June 26, 2019

Ageing in Asia – Silver Tsunami or Golden Opportunity?

By Lall, Priya,  

Reading Time: 5 min read Priya Lall, Queen Mary University of London, discusses implications of rapid ageing in Asia on economic growth, and policies of easing this transition.

June 17, 2019

4/21 and the Way Forward for Sri Lanka’s Social Media Landscape

By Hussain, Nuzaifa,  

Reading Time: 7 min read LKI’s Nuzaifa Hussain considers the effectiveness of social media blocks and how to curb the spread of misinformation in the aftermath of crises.

June 12, 2019

Sri Lanka’s Port Development and the Role of BRI

By Pabasara Kannangara,  

Reading Time: 6 min read LKI’s Pabasara Kannangara discusses Indian Ocean region’s port development and its impact on Sri Lanka becoming an economic hub based on maritime trade.

June 3, 2019

The Belt and Road Initiative and Sri Lanka-China Relations

By Saravanamuttu, Paikiasothy,  

Reading Time: 4 min read Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu, Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA), discusses China and the BRI’s effect on Sri Lanka and the Indian Ocean region.

May 30, 2019

Developing a ‘3C’ Security Strategy for Sri Lanka

By Malinda Meegoda,  

Reading Time: 8 min read LKI’s Malinda Meegoda proposes a ‘3C’ strategy to develop a more robust counterterrorism framework in Sri Lanka.

May 28, 2019

Foreign Policy White Papers: Indispensable or Cosmetic?

By De Silva, Shakthi,  

Reading Time: 5 min read LKI’s Shakthi De Silva examines the Foreign Policy White Papers (FPWP) from around the world, and considers the tangible benefits of an FPWP for Sri Lanka.

May 27, 2019

Chinese Investment in Greek and Sri Lankan Sea Ports: Analogies and Lessons Learned

By Tonchev, Plamen,  

Reading Time: 4 min read Plamen Tonchev, Institute of International Economic Relations, Athens, draws comparisons regarding Chinese investments in seaports in Sri Lanka and Greece, and draws lessons from this comparative analysis.

May 24, 2019

Ageing China Goes in Search of New Growth: Demographic Pressures Help Explain Beijing’s Outbound Agenda

By Johnston, Lauren,  

Reading Time: 5 min read Dr. Lauren A. Johnston, Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS), looks at how demographic pressures help explain Beijing’s outbound agenda.

May 14, 2019

Five Key Policy Lessons from the Terror Attacks in Sri Lanka

By Ganeshan Wignaraja,  

Reading Time: 5 min read LKI’s Ganeshan Wignaraja derives some lessons from Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka.

April 16, 2019

Slow Trade Growth, America’s Tariff Fallout, and Implications for Sri Lanka

By Anushka Wijesinha,  

Reading Time: 6 min read Anushka Wijesinha, an Economist and an Advisor to the Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade, puts forward the implications of slow trade growth and America’s Tariff Fallout on Sri Lanka.

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