SUSL Staff Directory

Mrs. MDJW Wijesinghe

Senior Lecturer

jayani@ssl.sab.ac.lk

Qualifications

  • Master In Economics, Colombo University , August 2014
    • Title of the Dissertation:  Impact of Women Labor Force Participation on Fertility in Sri Lanka
  • 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

Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2018) Social and Economic Factors Affecting Ethnic Fertility Differentials in Sri Lanka ,KDU Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies Volume 1, Issue2

Rumesh Weerakon , Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2017), Health consequence of Child labour in Sri Lanka ,Volume 6 - Issue 9 , International Journal of Scientific & TechnologyResearch

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, SriLanka

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

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 SriLanka.

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 ofJaffna

Rumesh Weerakon , Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2014). Determinants of Child labour, International Research Conference , General Sir John  Kotelawala  Defence University

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 SriLanka

Extended Abstract/Abstract Presented at international conferences

Samaraweera G.R.S.R and Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2018) A comparative study on  labour supply of employees between social media addicts and non-addicts in Sri Lanka , 7th International Conference of the Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists

Wijesinghe, M.D.J.W ,Siddhisena K.A.P (2017),Economic and Social determinants of starting and stopping behavior of fertility in Sri Lanka , 4 th international conference on Rural development and entrepreneurship , Malaysia

Lakmali DNL , Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2013). Determinants of labour supply of Ageing Population,2nd International Economic Research Conference of the Sri Lanka Forum of UniversityEconomists

Samaraweera P.D.G.L.,Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2013) A Comparative Study of DemandinMedicalCareforNoncommunicableDiseases:Westernvs.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,2nd international symposium , South Eastern University

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 SriLanka

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.

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 SriLanka.

 

Extended Abstract/Abstract Presented at national conferences

S.N Nagasinghe, Wijesinghe M.D.J.W ,D. Samarasinghe(2018)The customer adoption to green saving accounts (with special reference to Pan Asia Bank) ,4 th  Annual Student Research Session , Faculty of Social Science and Language, Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.

Y.T.N De Silva, Wijesinghe M.D.J.W , W.M.G.C Gunarathne(2018)The impact of customer relationship on customer retention in banking industry(with special reference to Bank of Ceylon,Homagama) ,4 th  Annual Student Research Session Faculty of Social Science and Language, Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.

H.S.H Weerasooriya, Wijesinghe M.D.J.W ,W.A.P Sanjeewani(2018)Factors affecting customers’ adoption of E-banking (with special reference to Bank of Ceylon,Nittambuwa branch) ,4 th  Annual Student Research Session Faculty of Social Science and Language, Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.

A.S.P  Sandaruwani Wijesinghe M.D.J.W ,,K .Nagasinghe (2018)Determinants of instant food demand(with special reference to Laughfs Super market chain) ,4 th  Annual Student Research Session Faculty of Social Science and Language, Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.

P.A.R Prabath, Wijesinghe M.D.J.W ,N.A.N Nisshanka (2017) Factors affecting electricity demand ,3 rd Annual Student Research Session Faculty of Social Science and Language, Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.

H.M.M.K Herath, Wijesinghe M.D.J.W ,Y.B Wanigesekara(2017)Determinants of customer retention on Peoples bank (with special reference to Kegalle bazzar branch) 3 rd Annual Student Research Session Faculty of Social Science and Language, Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.

T.A.C Kulathunge, Wijesinghe M.D.J.W ,S.R.K Uditha(2017) The impact of nonperforming loans on bank performance(with special reference to Regional Development  Bank) 3 rd Annual Student Research Session Faculty of Social Science and Language, Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.

S.P Masakorala, Wijesinghe M.D.J.W ,T. Shaheer(2017) The impact of damages on production variation(with special reference to Miami Clothing (Pvt)Ltd,Dickwella) Faculty of Social Science and Language, Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.

K.G.S.D Suraweera, Wijesinghe M.D.J.W ,P.Sanjeewa(2017) The impact of absenteeism on the organizational performance and its determinations (with special reference to Hirdaramani Mercury Apparel) 3 rdAnnual Student Research Session Faculty of Social Science and Language, Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.

D.R Wanigasekara, Wijesinghe M.D.J.W , Dimuthu Edhrisinghe(2017) Factors affecting customer satisfaction in banking sector(with special reference to Bank of Ceylon,Matara) 3 rdAnnual Student Research Session,3 rdAnnual Student Research Session Faculty of Social Science and Language, Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.

S.R.D.S Chathuranga , Wijesinghe M.D.J.W  (2015) Demand for eco tourism: Estimating recreational benefits from Sinharaja forest ,2 nd  Annual Student Research Session Faculty of Social Science and Language, Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.

T.G.D Dishantha, Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2015)Impact of changing family structure on households’ labour supply,2 nd  Annual Student Research Session Faculty of Social Science and Language, Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.

M.A.C Eranda , Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2015)Factors affect on online shopping,2 nd  Annual Student Research Session Faculty of Social Science and Language, Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.

L.A.A Jayathilaka, Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2015)Female headed households and poverty in Sri Lanka,2 nd  Annual Student Research Session Faculty of Social Science and Language, Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.

B.A.H Thanuja , Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2015) Impact of female labour force participation on fertility behaviour(with special reference to Thihagoda divisional Secretariat Division) ,2 nd  Annual Student Research Session Faculty of Social Science and Language, Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.

W.P.G.K Wijayarathna , Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2015)Satisfaction of husband wife regards to division of labour in the household ,2 nd  Annual Student Research Session Faculty of Social Science and Language, Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.

P.K.S.M Wijegunawardana , Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2014) Foreigners’ demand for ayurveda medical care in Sri Lanka,1 st Annual Student Research Session Faculty of Social Science and Language, Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.

H.G.N Dilrukshi, Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2014)The impact of indebtedness on rural poverty: with special reference to Kotapola divisional Secretariat Division) ,1 st Annual Student Research Session Faculty of Social Science and Language, Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.

J.G.P.N Amarajeewa, Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2014)Rice consumption in Sri Lanka(with special reference to Balangoda GN Division) ,1 st Annual Student Research Session Faculty of Social Science and Language, Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.

J.G.T Nadeeshani, Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2014)The change in the consumer demand for milk powder and dairy milk with the recognition of Dicyandiamide chemical(with special reference to Homagama Secretariat Division in Colombo District) ,1 st Annual Student Research Session Faculty of Social Science and Language, Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.

K.N.N Kalubowila , Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2014)Determinants of youth labour’s savings(with special reference to Rathnapura Secretariat Division) ,1 st Annual Student Research Session Faculty of Social Science and Language, Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.

K.W.A.A Nipun, Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2014) Impact of public debt on economic growth in Sri Lanka,1 st Annual Student Research Session Faculty of Social Science and Language, Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka.

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 SriLanka

Wijesinghe, M.D.J.W ,Siddhisena K.A.P (2013). Factors influencing rural women’s intention to child bearing, PopulationAssociation

Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2012), Socio Economic differentials of women Empowerment in Sri Lanka, Annual Academic Session, Open University of Sri Lanka

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 defenceuniversity.

Wijesinghe M.D.J.W(2009),Trend analysis of urbanization in South Asia, 12 th annual academic sessions, Population Association of SriLanka.

Wijesinghe M.D.J.W (2009),Economic analysis of waterfalls with special reference to Upper kotmale area, National Symposium on Natural Resources Management2009 , Sabaragamuwa 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.