Colombo, Economy, Politics and Governance

Behind the IMF bail-out and the state of the Sri Lankan economy with Harsha de Silva

An interview with eminent economist Harsha de Silva on the context leading up to and the fall out of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) bail-out package and the general state of the Sri Lankan economy.

Harsha de Silva is a development economist by training and has over the last fifteen years worked across the emerging Asia region on development finance, public policy, reform and investment in energy and water, infrastructure regulation, socioeconomic and market research and on information and communication technology [ICT] for development.