Contemporary Issues in Finance
Edited collection of Research Series

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Introduction

Financial sector is very important sector and the life blood of any economy. It generally comprises of capital market, banking and insurance industry. Also, it is one of the most dynamic sectors among other sectors in any economy. The sector is still facing huge challenges in sustaining the stability and growth potentials due to the existing issues such as volatility of exchange rate, economic crisis and regulatory framework etc. As an emerging market in tacking these issues, Sri Lanka needs the objective evidence with new interpretation to the prevailing issues in the sector. The research-based interpretations to the existing issues in the sector is a vacuum in Sri Lankan financial sector. Having considered dire need of wealth of research evidences for making informed decisions in the financial sector. The Department of Accountancy and Finance published edited book volume series titled “Contemporary issues in finance”. Another important aim of this initiative is to promote research culture among the students and academics of the Department.

Publication Policy

The final year students of the department undertake researches with the academic supervisors in the department every year. However, all these studies are limited only for the evaluation process of the respective degree programmes. The findings of researches are not added to the body of knowledge of the relevant fields. Therefore, this edited book volume series will consider studies carried out by the students of the department with their academic supervisors for the publications. As a policy we select only one paper annually from each academic member of the department which is up to the standard. Maximum of 15 papers will be considered per volume. In selecting the paper to include for the book, the supervisor has the discretion for the selection out of these supervised by him/her.

Guidelines for Papers

General Guidelines

Page Size: A4 (21 CM X 29.7 CM)
Columns: Single
Margins: Left 1.5", Right 1", Bottom 1", Top1"
Line Spacing: 1.5
Alignment: Justified
Font: Times New Roman
Words – Maximum 6000 words
The second paragraph and the subsequent paragraphs under each new heading should start with the indentation.
Paper should include sections of Abstract, Introduction, Previous Literature, Methodology, Results and Discussion, Conclusion and policy recommendations, if any; and Reference list

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Editorial Board

Prof. D.A.I. Dayaratne

Editor in Chief

Prof. D.A.I. Dayaratne
Editor in Chief

Prof. D.G. Dharmarathna

Co-editor

Prof. D.G. Dharmarathna
Co-editor

Prof. L.M.C.S. Menike

Co-editor

Prof. L.M.C.S. Menike
Co-editor

Prof. N.J. Dewasiri

Co-editor

Prof. N.J. Dewasiri
Co-editor

Dr. T.U.I. Peiris

Co-editor

Dr. T.U.I. Peiris
Co-editor

Mr. A.A.M.D. Amarasinghe

Co-editor

Mr. A.A.M.D. Amarasinghe
Co-editor

Mrs. A.W.G.C.N. Wijethunga

Co-editor

Mrs. A.W.G.C.N. Wijethunga
Co-editor

Ms. B.W.C.M. Amarasena

Editorial Assistant

Ms. B.W.C.M. Amarasena
Editorial Assistant

Mr. H.G. Piyasiri

English Editor

Mr. H.G. Piyasiri
English Editor

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Department of Accountancy & Finance
Faculty of Management Studies
Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
Belihuloya,70140
Sri Lanka.

hacc@mgt.sab.ac.lk

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