Memorial Oration delivered at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, on 12 July 2013.
local.identifier.citationvolume24
dc.date.issued2016-07-05
local.identifier.ariespublicationU3488905xPUB21531
local.publisher.urlhttps://www.routledge.com/
local.type.statusAccepted Version
local.contributor.affiliationAthukorala, Prema-chandra, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, CAP Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University
local.identifier.essn1469-364X
local.bibliographicCitation.issue1
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage19
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage35
local.identifier.doi10.1080/09584935.2015.1132188
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access
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