Department of Economics
Vidhura S. Tennekoon is an assistant professor of economics at IUPUI. Before joining IUPUI in 2014, he worked at the Department of Economics of the University of Oklahoma and Eastern Washington University. He also has professional experience as a central banker.
He earned his B.S.c degree in Engineering from the University of Peradeniya and an MBA from the University of Colombo in Sri Lanka, where he is from. He earned an M.Sc. degree in economics and econometrics with distinction from the University of Nottingham, U.K. From 2008 to 2012, he attended Washington State University and received a Ph.D. in economics.
Areas of Expertise
Econometric forecasting, health policy, health economics, interest rates, inflation, monetary policy, banking, Sri Lanka.
In the news:
- Articles in The Conversation
- ABC Radio National, “Deepening economic crisis and protests in Sri Lanka”
- BBC, “Sri Lanka’s long road to recovery”