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  • Policies to Protect Workers Rights of Non-Standard Forms of Employment 

    Lanka, Institute of Policy Studies of Sri (Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, 2017-07-11)
    This study investigates as to how these non-standard forms of employment affect the workers in terms of job security, employment based social security coverage, wages etc. Further, this study investigates why such a large proportion of the employees ...
  • Climate Insurance for Dry Zone Farmers in Sri Lanka 

    Lanka, Institute of Policy Studies of Sri (Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, 2017-01-24)
    Dry zone agriculture in Sri Lanka is found to be highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Variations in the rainfall pattern and the incidents of droughts and floods have been more frequent recently. Rain-fed farmers are particularly at risk ...
  • Barriers Beyond Tariffs: Sri Lanka's Exports to China 

    Lanka, Institute of Policy Studies of Sri (Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, 2016-11-28)
    Sri Lanka's forthcoming FTA with China has the potential to become the biggest bilateral trade deal for Sri Lanka in view of China's population and status as the world's second largest economy after the USA. Moreover, China is already Sri Lanka's second ...
  • Financing Urbanization 

    Lanka, Institute of Policy Studies of Sri (Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, 2016-10-25)
    With growing population and greater demand for urban lifestyles the existence of huge megapolises is becoming prominent around the world. The Sri Lankan government has planned to develop the entire Western region spanning Colombo, Kalutara, and Gampaha ...

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