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.


Title Country Themes
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


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

Contact information:

Faculty of Arts
Sri Lanka
T: +94 81 2392622
F: +94 81 2392620

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