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Mahinda Siriwardana

Created: 9/20/2000
Updated: 1/3/2018
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Dr. Mahinda Siriwardana
Professor of Economics

University of New England
UNE Business School
Armidale, New South Wales 2351
Australia

asiriwar@une.edu.au
61-2-6773-2501 (ph)
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Biography
Mahinda Siriwardana has taught economics at the University of Colombo, University of Manitoba, La Trobe University, and held a fulltime research position at the Australian National University before he joined UNE. He has held visiting positions at Victoria University (Canada) and University Waterloo (Canada). Recently he was a visiting Professor at Doshisha University (Japan), Ryukoku University (Japan), Kindai University (Japan) and University of Malaya (Malaysia). He is a recipient of several Australia Research Council (ARC) grants.

Mahinda is an internationally recognised researcher in economics, especially in the fields of Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) modelling, trade policy analysis and carbon price modelling. Mahinda has developed several CGE models during his career and they include models for Victoria, Australia, China, and Singapore. In addition he has associated with his PhD students to develop models for Kenya, the Philippines, Indonesia, Western Samoa, Iran, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Australia. Some of Mahinda's work has adopted the multi-country CGE framework using the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) model.


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