Development under stress : Sri Lankan economy in transition

Kelegama, Saman

Development under stress : Sri Lankan economy in transition - New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; London : Sage Publications, 2006. - 305 pages : illustrations ;

Includes index

pt. 1. Fifty years of economic development and the challenge ahead --
pt . 2. Debate on economic liberalisation --
pt. 3. Macroeconomic management --
pt. 4. Sectoral policy --
pt. 5. Employment and poverty.


Examines various impediments faced in the development process and implementation of reforms in Sri Lanka, particularly after economic liberalization in 1977. This book explains why it could not match the economic achievements of South Korea and Malaysia - countries that had similar per capita income levels to that of Sri Lanka in the 1950s.

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Sri Lanka -- Economic policy.
Sri Lanka -- Economic conditions.
Economic history.

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