Cooray, Nawalage

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Name
Cooray, Nawalage
Nickname
Cooray
E-mail
coorayiuj.ac.jp
Affiliation
International University of Japan
Section
Graduate School of International Relations
Degree
Ph.D. in Economics(University of Nagoya)

Profile

Dr. N. S. Cooray is a Professor of Economics at International University of Japan (IUJ). He was former Director of International Peace Studies Program of IUJ. Before joining IUJ, he was a Research Associate and co-ordinated projects on Sustainable Development Framework for Indonesia and Eco-system Frameworks for Small Island States at the United Nations University/Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU/IAS). He was a UN Researcher at the United National Centre for Regional Development before joining the UNU/IAS. He has worked in Sri Lanka as a Teacher, a Lecturer and a Wharf Manager at the Co-operative Wholesale Establishment (CWE). He holds a BA (honours), Diploma in Economic Development, MA and Ph.D., all in economics. His publications include many referred articles, several book chapters and several edited volumes. Research interests include sustainable development related issues, international political economy, peace and development, macroeconomic policy, and econometric modelling and forecasting.

He is currently the founding President of the Association of Sri Lankan Academics in Japan (SLAC). Cooray was a Visiting Fellow/Researcher at the Tokyo University, Japan; The Australian National University; and University of Sussex, England. As a visiting faculty, he has taught/teach at the University of Colombo, University of Sophia, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), University of Tsukuba, University of Nagoya and Yokkaichi University. He has more than 30 years of teaching, research, training, and administrative experience.

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Academic & Professional Experience

 
2011
 - 
2012
准教授, 大学院・国際関係学研究科, 国際大学
 

Published Papers

 
Monetary Policy and Yield Curve Dynamics in an Emerging Market: Sri Lankan Perspectives
Mohamed Z. M. Aazim and N. S. Cooray
South Asian Journal of Macroeconomics and Public Finance   1(1) 25-56   2012   [Refereed]
An Empirical Analysis of Inflation-Growth Nexus in Developing Countries: The Case of Sri Lanka.
Cooray, N. S.
Sri Lanka Economic Journal   13(1) 41-72   2012   [Refereed]
Financing Emissions Reduction in Asia: Policy Options and Constraints
Cooray, Nawalage S. and Wijesekere, Gamini
Sri Lanka Economic Journal   11(2) 57-69   2010   [Refereed]
Economic Integration in a Developing Country: An Econometric Test
Rankaduwa, Wimal and N. S. Cooray
Regional Development Studies   6 151-161   2000   [Refereed]
Econometric Modelling for Policy Analysis and Planning: Evolution and Application
Cooray, N. S.
Regional Development Studies   5 27-40   1999   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Trade and Spatial Growth: the Nexus that was not missing
Abeyratne, S., & Cooray, N. S.
   2014
Public Debt and Economic Growth in Sri Lanka: Is There Any Threshold Level for Pubic Debt?
Hemantha Kumara and N. S. Cooray
   2013
An Empirical Analysis of Inflation-Growth Nexus in Developing Countries: The Case of Sri Lanka
Cooray, N. S.
   2013
Financing Emissions Reduction in Asia: Policy Options and Constraints
Cooray, N. S. and Wijesekere, Gamini
   2012
Monetary Policy and Yield Curve Dynamics in an Emerging Market: Sri Lankan Perspectives
Mohamed Z. M. Aazim and N. S. Cooray
   2010

Books etc

 
Public Debt and Economic Growth in Sri Lanka: Is There Any Threshold Level for Pubic Debt.
Kumara, Hemantha and N. S. Cooray
Sri Lanka Economic Association   2014   
Sixty Years of Japanese Economic Assistance to Sri Lanka: Trends, Patterns and Future Prospects
Cooray, N. S.
Colombo: University of Colombo   2012   
Fifty Years of Japanese ODA: Patterns and Determinants
Cooray, N. S.
Department of Economics, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka   2008   
Japanese Overseas Development Assistance to Sri Lanka and Its Effects
Cooray, Nawalage
2003   
Sustainable Future of the Global System: Endeavours from Rio to Johannesburg
Cooray, N. S. and W. D. Lakshman
2002