Slide Deck: Unlocking the Potential of Data: A Case Study on Data Dissemination Practices in Sri Lanka Customs

Slide Deck: Unlocking the Potential of Data: A Case Study on Data Dissemination Practices in Sri Lanka Customs
|
Successful economies have increasingly recognised the importance of improving access to data collected by governments. Accurate, timely and easily accessible data helps private sector growth and results in improved delivery by government. Sri Lanka Customs is the key government agency...
continue reading
Slide Deck: Financing Infrastructure: The (non) Concessionality of Concessional Loans
|
Sri Lanka is highly dependent on international loans from multilateral and bilateral sources to finance infrastructure development. Multilateral and bilateral borrowing is often favoured by governments such as Sri Lanka because such financing tends to have ‘concessional’ elements, relative to...
continue reading
Financing Infrastructure: The (non) Concessionality of Concessional Loans
|
Sri Lanka is highly dependent on international loans from multilateral and bilateral sources to finance infrastructure development. Multilateral and bilateral borrowing is often favoured by governments such as Sri Lanka because such financing tends to have ‘concessional’ elements, relative to...
continue reading
CSO Sustainability Index 2019 : Sri Lanka Country Report
|
The Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index (CSOSI) assesses the sustainability of the CSO sector across several countries in different regions around the world. Since its inception in 1997, it has expanded from covering 18 countries in the Europe and Eurasia...
continue reading
A Rational Method for Cabinet Formation in Sri Lanka: A White Paper
|
Ministries are the overarching bodies that house relevant government bodies such as departments and authorities in charge of a particular subject area. They are responsible for the formulation and approval of national level policies and strategies in their assigned sectors...
continue reading
A Cabinet that Works: Ministries in Sri Lanka
|
The role played by the Cabinet of Ministers is critical to ensure that the government functions efficiently and effectively. Verité Research has found that the way in which Cabinet portfolios are designed in Sri Lanka impedes the ability of government...
continue reading
Opening up Trade Data: The Benefits to Sri Lanka
|
International trade data are the foundational basis when formulating trade policies and assessing their impacts. Trade data is vital for firms engaging in international trade to make sound business decisions. Unfortunately, when compared to regional and international best practice, Sri...
continue reading
වැඩකරන රටකට – වැඩක් කළ හැකි කැබිනට් මණ්ඩලයක්
|
ශී‍්‍ර ලංකාවේ රජයේ ඵලදායීතාවය සහ කාර්යක්ෂමතාවයට බෙහෙවින් බලපාන කැබිනට් මණ්ඩලයේ අමාත්‍යංශ ඇති කෙරෙන ආකාරය සම්බන්ධයෙන් කළ පර්යේෂණයක තොරතුරු පසුගියදා ජනගත කරන ලදී. (more…)
continue reading
VR Working Paper: Ineffectiveness of Social Contacts and Alternate Job Search Methods for Unemployed Youth in Sri Lanka
|
Sri Lankan youth due to an extended period of unemployment face a lower possibility in future employment and a reduced earning capacity. As a solution, this paper aims to identify an efficient search method. Emphasis is placed on social contacts,...
continue reading
Open Budget Survey: Sri Lanka Country Summary 2019
|
Government budget decisions – what taxes to levy, what services to provide, and how much debt to take on – affect how equal a society is and the well being of its people, including whether the most disadvantaged will have...
continue reading