SUSL Staff Directory

Mrs. MDJW Wijesinghe

Senior Lecturer

jayani@ssl.sab.ac.lk

Qualifications

  • Master In Economics, Colombo University , August 2014
  • B.A. Economics (Special), Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka With a second class Upper division ,October 2008
  • Certificate Course in Teaching Methodology (SUSL) - Sri Lanka

Profile

M.D.J.W Wijesinghe is a Senior lecturer in Economics attached to the Department of Economics and Statistics, faculty of Social Sciences and Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. She holds a BA (Hons.) in Economics from the Sabaragamuwa University and and Master in Economics at the University of Colombo. Major areas of the current teaching are international economics , Public finance and Micro economics and Macro Economics Her interesting research areas are fertility behavior, women’s labor market activities ,development issues and health.

Employment History

  • Senior Lecturer - Sept 2016 to date
  • Lecturer - Sept : 2014 to Sept 2016
  • Lecturer (Probationary) - Sept : 2011 to Sept 2014
  • Lecturer (Temporary),-May 2009 to Sept : 2011
  • Visiting Lecturer - External Degree Program ,Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka -Jan 2010 to Jan : 2015

Administrative Posts Held

  • Student Counselor- Jan : 2012 to May 2014
  • Academic Sub warden- Jan : 2012 to May 2014

Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

Member  of Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists


Research Interests

Labour market activities, Fertility behavior, Development issues


Recent Publications

Full papers

  •  Rumesh Weerakon , Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2017),   Health consequence  of Child labour in Sri Lanka ,Volume 6 - Issue 9 , International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research
  • Wijesinghe M.D.J.W, Siddhesena K.A.P (2015), Socio–Demographic and    Economic determinants in Fertility Preferences among Urban employee women in Sri Lanka, Prof. Danny Atapattu Felicitation Volume, University of Ruhuna Sri Lanka .
  • Samaraweera P.D.G.L , Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2015), A Comparative Study of Demand in Medical Care for Non communicable Diseases: Western vs. Alternative, International Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies , Volume -02, Issue1 , Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  • Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2010), Sanwardanaya wana ratawala daridrathawa kerehi goleeyakaranaye balapama pilibanda vishleshanathmaka adyayanayak,5 th volume of Sabaragmuwa Vishvavidyalayeeya Shasthriya Sangrahaya, Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.
  • Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2010),Forecasting of key macro economic variables in Sri  Lankan economy since independence, A Festschrift in Honour of Professor Dayananda Somasundara , Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
  • Ruwani Dilhari  K.A , Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2014), A study on sectorial difference of buying behavior of consumers towards bakery foods ( With Special Reference to Balangoda Divisional Secretariat Division) , Annual Research Conference, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka.
  • Wijesinghe  M.D.J.W , Thathsarani U.S , Senavirathna E.M.T.K (2014).A Survey focus on use of internet based e-resources among undergraduates: Special reference to Sabaragamuwa University. First International Conference on Contemporary Management,University of Jaffna
  • Rumesh Weerakon , Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2014). Determinants of Child labour, International Research Conference ,    General Sir John Kotelawala Defence  University

Abstract Presented at national/international conferences

Abstract

  • Wijesinghe M.D.J.W, Siddhesena K.A.P (2015) , Impact of Women's labour force partcipation on Fertility behavior in Sri Lanka,  5 th Annual Research Session , Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
  • Thathsarani U.S , Wijesinghe M.D.J.W, Senavirathna E.M.T.K (2014).Socio Economic and Geographical Effectiveness of  Divi Neguma Regional Development Program (Special reference to Balangoda , Sri Lanka) ,The International Conference of Agricultural Sciences , Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
  • Wijesinghe, M.D.J.W ,Siddhisena K.A.P (2013). Factors influencing rural women’s intention to child bearing, Population Association
  • Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2012), Fertility Preferences of Muslim and non Muslim Women In Sri Lanka,1 st International Research Conferences, University of Jayewardenepura
  • Vijitha D. W and Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2012) ,Impact of women’s labour force participation on child nutrition (With special reference to Balangoda DS) 1 st International Research Conferences, University of Jayewardenepura
  • Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2010), Trend analysis of population aging in South Asia, 12 th international conference on Sri Lankan Studies.
  • Jayasena Chandima ,Wickremesekera Dinusha, WIjesinghe Jayani(2010), Hidden factors of drug use and addiction in Sri Lanka: A sociological study, Annual Symposium 2010,General Sir John Kotelawala defence university.
  • Wijesinghe M.D.J.W(2009),Trend analysis of urbanization in South Asia, 12 th annual academic sessions, Population Association of Sri Lanka.
  • Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2009),Economic analysis of waterfalls with special reference to Upper kotmale area, National Symposium on Natural Resources Management 2009 , Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.
  •  Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2008), Study of nutrition level of children (under five year) with special reference to Ihala Galagama in Rathnapura, International symposium 2008 ,Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.

Extended Abstract

  • Lakmali DNL , Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2103). Determinants of labour supply of Ageing Population,2nd International Economic Research Conference of the Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists
  • Samaraweera P.D.G.L. , Wijesinghe   M.D.J.W (2103) A Comparative Study of Demand in Medical Care for Non communicable Diseases: Western vs. Alternative ,2nd International Economic Research Conference of the Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists
  •   Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2012), Women's labour force participation and Fertility Preferences, 1 st International Economic Research Conference of the Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists
  • Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2012) Women’s fertility Preferences in Sri Lanka,2 nd international symposium , South Eastern University
  • Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2012),  Socio Economic differentials of women Empowerment in Sri Lanka, Annual Academic Session, Open University of Sri Lanka

Books/Articles

  •  Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2009), Art of Carving Buddha Statue and Nethra Mangallaya, First national Symposium on Traditional Knowledge , Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.
  • Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2009),Anjanam and Convalesce, First national Symposium on Traditional Knowledge , Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.
  • Wijesinghe M.D.J.W & Himali L.P (2014),The role of Agriculture on Economic growth in Nigeria and Sri Lanka , Comparative studies on Sri Lanka and Nigeria Economy, politics and Society , Volume II, p. 210-222