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  • Firm-Level Analysis of Manufacturing Sector Investments in Sri Lanka 

    Lanka, Institute of Policy Studies of Sri (Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, 2018-10-02)
    Although Foreign Direct Investment inflows to Sri Lanka have 'recovered' in 2017, hitting the much touted USD 1 billion landmark, the underlying bottlenecks of poor ease of doing business, attracting the wrong 'types' of investments, and policy uncertainty ...
  • Cost of Low-Skilled Migration to Saudi Arabia, Republic of Korea and Malaysia 

    Lanka, Institute of Policy Studies of Sri (Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, 2018-05-15)
    High-cost of securing employment abroad is a barrier to cross-border labor mobility for low-skilled workers in developing countries. Migration cost is distributed among many value chain (VC). This Policy Insight highlights the main findings of the study.
  • Providing Quality Teachers for all Classrooms in Sri Lanka 

    Lanka, Institute of Policy Studies of Sri (Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, 2018-02-12)
    This policy brief presents findings of a study that examines adequacy of teachers for teaching mathmatics, English, and science at the secondary level in Sri Lanka, at the national level and across provinces and different school categories. Teacher ...
  • Breaking the Barriers: Strengthening WMSMES Participation in Spice and Coir Sectors of Sri Lanka 

    Lanka, Institute of Policy Studies of Sri (Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, 2017-10-17)
    An important avenue to promote inclusive and sustaniable development includes accelerating gainful participation of Women owned/ led Micro Small Medium Enterprises (WMSMEs) in the economy. WMSMEs have been identified as the backbone of developing ...

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