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Liyanahetti Ralalage Chandrasiri Athula, Sri Lankan economist. UNU fellow, 1981-1982. Member American Economic Association, Society International Development, Sri Lanka Association Economists.

Background

Athula, Liyanahetti Ralalage Chandrasiri was born on May 1, 1942 in Kegalle, Sabaragamu, Sri Lanka. Son of Dingiri Banda Liyanahetti Ralalage and Renmenike Jayasundera.

Education

Bachelor in Economics, University Sri Lanka, Peradeniya, 1966. Master of Arts in Economics, University Sri Lanka, Kelaniya, 1973. Postgraduate, Rutgers University.

Postgraduate, Tokyo University Agriculture.

Career

Assistant lecturer economics University Sri Lanka, Kelaniya, 1967-1973. Director Land Reform Commission, Colombo, 1973-1978. Research officer, deputy director Agrarian Research & Training Institute, 1978-1990.

Development officer Colombo Plan Bureau, 1990-1992, senior research officer finance commission, since 1993.

Membership

Member American Economic Association, Society International Development, Sri Lanka Association Economists.

Connections

Married Yasamala Punyakanthi Perera, August 10, 1982. 1 child, Dulanii Dhanushka Liyanahetti.

father:
Dingiri Banda Liyanahetti Ralalage

mother:
Renmenike Jayasundera

spouse:
Yasamala Punyakanthi Perera

child:
Dulanii Dhanushka Liyanahetti Athula