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Escaping the paradox of slow growth and labour scarcity in Sri Lanka

Wignaraja, Ganeshan (2018) Escaping the paradox of slow growth and labour scarcity in Sri Lanka. South Asia @ LSE (15 Aug 2018). Website.

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Despite its growing reputation as one of the stronger economies of South Asia, the image of Sri Lankan labour may be at risk following a thirty-year civil conflict, alternative spending priorities and growing institutional imperfections. Labour market reforms and private sector action is required to help Sri Lanka escape the paradox of slow growth and labour scarcity, Ganeshan Wignaraja writes.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2018 The Author
Divisions: IGA: South Asia Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
JEL classification: J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J6 - Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies > J60 - General
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O4 - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity > O47 - Measurement of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output (Income) Convergence
Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2019 12:07
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 17:57

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