Research interests

  • Income Inequality
  • Labour Market
  • Migration
  • International Business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Ethics
  • Theory of Economic Policy Making and Economic Policy Evaluation.
  • Economics of Entrepreneurship, International Entrepreneurship, Migration and Business Enterprises Owned by Immigrant Entrepreneurs.
  • Development Economics (Labour market and Inequality in Socio-economic Variables Structures of Production, Income, Expenditure and Wealth).
  • Macroeconomic Policies and Business Sector Performance.
  • International Trade Practices and Government Policies.
  • Financial Literacy, Microfinance and Small and Medium Enterprises.

Citations of Works Done By Professor H.D.Karunaratne

  • Citations at Researchgate: By July 2018
  • Citations at Google Scholar: user=y6vSl58AAAAJ&hl=en.

Review of Books And Journals: Oral Presentations

  • Sirimal Abeyratne and N. S. Cooray (2017) Decentralization and Development of Sri Lanka within a Unitary State, Reviewed by Prof. H. D. Karunaratne at the Annual Research Conference and AGM 2017, Sri Lanka Students’ Association in Japan (SLSAJ), Sri Lanka Embassy in Tokyo, Japan, December 10, 2017
  • Sirimal Abeyratne and N. S. Cooray (2016) Trade and Spatial Growth: Sharing Images from Japan and Sri Lanka, Reviewed by Prof. H. D. Karunaratne at the Book Launch Organized by the Sri Lanka Economics Association (SLEA) and Department of Economics, University of Colombo on July 28, 2016.
  • CINEC Academic Journal Reviewed by Prof. H. D. Karunaratne, University of Colombo, Participating as the Chief Guest of the Launching of Journal Vol.1, No.1 at CINEC Maritime Campus, August 11, 2015.