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Review of literature linking macroeconomic policies to household welfare in Sri Lanka

Neranjana Gunetilleke

Review of literature linking macroeconomic policies to household welfare in Sri Lanka

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Published by Institute of Policy Studies in Colombo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka,
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Public welfare -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Sri Lanka -- Economic policy.,
    • Sri Lanka -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 34-44).

      StatementNeranjana Gunetilleke.
      SeriesResearch studies., no. 2
      ContributionsInstitute of Policy Studies (Colombo, Sri Lanka)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC424 .G84 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination44 p. ;
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6860025M
      ISBN 109559701207
      LC Control Number00370956

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Neranjana Gunetilleke Review of literature linking macroeconomic policies to household welfare in Sri Lanka by Neranjana Gunetilleke Published by Institute of Policy Studies in : Sri Lanka can contribute towards understanding of the process by which macroeconomic policies affect the welfare of households.

Crucially, it will seek to understand the impact macro policies directed at economic variables, such as inflation rates, budgetary deficit and balance of payments, have on household welfare. Considerable literature exists in relation to Sri Lanka’s macro policy environment, poverty and welfare. Sri Lanka as one of the developing economies has shown a relationship of tax revenue and tax rate for facilitating GDP growth in terms of macroeconomic policy perspective.

However, the concern is that the existing taxation policies need to be revised to achieve the maximum tax revenue through optimal tax. Economic Policy’ organized by the International Development Research Center (IDRC), Canada.

University of Laval, Quebec and the Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, held at Galadari Hotel, Colombo, in June This study was carried out as a part of the Micro Impact of Macroeconomic and Adjustment Policies (MIMAP)- Sri Lanka. Macroeconomic policies, crises, and growth in Sri Lanka, (English) This volume is the product of a World Bank project on macroeconomic policy that reviewed the recent experience of eighteen countries as they attempted to maintain economic stability in the face of international price, interest rate, and demand shocks Cited by: the impact of trade policies in developed countries and inequality in developing economies, is strongly debated in the international trade and development arena.

Objective of this paper is to present a comprehensive review of the theoretical and empirical literature on the effect of agricultural trade liberalisation on poverty, in particular, focusing in Sri Lanka. Macroeconomic and Sector Context 1.

Sri Lanka is a fast growing middle income economy with an average GDP per capita of $2, 1in growing at % with an investment to GDP ratio of over 30% in Sri Lanka is currently experiencing an unprecedented growth phase since the end of the political.

•Even though, Sri Lankan tax system needs to be reformed with optimal taxation for macroeconomic policies, so far the attempts made by the taxation entities were not successful for obtaining the optimal tax revenues while maintaining the government size.

Macroeconomic Policies, Poverty and the Environment 31 Third, there is a growing body of literature that explores effects of “adjustments” that took place within new NAFTA rules. The views expressed in this book are those of the persons who contributed to this document and do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the United Nations in Sri Lanka.

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