Mr. N. Balamurali

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Contact:

Jaffna Regional Center, Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda.

Office: 0212223374 (Jaffna), Ext: Mobile: 077-3949733 Fax: 212223374

Email: nbala@ou.ac.lk balamurali_navaratnam@yahoo.com


Area of Specification:

Financial Economics & Econometric s

Research Intrests:

Labour Economics, Youth Issues, Time Series &Cross Sectional Data Analysis.

Affiliations:

Sri Lankan Economic Association (SLEA)

Sri Lankan Agricultural Economics Association(SAEA)

Sri Lankan Applied Statistics Association(SASA)

Jaffna Science Association  (JSA)

 

Programmes Coordination:

Regional Academic Coordinator

Researches:

Balamurali.N (2017)Testing for long memory in the LKR/USD exchange rate :Evidence from Sri Lanka,Journal of Business Studies,Volume 04, Pages 79-90,Faculty of Management Studies and commerce,University of Jaffna ,Sri Lanka(Jointly with Sivarajasinghm)

 

Balamurali.N, 2011  Empirical Analysis of the Twin Deficit Problem :  Evidence  from Sri Lanka" Journal of Management ,Faculty of Management, South,  Eastern University of Sri Lanka (Jointly with Sivarajasingham).

 Balamurali.N,2010 Empirical investigation of the dynamic relationship  between     Government  Expenditure  and Economic Growth  in Sri Lanka Journal of Management ,Faculty of Management, South-Eastern University of Sri Lanka (Jointly with Sivarajasingham).

Balamurali.N,2008 Analysis of the Keynesian and Classical Views on Employment, publication in Palkalai (a bi-annual refereed journal in Tamil published by the Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya) pp.181-193.

Balamurali.N, 2006 Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in Sri Lanka, Journal of the Sri Lankan  Agricultural  Economics

Association(Jointly with Booghawatte  pp. 37-55.

Balamurali,N.(2011),Government  Expenditure and Economic  Growth in Sri   Lanka. The Journal of Science and Management ,Vavuniya  Campus of the University of Jaffna ,03,28-36(ISSN:2012-6131).

 

Extended Abstract

Balamurali.N.(2018)The Intertemporal Dynamic Relationship between the Level and Variability of Food Price Inflation: Evidence from Sri Lankan Economy, Jaffna University International Research Conference -JUICE-2018,Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna,Sri Lanka (Jointly with Sivarajasingham).

 Balamurali.N, Sivarajasinghm.(2018) THE PASS-THROUGH OF GLOBAL FOOD PRICE INFLATION TO DOMESTIC PRICES INFLATION: EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE FROM SOUTH ASIA,- International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research(MyRes-2018).

 

 

Balamurali.N and S.Sivarajasingam  (2013),Examining the Trade–off between Inflation and Unemployment rate in the Long Run in Sri Lank: Parametric and Non-Parametric Econometric Investigations, Proceedings, 2nd  International Economic Research Conference of the Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists, Univerisity of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 13th-14th December, 2013.

Sivarajasingham S, N. Balamurali (2013); Does International Food Price Inflation Affect Domestic Price InflationDynamics: Empirical Evidence from Sri Lanka. Proceedings, Annual Research Sessions, 27 & 28 November, 2013, the Open University of Sri Lanka

Sivarajasingham.S and N.Balamurali (2013), Dynamics of Real Exports and Real Economic Growth in Sri Lanka: Evidence from Co-integration and Granger Causality Tests. Annual Academic Sessions, 2012, 27-28 Februarys, 2013, Open University of Sri Lanka.

Sivarajasingham.S and N.Balamurali (2013), The Dynamic Behaviour of the Sri Lankan Exchange rates: Evidence from Five currencies of Main Trading Partners., Annual Academic sessions 2012, 27-28 February, 2013, Open University of Sri Lanka.

Balamurali.N and Sivarajasingham.S and (2011) Does Exchange rate cause Inflation in Sri Lanka? An Empirical Study. Annual Academic Sessions, Open University of Sri Lanka.

Balamurali.N(2007) Foreign direct investment and economic growth in Sri Lanka: a causality approach, Proceedings PURSE(2007) University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 12(Part II) 355-356.

Balamurali.N and Dunusinghe.P(2016)Pattern of Youth Unemployment in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka.(ICHSS) Proceedings, Faculty of Arts,University of Peradeniya,Sri Lanka,pp 181-185

Balamurali.N and Dunusinghe.P (2016) Informal Employment among Youthin the Post- War Northern Economy.5thInternational Economic Research Conference of the Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists, Univerisity of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 22th-23th December.(SLERC- 2016)

Balamurali.N and Dunusinghe.P (2016) Nature and Magnitude of Youth unemployment in the orthern Province of Sri Lanka, Jaffna University International ResearchConference,University of Jaffna(JUICE_2016)

Abstracts

 Balamurali.N.2015, Youth Employment in post –war Northern Economy, Internationall Research Confrence , Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo.(Jointly  with  Priyanga Dunusinghe)

 Balamurali.N,2012 An empirical analysis of dynamic behavior of the Sri Lankan exchange rates against five main trading partners currencies.  Jaffna Science Association  Annual Research Session (Jointly with Sivarajasingham)

Balamurali.N, 2012, The Dynamic Linkages between Economic growth and Exports in Sri  Lanka  Evidence from co-integration and  Granger causality Tests  Jaffna Science   Association  Annual Research Session (Jointly with Sivarajasingham)

Balamurali.N. 2011,The Dynamic Inter Relationship Between  Unemployment Rate  and inflation Rate :Evidence From Sri Lanka,Vavuniya campus Annual  Research  Session.(Jointly with Sivarasingham)

Balamurali.N 2011 The  Dynamic  Relationship  Between Stock prices and  Exchange rates : Evidence From  Sri Lanka, 12th Annual  Research Symposium ,Faculty of Graduate Studies, Universityof Kelaniya (Jointly with Sivarajasingham)

Balamurali.N, 2010  Government Expenditure and Economic Growth in Sri Lanka, Vavuniya Campus  of  the  University of Jaffna,   Annual  Research

Balamurali.N, 2010 Econometrics  Analysis of the relationship  between Government  Expenditure  and  Economic Growth  Eastern University of Sri Lanaka ,Annual  Research  Session

 Balamurali .N,2009  The  Twin Deficits Problem  in  Sri  Lanka :  An Econometrics   Approach Eastern University of Sri Lanaka ,Annual  Research  Session

Balamurali.N, 2009 Econometric Analysis of the Relationship between Budget Deficit and Inflation in Sri Lanka,Vavuniya  Campus  of  the  University of Jaffna,   Annual  Research  Session

Balamurali.N, 2008 Inflation and the Budget Deficit in Sri Lanka : A Time Series Econometrics Approach, Second International Symposium, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (Jointly with Bogahawatte)pp.91

 Balamurali .N,2008 Impact  of ‘KETHATA  ARUNA  Fertilizer Subsidy  Scheme on Paddy  Production   in  Minipe  Scheme   Second  Annual  Research Forum  of the  Sri Lankan  Agricultural  Economics Association (Jointly with Wijetunga & Thiruchelvam)

 Balamurali.N, 2008  The  Twin Deficits  problem in  Sri  Lanka :  A  Co integration  Approach” Vavuniya  Campus  of  the  University of Jaffna,   Annual  Research  Session .      

 Balamurali.N, 2007 Inflation and Economic Growth in Sri Lanka: A Causality Analysis ,First  Annual  Research Forum of the Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association PP.21

Peer reviewed Presentations at National/International Conferences/Symposia Presented with evidence .

Balamurali N.(2010) Government Expenditure and Economic Growth in Sri Lanka, Vavuniya Campus Annual Research Session, University of Jaffna  27th October (ISSN:1800-4911)

Balamurali.N,(2010) Econometric  Analysis of the relationship between  Government  Expenditure and Economic Growth in Sri Lanka, 9th Annual Research Session Eastern University of Sri Lanka.

Balamurali,,N and Sivarajasingham (2011) The Dynamic Inter Relationship between Unemployment rate and Inflation rate: Evidence from Sri Lanka. Vavuniya Campus, University of Jaffna, Annual Research Session, Vavuniya, Sri Lanka, November 16.

Balamurali.N and Dunusinghe.P (2015) ,Youth Employment in the Post-War Northern  Economy.Faculty of Arts  International  Research  Conference , 3rd & 4th  December,University of Colombo.

Balamurali.N and Dunusinghe.P (2016) Nature and Magnitude of Youth unemployment in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka, Jaffna University International Research  Conference,University of Jaffna.

Balamurali.N and Dunusinghe.P (2016) Informal Employment among Youth  in the Post- War Northern Economy.5thInternational Economic Research Conference of the Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists, Univerisity of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 22th-23th December, 2016

Balamurali.N and Dunusinghe.P(2016)  Pattern of Youth Unemployment in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka.(ICHSS) Proceedings, Faculty of Arts,University of Peradeniya,Sri Lanka,pp 181-185.

Balamurali.N and Dunusinghe.P (2016) Youth Participation  in the Informal  Labour Market :The  Case of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka.International  Conference  on Dry Zone Agriculture 15th &16 th December,Faculty of Agriculture,University of Jaffna,Sri Lanka.

  

Ongoing Research:

 " Nature and Magnitude of Youth Employment in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka" 

Publications:

Articles for Magazine of Academic Societies

Balamurali.N, 2008  The  Role  of the  International  Monetary  Fund  in  Respect  of the  Developing  Countries , Illankathir Journal  of the  Tamil  Society, University of  Peradeniya .PP 23-31, ( written in Tamil).

Balamurali.N, 2010 An  Economic  Views of Social  Capital  and How it will help the Poor The  Executive Magazine of The Management & Accountancy  Union,Vavuniya  Campus of the University of Jaffna

Balamurali.N, 2001 " Hindus views on marriages custom between old system and present system  Hindu Student Union , University of Peradeniya .

Undergraduate

Balamurali.N,2002 Role of Share Market in the Capital Market Development in Sri Lanka, unpublished undergraduate dissertation, Department of Economics, University of Peradeniya.

 

 

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