SUSL Staff Directory

Dr. Dunusinghe G Dharmarathna

Senior Lecturer

dunu@mgt.sab.ac.lk

Office: +94-0452280023

Fax: +94-0452280007

Qualifications

B.Sc ( Business Studies) Specialization in Financial Management (SUSL)

Master of Business Administration(MBA)(PGIAP)

PhD in Economics (CLB)

CTHE (CLB), Intermediate Examination( ICAS)

 


Profile

My vision

TO BE A RESOURCE PERSON IN EVERYWHERE IN EVERY TIME

My Values: Integrity, Punctuality, Supportive, Friendly and Respect

  1. Dharmarathna, D.G. Chandranath Amarasekara (2016). Stock Price Reaction to Interim Dividend Announcements and Information Efficiency in Sri Lankan Share Market, Innovation and Emerging Trends in Business Management and Information Technology, 1, New Delhi-110002, Radha Publications. (Best award paper in the conference)
  2. Dharmarathna, D.G. Chandranath Amarasekara (2016). Information Content of Right Issue Announcements and Information Efficiency in Sri Lankan Stock Market, 1st Intra disciplinary Conference of Management Researchers Innovation, Integration and Inspiration towards Sustainable Future 10th-12th August 2016 – Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka,
  3. Dharmarathna, D.G. Chandranath Amarasekara (2016). Shareholders’ Responses at the Announcement of The Changes in Executive Directors and Simi-Strong Form Efficient Market Hypothesis: Evidence from Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), Proceedings in Management, Social Sciences and Humanities, 9th International Research Conference-KDU, SriLanka, 183-189
  4. Dharmarathna, D.G. Chandranath Amarasekara (2016). Stock price reaction to final dividend announcements and semi-strong form efficient market hypothesis: Evidence from Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE). Faculty of Arts - University of Colombo International Research Conference , Managing Transitions for Empowerment: Sri Lanka Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow12th & 13th October 2016
  5. Dharmarathna, D.G. Chandranath Amarasekara (2016). Stock Dividend Announcements and Semi-strong Form Efficient Market Hypothesis: Evidence from Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE).Proceeding in Youth and Social Transformation, The power, Opportunities and Challenges, Annual Research Symposium 17-18 November 2016, National Center for Advanced Studies in Humanities & Social Sciences Sri Lanka.
  6. Dharmarathne, D.G. (2013). Stock Price Reaction to Dividend Announcements and Information Efficiency in Sri Lankan Share Market, International Journal of Research in Social Sciences, 3(2),100-111.
  7. Dharmarathna, D.G. Chandranath Amarasekara (2016). Stock Price Reaction to the Stock Split Announcements and Information Efficiency in Sri Lankan Capital Market, Wayaba Journal of Management,7(1), 40-60.
  8. Dharmarathna, D.G. Peiris T.U.I (2017) Validity of market model in the event-study methodology: evidence from dividend announcements in colombo stock exchange (CSE) 10th Tourism Outlook Conference in collaboration with the 2nd Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers and 1st International Environmental Sustainability Conference (IESC-2017)
  9.  Stock price reaction to Stock splits Announcements and Information Efficiency in Sri Lankan Share Market 

  10.  Failure reflection of Krushi Navodaya Credit Programme: A case study from the Bank of Ceylon, branch located in Bulathsinhala (Paper, Pro.JWD Somasundara’ Felicitation 2010)

  11.  The extent of use of Bloom’s Taxonomy in the evaluations of selected undergraduate degree programmes at the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (Abstract published 2nd International symposium, SUSL 2008) (DGD & Chandene Dissanayake)

  12.  Measuring the Risk & Return Relationship of Manufacturing Sector in Colombo Stock Exchange(Abstract published 2nd International symposium, SUSL 2008) (DGD & DAI)
  13.  An analysis of Shareholders’ Value to Dividend Announcements: Evidence from Colombo Stock Exchange (Paper Abstract ; 1st International Symposium 2006 SUSL)(DGD,DAI & HARIS)
  14.  Measuring the performance of Plantation Sector in Investors’ perspective with Capital Assets Pricing Model (CAPM) (Paper : University Journal 2007 SUSL) )(DGD,DAI & HARIS)
  15.  Month of the Year Effect on the Colombo Stock Exchange (Paper; 1st International Symposium 2006 SUSL) )(DGD,DAI & HARIS)
  16.  An analysis of Shareholders’ Value to Dividend Announcements: Evidence from Colombo Stock Exchange (Paper Abstract ;International Symposium 2006 SUSL) (DGD,DAI & HARIS)
  17.  Systematic and Unsystematic risks in investing common stock : Evidence from Colombo Stock Exchange ((Paper Abstract ;International Symposium 2006 SUSL) (DGD,DAI & HARIS)

Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

  • Member of Master of Business Administration Association in Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya
  • Member of the Federation of University of Teachers’ Associations in Sri Lanka
  • Member of the Welfare Society in the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
  • Member of the Senior Common Room Society in Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
  • Member of Master of Business Administration Association in Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya
  • Member of the Federation of University of Teachers’ Associations in Sri Lanka
  • Member of the Welfare Society in the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
  • Member of the Senior Common Room Society in Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
  • Member of the Faculty Board, Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
  • Member of Board of Examination, Faculty of Management Studied Sabaragamuwa University College, Sri Lanka.
  • Member of the University Senate
  • Member of Balangoda API Friend's Club

Research Interests

Financial Managment

Accountancy & Finance


Current Research Projects

Stock Price Reaction to the Announcement of Changes in No-exctive Directors of Listed Companies in CSE.

SHARE HOLDERS’ RESPONSES AT THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF CHANGES IN BOARD OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS: EVIDENCE FROM COLOMBO STOCK EXCHANGE (CSE)


Recent Publications

  1. Dharmarathna, D.G. Peiris T.U.I (2017) Validity of market model in the event-study methodology: evidence from dividend announcements in colombo stock exchange (CSE) 10th Tourism Outlook Conference in collaboration with the 2nd Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers and 1st International Environmental Sustainability Conference (IESC-2017)
  2. Dharmarathna, D.G. Chandranath Amarasekara (2016). Stock Price Reaction to Interim Dividend Announcements and Information Efficiency in Sri Lankan Share Market, Innovation and Emerging Trends in Business Management and Information Technology, 1, New Delhi-110002, Radha Publications. (Best award paper in the conference)
  3. Dharmarathna, D.G. Chandranath Amarasekara (2016). Information Content of Right Issue Announcements and Information Efficiency in Sri Lankan Stock Market, 1st Intra disciplinary Conference of Management Researchers Innovation, Integration and Inspiration towards Sustainable Future 10th-12th August 2016 – Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka,
  4. Dharmarathna, D.G. Chandranath Amarasekara (2016). Shareholders’ Responses at the Announcement of The Changes in Executive Directors and Simi-Strong Form Efficient Market Hypothesis: Evidence from Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), Proceedings in Management, Social Sciences and Humanities, 9th International Research Conference-KDU, SriLanka, 183-189
  5. Dharmarathna, D.G. Chandranath Amarasekara (2016). Stock price reaction to final dividend announcements and semi-strong form efficient market hypothesis: Evidence from Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE). Faculty of Arts - University of Colombo International Research Conference , Managing Transitions for Empowerment: Sri Lanka Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow12th & 13th October 2016
  6. Dharmarathna, D.G. Chandranath Amarasekara (2016). Stock Dividend Announcements and Semi-strong Form Efficient Market Hypothesis: Evidence from Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE).Proceeding in Youth and Social Transformation, The power, Opportunities and Challenges, Annual Research Symposium 17-18 November 2016, National Center for Advanced Studies in Humanities & Social Sciences Sri Lanka.
  7. Dharmarathne, D.G. (2013). Stock Price Reaction to Dividend Announcements and Information Efficiency in Sri Lankan Share Market, International Journal of Research in Social Sciences, 3(2),100-111.
  8. Dharmarathna, D.G. Chandranath Amarasekara (2016). Stock Price Reaction to the Stock Split Announcements and Information Efficiency in Sri Lankan Capital Market, Wayaba Journal of Management,7(1), 40-60.