SUSL Staff Directory

Dr. Dunusinghe G Dharmarathna

Position: 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)

 


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 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 Board of Management, Faculty of Post Graduate Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
  • Member of Board of Management, Open Distance Learning (CODL), Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. 
  • Member of Balangoda API Friend's Club

Research Interests

Accountancy & Finance


Recent Publications

  1. D.G. (2020). The Impact of Public Sector Corruption on Economic Growth in Asian Region, Global Scientific Journal, Volume 8, Issue 10, 1355-1373.Online: ISSN 2320-9186 ( 12 issues per year).www.globalscientificjournal.com; Indexed In Cnki, Ulrich, WEB. JournalSeek, EZE, Google Scholar. EOI:10.11216/gsj.2020.10.45114
  2. DHARMARATHNA, D. (2019). CHAPTER NINETEEN STOCK PRICE REACTION TO RIGHTS ISSUE ANNOUNCEMENTS AND INFORMATION EFFICIENCY IN THE COLOMBO STOCK EXCHANGE (CSE). Managerial Dilemmas in Developing Countries: Business, Marketing, Finance and Tourism, 229.
  3. Dharmarathne, D.G. (2020). Stock Price Reaction to Stock Dividend Announcements and Information Efficiency in Sri Lankan Share Market, International Journal of Research in Social Sciences(IJRSS), 38(1), (ISSN:2307-227X), www.ijsk.or/ijrss ( 12 issues per year). Indexed In Cnki, UlrichWEB, JournalSeek, EZE, Google Scholar, NSD, UW Madison Library, CiteFactor, DRJI, WorldCat, RePEc, J-Gate ResearchBib, Berlin Social Center (WZB).
  4. Dharmarathna D .G (2020). Corporate Tax Planning and Financial Performance of Companies Listed in Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), Applied Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 3(2), 1-15. 12 issues per year.
  5. Dharmarathna D. G. (2020) Book Review: Writing for Publication: Transitions and Tools that Support Scholars’ Success by Mary Renck Jalongo and Olivia N. Saracho, 2016, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-319-31648-2, Vidyodaya Journal of Management (VJM), Volume 6 Issue 2 ( 2 Issues per year).
  6. Dharmarathna D. G. (2020) Book Review: An Introduction to Banking Principles, Strategy and Risk Management, Moorad Choudhry 2018, United Kingdom: Wiley, pp. 1-564. ISBN: 9781119115892 (pp. 160 -161). Sri Lanka Journal of Management Studies, Volume 2 – Issue 1, July 2020.(2 issues per year).
  7. Dharmarathna, D. G. (2018). SHAREHOLDERS’RESPONSES AT THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF CHANGES IN BOARD OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS: EVIDENCE FROM COLOMBO STOCK EXCHANGE (CSE). Conference Proceedings in 3rd ICMR " Unlocking Business Potential towards a Circular Economy" Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka in collaboration with Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti, Putra Malaysia. 
  8. Ariyasena H M.J.S and Dharmarathna D G (2019), Investment towards Micro-finance and SME Loans: Study from Commercial Banks in Sri Lana. Conference Proceedings 1st Management Undergraduates’ Research Session; Research for a better future 31st October 2019.
  9. Chathuranga G.P.S and H M.J.S and Dharmarathna D G (2019), Evaluating the Impact of Systematic Risk on Firm Performance: Evidence from CSE. Conference Proceedings 1st Management Undergraduates’ Research Session; Research for a better future 31st October 2019.
  10. Ranathunga G.L.R and Dharmarathna D G (2019), Effect of Dividend Policies on Finance Performance: Evidence from Manufacturing Listed Companies of CSE: Conference Proceedings 1st Management Undergraduates’ Research Session; Research for a better future 31st October 2019.
  11. Chandrsiri T.T.M and Dharmarathna D G (2019), The Impact of Cash Flow on Financial Performance Empirical Study form Listed Companies in Sri Lanka. Conference Proceedings 1st Management Undergraduates’ Research Session; Research for a better future 31st October 2019.
  12. Dharmarathna D G and Chandranath Amarasekara (2016), Stock Price Reaction to final Dividend Announcements and Semi-Strong form Efficient Market Hypothesis: Evidence from CSE. Conference Proceedings of International Research Conference by Faculty of Arts 2016.
  13. Dharmarathna, D. G. (2018). The Effect of Information Content in Final Dividend Announcements on Stock Price in Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE). Conference Proceedings in 7th International Conference of the Sri Lanka Forum of University Economics 20th and 21st of December 2018 Volume VII.
  14. Dharmarathna, D.G. Hewage R.S, Chyamari, N.K.J (2017). Impact of Financial Development on Foreign Direct Investments: Empirical Evidence from Developing Countries in Asia, Journal Accountancy and Finance, Issue2, Department of Accountancy, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitiya.
  15. 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)

Consultancies

• Consultor to Colombo Stock Exchange in Investors Awareness Programs in Sabaragamuwa Province Since 2013.

• Consultor to the Outbound Training Program: AHEAD Grant,Uva Wellassa University


Research Grants/Research Awards

  1. Won the best paper award for the research paper titled as Stock Price Reaction to Interim Dividend Announcements and Information Efficiency in Sri Lankan Share Market, International Conference on Innovation and Emerging Trends in Business Management and Information Technology, September 25-27, 2016 organized by the School of Commerce and Business studies Jiwaji University, and Gwalior, India. (NAAC Re-Accredited “A” Grade).
  2. NCAH Grant Scholarship was awarded for doctoral studies in Colombo University in 2010 till 2013. Completed the PhD in Economics from University of Colombo in 2018.

Undergraduate Supervision

1. IMPACT OF MARKET RISK ON FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF SRI LANKAN PUBLIC LISTED COMPANIES : MADANASINGHA ARACHCHILLAGE NIPUNA CHAMINDA MADANASINGHA (14/MS/049)

2. IMPACT OF OPEN MARKET OPERATIONS OF THE CENTRAL BANK OF SRI LANKA ON LENDING BEHAVIOUR OF LICENSED COMMERCIAL BANKS IN SRI LANKA :JAYASEKARA MUDALIGE DONA APSARA MADHUWANTHI JAYASEKARA (14/MS/164)

3.  IMPACT OF CAPITAL STRUCTURE ON FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF THE LISTED FIRMS IN SRI LANKA: NAYOMI NISANSALA WICKRAMARACHCHI (14/MS/219)

4. IMPACT OF INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL ON FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF INSURANCE INDUSTRY IN SRI LANKA :D.W.N. Dissanayaka (14/MS/134)

5. SECTORAL INTEGRATION AND INVESTMENT DIVERSIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES: EVIDENCE FROM COLOMBO STOCK EXCHANGE IN SRI LANKA. DADALLA LANUMODARAGE LILENDRI LASHIKA (14/MS/191)

6. THE IMPACT OF DIVIDEND POLICY ON FIRM PERFORMANCE: EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE FROM LISTED MANUFACTURING COMPANIES IN SRI LANKA. WIJEMUNIGE AYESHA MADUWANTHI WIJEWATHTHA (14/MS/287)

7. FACTORS AFFECTING ON MUTUAL FUND PERFORMANCE IN SRI LANKA. DINUSHA HARSHANI MANAWADU (14/MS/207)

 8. IDENTIFYING FINANCIAL SUSTAINABLE LISTED COMPANIES IN SRI LANKA POORNAWATTHE THARUKA SHASHINI MEEDENIYA (14/MS/208)

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Postgraduate Supervision

I am supervising the following MBA students,

  1. Ms. R.S.N. Rajapaksha (MBA/18151082037).
  2. Mr. R.A.M Chandana (MBA/1815102012) (Completed).
  3. Mr. L.D.S. Priyantha (MBA/1815102017).

I am supervising the following MSc in Ayurvedic students,

  1. Mr. SDW Weerakkodi (1705101006)
  2. Mr. HAMK Perera (1715101035)
  3. W.R. Peiris  (Completed)

Participation in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programmes/Extension Courses/Short Courses/Visiting Lectures

Introduction of new courses/new degree programs

  1. I was a member in developing the degree program of B.Sc. in Banking & Insurance New Degree program to the Department of Accountancy & Finance in the Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  2. Introducing Higher Diploma in Corporative Business Management Programme conducted by the CODL in SUSL.

Curriculum planning and development

  1. I made a contribution in introducing the computerized accounting system for the B.Sc. in Financial Management Degree program incorporating QuickBook Pro system, in 2002 and 2003 curriculum revision
  2. Contributed as member of the Curriculum Review and Development Committee, Faculty of the Management Studies Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka in 2014.
  3. Contributed as a resource person in revising the curricular of the MSc. in Ayurvedic Hospital Management degree programs offered from the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka pertaining to the requirements of the 21st century in 2010.
  4. Contributed as a resource person in revising the curricular of the MSc. in Ayurvedic Hospital Management degree programs offered from the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka pertaining to the requirements of the modern world in 2020.
  5. Resource person to develop the curriculum of Bachelor of Business Administration of External Degree Program, Faculty of Management Studies conducted under the CODL in SUSL in 2015
  6. In addition, I have contributed to prepare /moderate several course units of the B.Sc. Financial Management in the subjects of Advanced Financial Accounting, Financial Accounting, Strategic Management, and Management Accountancy in 2002

Strengthening the research capacity in the particular HEI as well as in other HEIs

I served as Conference Chair of the 4th ICMR organized by the Faculty of Management Studies in the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.

I served as a Co-chair of the 2nd Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers (ICMR) 2017 organized by the Faculty of Management Studies, in Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.

I served as a Co-chair of the 3rd ICMR organized by the Faculty of Management Studies, in the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka in collaboration with the Faculty of Economics and Management, University Putra Malaysia in 2018.

I served as a Chair of Finance Committee of the 3rd ICMR of Sabargamuwa University of Sri Lanka, organized by the Faculty of Management Studies of Sabargamuwa University of Sri Lanka from in 2018

I served as a member of the scientific committee of the 10th Tourism Outlook Conference in collaboration with the 2nd Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers (ICMR) and 1st International Environmental Sustainability Conference (IESC 2017) organized by the Faculty of Management Studies, in Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka from 19th to 21st October 2017.

I served as a reviewer of the 17th Academic Session of the University of Ruhuna organized by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Ruhuna in 2020.

I served as a reviewer of the 5th ICMR of Sabargamuwa University of Sri Lanka, organized by the Faculty of Management Studies of the Sabargamuwa University of Sri Lanka in 2020. I contributed as a session chair to the 1st Management Undergraduate Research Session (MURS) on 31st October 2019 organized by the Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.

I served as a reviewer of the 8th Annual Research Session of the Sabaragamuwa organized by the Centre for Research Knowledge Dissemination on 19th December 2018, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.

I served as a Rapporteur of the 10th Tourism Outlook Conference in collaboration with the 2nd Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers (ICMR) and 1st International Environmental Sustainability Conference (IESC 2017) organized by the Faculty of Management Studies, in Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka from 19th to 21st October 2017.

I served as a member of the fundraising committee of the 10th Tourism Outlook Conference in collaboration with the 2nd Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers (ICMR) and 1st International Environmental Sustainability Conference (IESC 2017) organized by the Faculty of Management Studies, in Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka from 19th to 21st October 2017.

I served as a reviewer of the 10th Tourism Outlook Conference in collaboration with the 2nd Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers (ICMR) and 1st International Environmental Sustainability Conference (IESC 2017) organized by the Faculty of Management Studies, in Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka from 19th to 21st October 2017.

I served as a reviewer of the Wayamba International Conference, WinC-2014 held 29th & 30th August organized by the Wayamba University of Sri Lanka in 2014.

I served as a Rapporteur of the 4th International Conference, the Sabargamuwa University of Sri Lanka held on 11th and 12th January 2013.

I served as a Committee Member of the 1st Annual Research Session of the Sabaragamuwa organized by the Centre for Research Knowledge Dissemination in 2010, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.

I served as a Chair of the Finance Committee of the 6th International Conference of Sabargamuwa University of Sri Lanka, organized by the Sabargamuwa University of Sri Lanka in 2017

I served as a Reviewer of the 6th International Conference of Sabargamuwa University of Sri Lanka, organized by the Sabargamuwa University of Sri Lanka in 2017

I served as a discussion for the 1st Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers (ICMR ) 2016 organized by the Faculty of Management Studies, in Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.

I served as a reviewer of Ph.D. dissertations of the candidates who are following PhD programs of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka in 2019 (MIM Riyath and A Baroon).

I am supervising the following MBA students, Ms. R.S.N. Rajapaksha (MBA/18151082037), Mr. R.A.M Chandana (MBA/1815102012), Mr. L.D.S. Priyantha (MBA/1815102017). (Note: as many theses have been examined evidence is provided only for a sample)

I am supervising the following MSc in Ayurvedic students, Mr. SDW Weerakkodi (1705101006), Mr. HAMK Perera (1715101035), and W.R. PeirisContributed as examiner/ coordinator of the MBA program,

Faculty of Graduate Studies, SUSL from 2014 to present, JARC Sandaruwani ( 1715102010), WAK Amitha ( 1715102022), Wijekoon WMU (1715102005), Hewage AWC (1715102003).

Contributed as the research thesis examiner / panel member of the MSc in Ayurvedic Hospital Management, Faculty of Graduate Studies, SUSL from 2014 to the present. Examples: S. Subasinghe (06/MS/MSc/AHM/010), AJ Karunarathne (1715101003), and few other reports are attached.

Contributed as a supervisor for the survey titled “Level of Capital Market Awareness conducted by the Securities and Exchange Commission Sri Lanka in 2010

Visiting Lecturing

Visiting Lecturer in Financial Management Core Concepts for BSc. in Information System, Faculty of Computing, General Sir John Kotelawala Defense University, Ratmalana with from 06th July 2018 for the academic year 2018.

Visiting Lecturer in Financial Management Core Concepts for BSc. in Information System, Faculty of Computing, General Sir John Kotelawala Defense University, Ratmalana with from 17th August 2017 for the academic year 2017.

Visiting Lecturer in FC21248: Management, BSc in Surveying Sciences, Faculty of Geometrics, SUSL in Academic Year 2016/2017- Year II Semester I

Visiting Lecturer in FC21248: Management, BSc in Surveying Sciences, Faculty of Geometrics, SUSL in Academic Year 2015/2016- Year II Semester I

Visiting Lecturer in SUP 3: Financial Management, BSc in Surveying Sciences, Faculty of Geometrics, and SUSL in Academic Year 2008/2009- Semester II.

Visiting Lecturer in SUP 3: Financial Management, BSc in Surveying Sciences, Faculty of Geometrics, and SUSL in Academic Year 2007/2008- Semester II.

Visiting Lecturer in Accountancy, Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA), Diyathalawa with effect from 20th January 2008.

Visiting Lecturer in AHM 202-Research Methods and Report Writing for M.Sc. in Ayuruwedic Hospital Management, Faculty of Management Studies, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka for the Academic year 2006/2007 with effect from 01st December 2007.

Visiting Lecturer in AHM 202-Research Methodologies for M.Sc. in Ayuruwedic Hospital Management, Faculty of Management Studies, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka for the Academic year 2007/2008 with effect from 15.05.2010.

Visiting Lecturer in AHM 113-Managing Financial Function of Organization for M.Sc. in Ayuruwedic Hospital Management, Faculty of Management Studies, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka for the Academic year 2014/2015 with effect from 05.09..2015.

Visiting Lecturer in AHM 113-Managing Financial Function of Organization for M.Sc. in Ayuruwedic Hospital Management, Faculty of Post Graduate Studies, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka for the Year I Semester I of the 2019 Intake with effect from 05.10.2019.

Visiting Lecturer in AHM 113-Managing Financial Function of Organization for M.Sc. in Ayuruwedic Hospital Management, Faculty of Management Studies, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka for the Academic year 2017 with effect from 02.12.2017.

Visiting Lecturer in MBA 324-Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management for MBA Program, Faculty of Graduate Studies, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka for the Academic year 2017 with effect from 02.09.2017.

Visiting Lecturer in MBA 325-Accounting for Managers for MBA Program, Faculty of Graduate Studies, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka for the Academic year 2018 with effect from 26.08.2018.

Visiting Lecturer in MBA 325-Accounting for Managers for MBA Program, Faculty of Graduate Studies, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka for the Academic year 2017 with effect from 02.09.2017.

Visiting Lecturer in MBA 238-Corporate Governance and Business Ethics for MBA Program, Faculty of Graduate Studies, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka for the Academic year 2017 with effect from 02.09.2017.

Visiting Lecturer in MBA 335-Finance Statement Analysis for MBA Program, Faculty of Graduate Studies, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka for the Academic year 2017 with effect from 01.09.2018.

Visiting Lecturer in MBA 334-Risk Management and Derivatives for MBA Program, Faculty of Graduate Studies, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka for the Academic year 2017 with effect from 01.09.2018.

Visiting Lecturer in MBA 325-International Financial Management for MBA Program, Faculty of Graduate Studies, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka for the Academic year 2019 with effect from 14.09.2019.

Visiting Lecturer in MBA 321-Financial Management for MBA Program, Faculty of Graduate Studies, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka for the Academic year 2019 with effect from 14.09.2019.

Visiting Lecturer in MBA 325-Accounting for Managers for MBA Program, Faculty of Graduate Studies, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka for the Academic year 2019 with effect from 14.09.2019.

Visiting Lecturer in Higher Diploma in Cooperative Business Management, (Subject: Cost and Management Accountancy, Financial Accounting, Business Computing, Financial Service Environment, Financial Management), CODL, SUSL from 2008 to 2020.

Visiting Lecturer in Diploma in Business Management, (Subject: Financial Accounting, Financial Management), CODL, SUSL from 2006 to 2020.

Visiting Lecturer in Executive Diploma in Finance, (Subject: Academic Writing, Financial Management), CODL, SUSL from 2006 to 2020.

Visiting Lecturer in Faculty of Management Studies at the Uva Wellassa University, (Subject: Strategic Management), in 2018. Contributed as a resource person for the International research project: The Role and Potential of Co-operatives in Poverty Reduction by the University of Stirling.

Other Contributions

In addition to the above, I have contributed/ rendered my service for the development of the University in various ways. I mention a few of them for your information.

  1. A member of the Action Committee of the “Be Ready” Activity under the Quality Innovation Grant (QIG) of HETC Project for the Faculty of Management Studies.
  2. A member of the Regional Procurement Committee (Minor) for the year 2020 OTS Office, AHEAD Project- the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka for the year 2020.
  3. A Committee member of the Procurement Work of Obtaining Security Service for the Sabaragamuwa University of the Sri Lanka Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  4. Member of Quality Assurance Unit of the Institutional Review of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka in preparing Quality Criteria as determined by the UGC in 2020
  5. A member of the committee appointed for the Verification Board of the Inventory System of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka in 2002.
  6. A member of the committee appointed for the formation of Welfare Fund for the Faculty of Management Studies.

Member of the Evaluation Panel to Promotions.

  1. A member of the Evaluation Panel to promote Ms.U.C. Edirisinghe to the Post of Lecturer (Probationary), Department of Accountancy & Finance, Faculty of Management Studies, SUSL.
  2. A member of the Evaluation Panel to promote Ms.U.C. Edirisinghe to the Post of Senior Lecturer G II, Department of Accountancy & Finance, Faculty of Management Studies, SUSL.
  3. A member of the Evaluation Panel to promote Ms. LMCS Manike to the Post of Senior Lecturer Grade II, Department of Accountancy & Finance, Faculty of Management Studies, SUSL.
  4. A member of many Selection Committees of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.

Research Publication in Indexed Journals

  1. Dharmarathna, 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.(ISSN:2307-227X), www.ijsk.or/ijrss ( 12 issues per year). Indexed In:Cnki, UlrichWEB, JournalSeek, EZE, Google Scholar, NSD, UW Madison Library, CiteFactor, DRJI, WorldCat, RePEc, J-Gate ResearchBib, Berlin Social Center (WZB).
  2. Dharmarathna, D.G. (2020). The Impact of Public Sector Corruption on Economic Growth in Asian Region, Global Scientific Journal, Volume 8, Issue 10, 1355-1373. Online: ISSN 2320-9186 ( 12 issues per year). www.globalscientificjournal.com. Indexed In: Google Scholar.
  3. Dharmarathna, D.G. (2020). Stock Price Reaction to Stock Dividend Announcements and Information Efficiency in Sri Lankan Share Market, International Journal of Research in Social Sciences(IJRSS), 38(1). (ISSN:2307-227X), www.ijsk.or/ijrss ( 12 issues per year).Indexed In.Cnki, UlrichWEB, JournalSeek, EZE, Google Scholar, NSD, UW Madison Library, CiteFactor, DRJI, WorldCat, RePEc, J-Gate ResearchBib, Berlin Social Center (WZB).
  4. Dayaratne, D. A. I. and Dharmarathna, D. G (2012) Predictability of Stock Returns in an Emerging Market during Pre and Post War Periods: Evidence from Sri Lankan Stock Market. Sri Lanka Economic Journal, 13(2), 45-57. (2 issues per year). Index in: Ecolist.
  5. Amarasinghe, A. A. M. D., & Dharmarathna, D. G. (2014). Dynamic relationship between exchange rate and stock returns: Empirical evidence from Colombo Stock Exchange. International Journal of Liberal Arts and Social Science, 2(5), 129-137. ISSN 2307–924x print/ISSN 2307–924X online. (12 issues per year). Indexed In:Contemporary Science Association (CSA),Google Scholar, ScientificCommons, Scribd, Serial Solutions WorldCat and Berlin Social Center (WZB).
  6. Dharmaratha D .G (2020). Corporate Tax Planning and Financial Performance of Companies Listed in Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), Applied Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 3(2), 1-15. (12 issues per year). Indexed In.Cnki, UlrichWEB, JournalSeek, EZE, Google Scholar, NSD, UW Madison Library, CiteFactor, DRJI, WorldCat, RePEc, J-Gate ResearchBib, Berlin Social Center (WZB).
  1. 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.(ISSN:2307-227X), www.ijsk.or/ijrss ( 12 issues per year). Indexed In:Cnki, UlrichWEB, JournalSeek, EZE, Google Scholar, NSD, UW Madison Library, CiteFactor, DRJI, WorldCat, RePEc, J-Gate ResearchBib, Berlin Social Center (WZB).
  2. Dharmarathne, D.G. (2020). The Impact of Public Sector Corruption on Economic Growth in Asian Region, Global Scientific Journal, Volume 8, Issue 10, 1355-1373. Online: ISSN 2320-9186 ( 12 issues per year). www.globalscientificjournal.com. Indexed In: Google Scholar.
  3. Dharmarathne, D.G. (2020). Stock Price Reaction to Stock Dividend Announcements and Information Efficiency in Sri Lankan Share Market, International Journal of Research in Social Sciences(IJRSS), 38(1). (ISSN:2307-227X), www.ijsk.or/ijrss ( 12 issues per year).Indexed In.Cnki, UlrichWEB, JournalSeek, EZE, Google Scholar, NSD, UW Madison Library, CiteFactor, DRJI, WorldCat, RePEc, J-Gate ResearchBib, Berlin Social Center (WZB).
  4. Dayaratne, D. A. I. and Dharmaratne, D. G (2012) Predictability of Stock Returns in an Emerging Market during Pre and Post War Periods: Evidence from Sri Lankan Stock Market. Sri Lanka Economic Journal, 13(2), 45-57. (2 issues per year). Index in: Ecolist.
  5. Amarasinghe, A. A. M. D., & Dharmaratne, D. G. (2014). Dynamic relationship between exchange rate and stock returns: Empirical evidence from Colombo Stock Exchange. International Journal of Liberal Arts and Social Science, 2(5), 129-137. ISSN 2307–924x print/ISSN 2307–924X online. (12 issues per year). Indexed In:Contemporary Science Association (CSA),Google Scholar, ScientificCommons, Scribd, Serial Solutions WorldCat and Berlin Social Center (WZB).
  6. Dharmartha D .G (2020). Corporate Tax Planning and Financial Performance of Companies Listed in Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), Applied Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 3(2), 1-15. (12 issues per year). Indexed In.Cnki, UlrichWEB, JournalSeek, EZE, Google Scholar, NSD, UW Madison Library, CiteFactor, DRJI, WorldCat, RePEc, J-Gate ResearchBib, Berlin Social Center (WZB).

Research Publication in refereed Journals

  1. Dharmarathna, 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.(ISSN:2307-227X), www.ijsk.or/ijrss ( 12 issues per year). Indexed In:Cnki, UlrichWEB, JournalSeek, EZE, Google Scholar, NSD, UW Madison Library, CiteFactor, DRJI, WorldCat, RePEc, J-Gate ResearchBib, Berlin Social Center (WZB).
  2. Dharmarathna, D.G. (2020). The Impact of Public Sector Corruption on Economic Growth in Asian Region, Global Scientific Journal, Volume 8, Issue 10, 1355-1373. Online: ISSN 2320-9186 ( 12 issues per year). www.globalscientificjournal.com. Indexed In: Google Scholar. EOI:10.11216/gsj.2020.10.45114
  3. Dharmarathna, D.G. (2020). Stock Price Reaction to Stock Dividend Announcements and Information Efficiency in Sri Lankan Share Market, International Journal of Research in Social Sciences(IJRSS), 38(1). (ISSN:2307-227X), www.ijsk.or/ijrss ( 12 issues per year).Indexed In.Cnki, UlrichWEB, JournalSeek, EZE, Google Scholar, NSD, UW Madison Library, CiteFactor, DRJI, WorldCat, RePEc, J-Gate ResearchBib, Berlin Social Center (WZB).
  4. Dayaratne, D. A. I. and Dharmaratne, D. G (2012) Predictability of Stock Returns in an Emerging Market during Pre and Post War Periods: Evidence from Sri Lankan Stock Market. Sri Lanka Economic Journal, 13(2), 45-57. (2 issues per year).
  5. Amarasinghe, A. A. M. D., & Dharmaratne, D. G. (2014). Dynamic relationship between exchange rate and stock returns: Empirical evidence from Colombo Stock Exchange. International Journal of Liberal Arts and Social Science, 2(5), 129-137. ISSN 2307–924x print/ISSN 2307–924X online. (12 issues per year). Indexed In:Contemporary Science Association (CSA),Google Scholar, ScientificCommons, Scribd, Serial Solutions WorldCat and Berlin Social Center (WZB).
  6. Dayaratne, D. A. I., Dharmarathna, D. G., & Harris, S. A. (2006). Measuring the risk and performance in plantation sector using CAPM based Jensen’s alpha. Sabaragamuwa University Journal, 6(1), 68-81.(2 issues per year).
  7. Dharmarathna, D.G., Hewage R.S. & Chyamari, N.K.J (2017). Impact of Financial Development on Foreign Direct Investments: Empirical Evidence from Developing Countries in Asia, Journal Accountancy and Finance, Issue2, Department of Accountancy, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitiya. (2 issues per year).
  8. Wijethunga A.W.G.C.N, Dayarathne, D.A.I. & Dharmarathna, D.G. (2015). Influence of Macro-economic Variables on Foreign and Local Investor Behavior in Colombo Stock Exchange, Wayamba Journal of Management, Volum06, Issue 01& 02, Department of Business Management, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitiya, Sri Lanka. (Two issues per year).
  9. 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. (2 Issues per year).
  10. Dharmarathna, D.G. (2010). Failure reflection of Krushi Navodaya Credit Programme: A case study from the Bank of Ceylon, branch located in Bulathsinhala, Prof. JWD Somasundara’s Felicitation 2010 Organized by Sabargamuwa University of Sri Lanka. (Less than 2 issues per year).
  11. Dharmarathna D .G & Chandena Disssanayke (2011). The extent of use of Bloom’s Taxonomy in the evaluations of selected undergraduate degree programs at the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka Sabaragamuwa University Journal, 6, 40-49. (2 issues per year)
  12. Dharmarathna D .G (2020). Corporate Tax Planning and Financial Performance of Companies Listed in Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), Applied Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 3(2), 1-15. (12 issues per year). Indexed In.Cnki, UlrichWEB, JournalSeek, EZE, Google Scholar, NSD, UW Madison Library, CiteFactor, DRJI, WorldCat, RePEc, J-Gate ResearchBib, Berlin Social Center (WZB)

Research publications in refereed e-Journals (online journals)

  1. Dharmarathna, 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.(ISSN:2307-227X), www.ijsk.or/ijrss ( 12 issues per year). Indexed In:Cnki, UlrichWEB, JournalSeek, EZE, Google Scholar, NSD, UW Madison Library, CiteFactor, DRJI, WorldCat, RePEc, J-Gate ResearchBib, Berlin Social Center (WZB).
  2. Dharmarathna, D.G. (2020). The Impact of Public Sector Corruption on Economic Growth in Asian Region, Global Scientific Journal, Volume 8, Issue 10, 1355-1373. Online: ISSN 2320-9186 ( 12 issues per year). www.globalscientificjournal.com. Indexed In: Google Scholar. EOI: 10.11216/gsj.2020.10.45114
  3. Dharmarathna, D.G. (2020). Stock Price Reaction to Stock Dividend Announcements and Information Efficiency in Sri Lankan Share Market, International Journal of Research in Social Sciences(IJRSS), 38(1). (ISSN:2307-227X), www.ijsk.or/ijrss ( 12 issues per year).Indexed In.Cnki, UlrichWEB, JournalSeek, EZE, Google Scholar, NSD, UW Madison Library, CiteFactor, DRJI, WorldCat, RePEc, J-Gate ResearchBib, Berlin Social Center (WZB).
  4. Amarasinghe, A. A. M. D., & Dharmaratne, D. G. (2014). Dynamic relationship between exchange rate and stock returns: Empirical evidence from Colombo Stock Exchange. International Journal of Liberal Arts and Social Science, 2(5), 129-137. ISSN 2307–924x print/ISSN 2307–924X online. (12 issues per year). Indexed In:Contemporary Science Association (CSA),Google Scholar, ScientificCommons, Scribd, Serial Solutions WorldCat and Berlin Social Center (WZB).
  5. Dharmarathna D .G (2020). Corporate Tax Planning and Financial Performance of Companies Listed in Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), Applied Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 3(2), 1-15. (12 issues per year). Indexed In.Cnki, UlrichWEB, JournalSeek, EZE, Google Scholar, NSD, UW Madison Library, CiteFactor, DRJI, WorldCat, RePEc, J-Gate ResearchBib, Berlin Social Center (WZB)

Published as full paper at the National/International Conferences/Symposium

  1. Dharmarathna, D. G. (2018). SHAREHOLDERS’RESPONSES AT THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF CHANGES IN BOARD OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS: EVIDENCE FROM COLOMBO STOCK EXCHANGE (CSE). Conference Proceedings in 3rd ICMR " Unlocking Business Potential towards a Circular Economy" Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka in collaboration with Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti, Putra Malaysia. 
  2. Dharmarathna, D. G. (2018). The Effect of Information Content in Final Dividend Announcements on Stock Price in Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE). Conference Proceedings in 7th International Conference of the Sri Lanka Forum of University Economics 20th and 21st of December 2018 Volume VII.
  3. Dharmarathna, D.G. Chandranath Amarasekara (2016). Shareholders’ Responses at the Announcement of The Changes in Executive Directors and Semi-Strong Form Efficient Market Hypothesis: Evidence from Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), Proceedings in Management, Social Sciences and Humanities, 9th International Research Conference-KDU, Sri Lanka, 183-189
  4. Haris S.A., Dayaratne, D.A.I and Dharmarathna, D.G (2006). Month of the Year Effect on the Colombo Stock Exchange. Conference Proceedings in 1st International Symposium, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka 2006.

Published in abstract/Extended abstract at the National/International Conferences/Symposium

  1. Ariyasena H M.J.S and Dharmarathna D G (2019), Investment towards Micro-finance and SME Loans: Study from Commercial Banks in Sri Lana. Conference Proceedings 1st Management Undergraduates’ Research Session; Research for a better future 31st October 2019.
  2. Chathuranga G.P.S and H M.J.S and Dharmarathna D G (2019), Evaluating the Impact of Systematic Risk on Firm Performance: Evidence from CSE. Conference Proceedings 1st Management Undergraduates’ Research Session; Research for a better future 31st October 2019.
  3. Ranathunga G.L.R and Dharmarathna D G (2019), Effect of Dividend Policies on Finance Performance: Evidence from Manufacturing Listed Companies of CSE: Conference Proceedings 1st Management Undergraduates’ Research Session; Research for a better future 31st October 2019.
  4. Chandrsiri T.T.M and Dharmarathna D G (2019), The Impact of Cash Flow on Financial Performance Empirical Study form Listed Companies in Sri Lanka. Conference Proceedings 1st Management Undergraduates’ Research Session; Research for a better future 31st October 2019.
  5. Dharmarathna, D. G. (2018). SHAREHOLDERS’RESPONSES AT THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF CHANGES IN BOARD OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS: EVIDENCE FROM COLOMBO STOCK EXCHANGE (CSE). Conference  proceedings in 3rd ICMR " Unlocking Business Potential towards a Circular Economy" Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka in collaboration with Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti, Putra Malaysia. 
  6. Dharmarathna, D. G. (2018). The Effect of Information Content in Final Dividend Announcements on Stock Price in Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE). Conference proceedings in 7th  International Conference of the Sri Lanka Forum of University Economics 20th and 21st of December 2018. 
  7. 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). Conference proceedings in 10th Tourism Outlook Conference in collaboration with the 2nd Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers and 1st International Environmental Sustainability Conference (IESC-2017)
  8. Dharmarathna, D.G. (2016). Shareholders’ Responses at the Announcement of The Changes in Executive Directors and Semi-Strong Form Efficient Market Hypothesis: Evidence from Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), Proceedings in 8th Annual Research Session held on 19th of December 2018, Center for Research and Knowledge Dissemination, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  9. Dharmarathna, D.G. Chandranath Amarasekara (2016). Stock Price Reaction to Interim Dividend Announcements and Information Efficiency in Sri Lankan Share Market. Conference proceedings in International Conference on  Innovation and Emerging Trends in Business Management and Information Technology, September 25-27,2016, School of Commerce and Business Studies, Jiwaji University, Gwalior (M.P).
  10. Dharmarathna, D.G. (2016). Information Content of Right Issue Announcements and Information Efficiency in Sri Lankan Stock Market. Conference proceedings in  1st Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers Innovation, Integration and Inspiration towards Sustainable Future 10th-12th August 2016 – Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  11. Dharmarathna, D.G. (2016). Influence of Macro-Economic Variables on Foreign and Local Trading Behavour in Colombo Stock Exchange. Conference proceedings in International Conference on  Innovation and Emerging Trends in Business Management and Information Technology, September 25-27,2016, School of Commerce and Business Studies, Jiwaji University, Gwalior (M.P). 
  12. 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 Tomorrow” 12th & 13th October 2016.
  13. Dharmarathna, D.G. Chandranath Amarasekara (2016). Stock Price Reaction to the Stock Split Announcements and Information Efficiency in Sri Lankan Capital Market : 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.
  14. Dharmarathna, D.G. (2015). Stock price reaction to Stock Splits Announcements and Information Efficiency in Sri Lankan Share Market.  Proceedings in Youth and Social Transformation, Annual Research Symposium 2015, National Center for Advanced Studies in Humanities & Social Sciences Sri Lanka.
  15.  Dharmarathna, D.G. and Chandene Dissanayake (2008). The extent of use of Bloom’s Taxonomy in the evaluations of selected undergraduate degree programmes at the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. Conference Proceedings in 2nd International symposium, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka 2008.
  16.  Dayaratne, D.A.I and Dharmarathna, D.G (2008). Measuring the Risk & Return Relationship of Manufacturing Sector in Colombo Stock Exchange. Conference proceedings in  2nd International symposium, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka 2008.
  17. Dharmarathna, D.G, Dayaratne, D.A.I and Haris S.A.(2006). An analysis of Shareholders’ Value to Dividend Announcements: Evidence from Colombo Stock Exchange, Conference proceedings in 1st International Symposium, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka 2006. 
  18. Haris S.A., Dayaratne, D.A.I and Dharmarathna, D.G (2006). Month of the Year Effect on the Colombo Stock Exchange. Conference Proceedings in 1st International Symposium, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka 2006.
  19. Dharmarathna, D.G, Dayaratne, D.A.I and Haris S.A.(2006). Systematic and Unsystematic risks in investing common stock : Evidence from Colombo Stock Exchange. Conference proceedings 1st International Symposium Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka 2006. 

Presented with evidence at the National/International Conferences/Symposium

  1. Ariyasena H M.J.S and Dharmarathna D G (2019), Investment towards Micro-finance and SME Loans: Study from Commercial Banks in Sri Lana. Conference Proceedings 1st Management Undergraduates’ Research Session; Research for a better future 31st October 2019.
  2. Chathuranga G.P.S and H M.J.S and Dharmarathna D G (2019), Evaluating the Impact of Systematic Risk on Firm Performance: Evidence from CSE. Conference Proceedings 1st Management Undergraduates’ Research Session; Research for a better future 31st October 2019.
  3. Ranathunga G.L.R and Dharmarathna D G (2019), Effect of Dividend Policies on Finance Performance: Evidence from Manufacturing Listed Companies of CSE: Conference Proceedings 1st Management Undergraduates’ Research Session; Research for a better future 31st October 2019.
  4. Chandrsiri T.T.M and Dharmarathna D G (2019), The Impact of Cash Flow on Financial Performance Empirical Study form Listed Companies in Sri Lanka. Conference Proceedings 1st Management Undergraduates’ Research Session; Research for a better future 31st October 2019.
  5. Dharmarathna, D. G. (2018). SHAREHOLDERS’RESPONSES AT THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF CHANGES IN BOARD OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS: EVIDENCE FROM COLOMBO STOCK EXCHANGE (CSE). 3rd ICMR ," Unlocking Business Potential towards a Circular Economy" Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka in collaboration with Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti, Putra Malaysia. 
  6. Dharmarathna, D. G. (2018). The Effect of Information Content in Final Dividend Announcements on Stock Price in Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE). 7th  International Conference of the Sri Lanka Forum of University Economics 20th and 21st of December 2018. 
  7. 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)
  8. Dharmarathna, D.G. (2016). Shareholders’ Responses at the Announcement of The Changes in Executive Directors and Semi-Strong Form Efficient Market Hypothesis: Evidence from Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE). 8th Annual Research Session held on 19th of December 2018, Center for Research and Knowledge Dissemination, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. 
  9. Dharmarathna, D.G. Chandranath Amarasekara (2016). Stock Price Reaction to Interim Dividend Announcements and Information Efficiency in Sri Lankan Share Market. International Conference on  Innovation and Emerging Trends in Business Management and Information Technology, Sepember 25-27,2016, School of Commerce and Business Studies, Jiwaji University, Gwalior (M.P).
  10. Dharmarathna, D.G. (2016). Information Content of Right Issue Announcements and Information Efficiency in Sri Lankan Stock Market. 1st Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers Innovation, Integration and Inspiration towards Sustainable Future 10th-12th August 2016 – Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  11. Dharmarathna, D.G. (2016). Influence of Macro-Economic Variables on Foreign and Local Trading Behavour in Colombo Stock Exchange. International Conference on  Innovation and Emerging Trends in Business Management and Information Technology, September 25-27,2016, School of Commerce and Business Studies, Jiwaji University, Gwalior (M.P). 
  12. Dharmarathna, D.G. (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 Tomorrow” 12th & 13th October 2016.
  13. Dharmarathna, D.G. (2016). Stock Price Reaction to the Stock Split Announcements and Information Efficiency in Sri Lankan Capital Market . 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.
  14. Dharmarathna, D.G.and 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).
  15. Dharmarathna, D.G. (2015). Stock price reaction to Stock Splits Announcements and Information Efficiency in Sri Lankan Share Market Proceeding in Youth and Social Transformation, Annual Research Symposium 2015, National Center for Advanced Studies in Humanities & Social Sciences Sri Lanka.
  16.  Dharmarathna, D.G. and Chandene Dissanayake (2008). The extent of use of Bloom’s Taxonomy in the evaluations of selected undergraduate degree programmes at the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. 2nd International symposium, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka 2008.
  17.  Dayaratne, D.A.I and Dharmarathna, D.G (2008). Measuring the Risk & Return Relationship of Manufacturing Sector in Colombo Stock Exchange.  2nd International symposium, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka 2008.
  18. Dharmarathna, D.G, Dayaratne, D.A.I and Haris S.A.(2006). An analysis of Shareholders’ Value to Dividend Announcements: Evidence from Colombo Stock Exchange. 1st International Symposium, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka 2006. 
  19. Haris S.A., Dayaratne, D.A.I and Dharmarathna, D.G (2006). Month of the Year Effect on the Colombo Stock Exchange. 1st International Symposium, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka 2006.
  20. Dharmarathna, D.G, Dayaratne, D.A.I and Haris S.A.(2006). Systematic and Unsystematic risks in investing common stock : Evidence from Colombo Stock Exchange. 1st International Symposium Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka 2006. 

Chapters and Books of Scholarly Work

  1. Dharmarathna D. G. (2020) Book Review: Writing for Publication: Transitions and Tools that Support Scholars’ Success by Mary Renck Jalongo and Olivia N. Saracho, 2016, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-319-31648-2, Vidyodaya Journal of Management (VJM), Volume 6 Issue 2.
  2. Dharmarathna D. G. (2020) Book Review: An Introduction to Banking Principles, Strategy and Risk Management, Moorad Choudhry 2018, United Kingdom: Wiley, pp. 1-564. ISBN: 9781119115892 (pp. 160 -161). Sri Lanka Journal of Management Studies, Volume 2 – Issue 1, July 2020.
  3. DHARMARATHNA, D. G (2019). CHAPTER NINETEEN STOCK PRICE REACTION TO RIGHTS ISSUE ANNOUNCEMENTS AND INFORMATION EFFICIENCY IN THE COLOMBO STOCK EXCHANGE (CSE). Managerial Dilemmas in Developing Countries: Business, Marketing, Finance and Tourism, 229.
  4. Dharmarathna, D.G. Chandranath Amarasekara (2016). Chapter 02; 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.
  5. Wijethunga AWGCN, Dayarathne, DAI, and Dharmarathna (2016). Chapter 16; Influence of Macro-Economic variables on foreign and Local Trading behaviour in CSE, Innovation and Emerging Trends in Business Management and Information Technology, Volume , pp. 174-193, New Delhi-110002, Radha Publications. ISBN: 978-93-86439-07(Vol.1).

Recognized National/International awards for learning, research and teaching

  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. Haris S.A., Dayaratne, D.A.I and Dharmarathna, D.G (2006). Month of the Year Effect on the Colombo Stock Exchange. Conference Proceedings in 1st International Symposium, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka 2006. (Best paper Award in the Conference

Editor-in-Chief of Journals/Editorial Board Member/Program Chair/Reviewer

  1. Conference Chair of 4th Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers (ICMR), Sharing & Inclusion for Shaping the Future Conference Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, 29th -30th  October 2019.
  2. Editor-in-Chief of proceedings abstracts of papers in 4th Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers (ICMR), Sharing & Inclusion for Shaping the Future Conference Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, 29-30 October 2019.
  3. Editor-in-Chief of proceedings full papers in 4th Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers (ICMR), Sharing & Inclusion for Shaping the Future Conference Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, 29-30 October 2019.
  4. Co-editor in-Chief of Edited book, Dept. of Accountancy & Finance, Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, 2017.
  5. Reviewer; 4th Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers (ICMR), Sharing & Inclusion for Shaping the Future Conference Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, 29th -30th  October 2019.
  6. Reviewer; the 17th Academic Sessions & the 16th Vice Chancellor's Awards-2020, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Ruhuna.
  7. Reviewer; Conference Proceedings in 7th International Conference of the Sri Lanka Forum of University Economics 20th and 21st of December 2018 Volume VII.
  8. Reviewer; Conference Proceedings in 3rd  ICMR, " Unlocking Business Potential towards a Circular Economy" Faculty of Management Studies, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka in collaboration with Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti, Putra Malaysia 2018.
  9. Panelist at the 1st Management Undergraduates' Research Session (MURS), Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragmuwa University of Sri Lanka, 31st October 2019.
  10. Reviewer in the Sri Lanka Journal of Economic Research 2020 (SLJER) Volume 7 (1) Department of Economics and Statistics, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka in 2019.
  11. Reviewer in the Sri Lanka Journal of Management Studies published by the Faculty of Management Studies, the Open University of Sri Lanka for Volume 1, Issue 2 in 2019
  12. Reviewer in the Sri Lanka Journal of Management Studies published by the Faculty of Management Studies, the Open University of Sri Lanka for Volume 2, Issue 1 in 2020.
  13. Reviewer in the South Asian Journal of Marketing published by the SLIM and Emerald for Volume 1, Issue 2 in 2020.
  14. Conference Chair of the 4th CMR organized by the Faculty of Management Studies in the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  15. Co-chair of the 2nd Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers (ICMR) 2017 organized by the Faculty of Management Studies, in Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  16. Co-chair of the 3rd ICMR organized by the Faculty of Management Studies, in the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka in collaboration with the Faculty of Economics and Management, University Putra Malaysia in 2018.
  17. Chair of the Finance Committee of the 3rd ICMR of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, organized by the Faculty of Management Studies of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka in 2018.
  18. I served as a member of the scientific committee of the 10th Tourism Outlook Conference in collaboration with the 2nd Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers (ICMR) and 1st International Environmental Sustainability Conference (IESC 2017) organized by the Faculty of Management Studies, in Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka from 19th to 21st October 2017.
  19. I served as a reviewer of the 17th Academic Session of the University of Ruhuna organized by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Ruhuna in 2020.
  20. I served as a reviewer of the 5th ICMR of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, organized by the Faculty of Management Studies of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka in 2020.
  21. I contributed as a session chair to the 1st Management Undergraduate Research Session (MURS) on 31st October 2019 organized by the Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  22. I served as a reviewer of the 8th Annual Research Session of the Sabaragamuwa organized by the Centre for Research Knowledge Dissemination on 19th December 2018, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  23. I served as a Rapporteur of the 10th Tourism Outlook Conference in collaboration with the 2nd Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers (ICMR) and 1st International Environmental Sustainability Conference (IESC 2017) organized by the Faculty of Management Studies, in Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka from 19th to 21st October 2017.
  24. I served as a member of the fundraising committee of the 10th Tourism Outlook Conference in collaboration with the 2nd Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers (ICMR) and 1st International Environmental Sustainability Conference (IESC 2017) organized by the Faculty of Management Studies, in Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka from 19th to 21st October 2017.
  25. I served as a reviewer of the 10th Tourism Outlook Conference in collaboration with the 2nd Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers (ICMR) and 1st International Environmental Sustainability Conference (IESC 2017) organized by the Faculty of Management Studies, in Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka from 19th to 21st October 2017.
  26. I served as a reviewer of the Wayamba International Conference, WinC-2014 held 29th & 30th August organized by the Wayamba University of Sri Lanka in 2014.
  27. I served as a Rapporteur of the 4th International Conference, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka held on 11th and 12th January 2013.
  28. I served as a Committee Member of the 1st Annual Research Session of the Sabaragamuwa organized by the Centre for Research Knowledge Dissemination in 2010, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  29. I served as a Chair of the Finance Committee of the 6th International Conference of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, organized by the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka in 2017.
  30. I served as a Reviewer of the 6th International Conference of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, organized by the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka in 2017
  31. I served as a discussion for the 1st Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers (ICMR ) 2016 organized by the Faculty of Management Studies, in Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
  32. I served as a reviewer of Ph.D. dissertations of the candidates who are following Ph.D. programs of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka in 2019 (MIM Riyadh and A Baroon).

Scientific and Literary Communications

Resource Person

  1. Contributed as a resource person of the orientation training programme for the new graduate appointees (2020) to the government organized by the University Grants Commission in September 2020 onwards.
  2. Contributed as a resource person for the Commerce Camp organized by the Zonal Education Office-Balangoda for all A/L Teachers and students in Balangoda and Imbulpe Educational Divisions, in R/Udagama Central College, on 6th July 2018.
  3. Contributed as a resource person for the residential teachers’ training workshop on Business Studies (focus on Financial Management) conducted by the National Institute of Education (NIE) for Sabaragamuwa Province Teachers in Eheliyagoda Central College on 24th and 25th February 2011.
  4. Contributed as a resource person for the residential teachers’ training workshop on A/L Accounting organized by the Zonal Education Office- Rathnapura on 12th May 2011.
  5. Contributed as a resource person for the residential teachers’ training workshop on A/L Accounting organized by the Zonal Education Office-Balangoda on 15th July 2010.
  6. Contributed as a resource person for the residential employee’ training workshop for the Officers of Thrift & Credit Co-operative Societies Union on 6th and 7th 02.2010.
  7. Contributed as a resource person for the residential teachers’ training workshop on Business Studies organized by the Uva Provincial Department of Education on 19th March 2013.
  8. Contributed as a resource person for the residential training workshop on Attitude Development, organized by the Divisional Secretariat-Niyagama on 7th March 2014.
  9. Contributed as a resource person for the Programme organized by the Zonal Education Office-Balangoda for all A/L Teachers and students in Balagoda and Imbulpe Educational Divisions on 22nd October 2019.
  10. Contributed as a resource person for the residential teachers’ training workshop on A/L Accounting organized by the Zonal Education Office-Balangoda on 2nd November 2017.
  11. Contributed as a resource person for the seminar held on Career Opportunities in Commerce Field at N/ Gamini Central College, Nuwaraeliya. (2009)
  12.  Contributed as a resource person for the Commerce Day organized by the Commerce section in R/St.Alosaias College, Ratnapura. (2011)
  13. Contributed as a resource person for 86–year Celebration Programme organized by the R/Gankanda Central College, Pelmadulla. (2015)
  14. Contributed as a resource person for the Commerce Day organized by the B/Walhaputenna National School, Haldummulla. (2014)
  15. Contributed as a resource person for the Commerce Day organized by the R/Vidyaloka MMV, Balangoda (2018)
  16. Contributed as a resource person for the Commerce Day organized by the R/Sri Buddha Jayanthi Central College, Balangoda (2015)
  17. Contributed as a resource person for the Training Program in Accounting and Business Studies for Officers of the Samurdhi Authority with effect from 6th December 2013.
  18. Contributed as a resource person for the Workshop for Senior Military Officers in Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force Training School on 02nd to 6th March 2020
  19. Contributed as a Mentor to the team Risk Seekers from the University of Sabaragamuwa at the CIMA Global Business Challenge competition held in Sri Lanka in 2010

Positions Held/Hold or service Rendering/Rendering (University Level/National Level/International Level)

  • Head in the Dept. of Accountancy and Finance, Faculty of Management Studies, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka with effect from 01.03.2020 -31.03.23.
  • Head in the Dept. of Accountancy and Finance, Faculty of Management Studies, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (from 2013-2016)
  • Program Coordinator for M.Sc. in Ayurvedic Hospitality Management, Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (2009-2010).
  • Program Coordinator for the Higher Diploma in Cooperative Business Management in the Center for Distance Learning, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka with effect from 31.07.2020-01.08.2021.
  • Program Coordinator for the Higher Diploma in Cooperative Business Management in the Center for Distance Learning, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka with effect from 31.07.2019-31.07.2020.
  • Program Coordinator for MBA/PGD Business Administration-Intake 2019 with effect from 01.03.2019 -31.03.2021, Faculty of Post Graduate Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
  • Program Coordinator for MBA/PGD Business Administration-Intake 2017 with effect from 01.11.2018 -31.03.2021, Faculty of Post Graduate Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  • Course coordinator for the Diploma in Business Management the External Degree Programs and Extension Services Unit, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
  • Treasurer for the Sabaragamuwa University Teachers’ Association 2003/2004.
  • Vice-treasurer of the Staff Welfare Society of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
  • Senior Treasurer for the Student Union of the Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  • Course Coordinator for the High Diploma in Cooperative Business Management in the External Degree Programs and Extension Services Unit, the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka for the period from 2008-2012. 
  • Deputy Senior Student Counselor, Faculty of Management Studies for the period 2017-2020.
  • Core-controller (G.C.E. A/L) for the subject of Accounting for the year 2016,2017,2018 and 2019.
  • Chief Examiner (G.C.E. A/L) for the subject of Accounting Year 2000 onwards.

Undergraduate Teaching

Undergraduate Teaching Subjects:

  1. Financial Accounting for B.Sc. Financial Management
  2. Financial Management for B.Sc. Business Management
  3. Cost accounting for B.Sc. Marketing Management
  4. Computer Application for Management Studies 
  5. Computerized Accounting System for B.Sc. Financial Management
  6. Database Technology for B.Sc. Financial Management/Business Management/ Marketing Management/ Tourism Management.
  7. Internet and Network Technology for B.Sc. Financial Management/Business Management/ Marketing Management/ Tourism Management.
  8. Information Technology for Financial Management for B.Sc. Financial Management
  9. Strategic Financial  Management for  B.Sc. Honors in Financial Management.  
  10. Management Accountancy B.Sc. Honors in Financial Management. 
  11. Fundamentals of Financial for Management B.Sc. Honors in Financial Management. 
  12. Managerial Economics for  B.Sc. Honors in Financial Management and Business Management.
  13. Management for Faculty of Geometrics, Sabargamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  14. Financial Management for General Sir John Koteawala, Defence University, Sri Lanka, Ratmalna.
  15. Strategic Management  Accountancy for Uva Wellassa University. 

Postgraduate Teaching

MBA/PGD Business Administration, Faculty of Postgraduate Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka :

  1. Accounting for Managers
  2. Financial Management
  3. Management Information System.
  4. Financial Statement Analysis.
  5. Investment & Portfolio Management.
  6. Risk Management & Derivatives
  7. Corporate Governance.

M.Sc. in Ayurvedic Hospital Management, Faculty of Postgraduate Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka :

  1. Research methodology
  2. IT for Management
  3. Financial Aspect of an Organization.