Dileni Gunewardena

Dileni Gunewardena holds a doctorate in Economics from American University, Washington, D.C. and a B.A. (Honours) in Economics from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, where she is the Professor of Economics. Her research includes empirical analyses relating to poverty measurement, child nutrition, gender wage inequality and ethnic inequality.


Projects

Title Country Themes
‘Work-study’, Internship and Educational Mismatch among Youths: Evidence from Zambia Zambia Labor markets
Access to child care and mothers’ employment quality: lessons from Chile Chile Gender , Impacts of government programs , Labor markets , Children
Understanding youth entrepreneurship in Benin: the role of microcredit uptake and entrepreneur capacity building Benin Labor markets
Civil conflict and labour market outcomes in Sierra Leone Sierra Leone Gender , Education and training , Labor markets , Children
Can Urbanization Improve Household Welfare and Provide Inclusive Opportunities? The Case of Urban Expansion in Ethiopia Ethiopia Gender , Poverty and inequality , Impacts of government programs , Labor markets
Migration, Remittances and Child Schooling in Rural Cambodia Cambodia Education and training , Labor markets , Children
Gender and Age Diversity to Forster Innovation and Productivity Growth Brazil Gender , Labor markets
EMPLOYMENT VULNERABILITY, EARNINGS AND SUBJECTIVE WELL-BEING IN KYRGYZSTAN Kyrgyzstan Gender , Labor markets
Do out-migration and remittances induce shifts to non-farm entrepreneurship among the left-behind? Evidence from Nepal Nepal Gender , Labor markets
The Effect of input-trade liberalization on Nonfarm and Farm Labor Participation in Rural Vietnam Viet Nam Labor markets , Globalization and trade
Access to Credit and Women Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Bangladesh Bangladesh Gender , Labor markets
Estimating economic effects of emigration and remittances on the left-behind in Cambodia Cambodia Labor markets
Glass Ceilings, Sticky Floors or Sticky Doors? A Quantile Regression Approach to Exploring Gender Wage Gaps in Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Gender , Poverty and inequality , Labor markets

Details

Dr. Dileni Gunewardena
Professor of Economics
Department of Economics and Statistics
University of Peradeniya

Contact information:

Faculty of Arts
Peradeniya
Sri Lanka
20400
T: +94 81 2392622
F: +94 81 2392620
dilenigun@yahoo.com
http://www.pdn.ac.lk/arts/econ/dnbg.html

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