Economic Review, the semi-academic economic journal published by the People’s Bank since 1975, has released a special issue of its bi-monthly publication to coincide with the bank’s 50th Anniversary.
The ‘first copy’ of the English, Sinhala and Tamil versions of the journal was ceremonially presented to President Mahinda Rajapaksa by K. U. Pushpakumara, Director Research, People’s Bank at the Golden Jubilee Commemorative event held at the Temple Trees recently.
The special Golden Jubilee issue of Economic Review published under the theme, ‘Banking Industry – some aspects of current importance’ reviews a wide spectrum of subject areas covering banking and finance and its impact on the socio-economic landscape of the country. This Economic Review ‘special issue’ provides useful insights into sensitive and topical research and educational subject matter with contributions from leading economists, analysts and scholars featuring topics such as fiscal devolution, microfinance and commercial banking, electronic banking, financial crisis and their lessons, the bank said in a statement.
development of banking law in Sri Lanka, banking services in the post-conflict development of the North and East of Sri Lanka, the role of state banks in the Sri Lanka economy plus a range of articles covering timely and pertinent topics relating to Sri Lanka’s banking and financial services industry, the bank said in a statement.