Conferences

1. Global Economic Consequences of the Physical Climate Impacts on Agriculture and Energy. 12th South Asia Economic Policy Network Conference on Green Growth in South Asia, Dhaka, 30-31 October 2023.
2. Global Economic Impacts of Antimicrobial Resistance. 2nd International Conference of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research, Sydney, 3-5 July 2023.
3. Global Economic Consequences Arising from the Impacts of Physical Climate Risks on Agriculture and Energy. 26th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis, Bordeaux, 14-16 June 2023.
4. Climate Risks and the Global Economy. Finance and the Macroeconomy Workshop, Canberra, 27 April 2023.
5. Global Economic Impacts of Physical Climate Risks. 16th International Forum on Financial Risks, Paris, 20-21 March 2023.
6. Implications of Physical Climate Risks on Health Conditions among Different Age Groups: Evidence from the Global Burden of Disease Data. Annual Workshop of Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research, Sydney, 16-17 November 2022.
7. Infectious Diseases in a Life-cycle Economy. 19th National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Ageing, Melbourne, 4 November 2021.
8. Role of Demographic Trends in the Evolution of Antimicrobial Resistance: Initial Evidence. Annual Workshop of Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research, Sydney, 2-3 November 2021.
9. Simulating the Effect of Modifying Reversed A2O Process on the Combined Removal of Nitrogen, Phosphorous, and Organic Matter in Municipal Wastewater. 111th Annual Sessions of Institute of Engineers Sri Lanka, Colombo, 23-24 October 2017.
10. Factors Affecting Economic Affordability among Consumers of the Domestic Water Sector in Sri Lanka. 7th International Conference on Water Resources & Environment Research, Kyoto, 6-8 June 2016.
11. Effective and Sustainable Utilization of Resources in Sri Lankan Industries: Challenges for and Benefits of an Integrated Approach. 6th Annual International Research Symposium on Engineering Advancements of South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine, Colombo, 21-22 May 2016.

Research Seminars

1. Global Economic Impacts of Antimicrobial Resistance. Arndt-Corden Department of Economics Research Seminar Series, Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University, 7 July 2023.
2. Global Economic Impacts of Physical Climate Risks. Arndt-Corden Department of Economics Research Seminar Series, Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University, 31 March 2023.
3. Global Economic Impacts of Physical Climate Risks. QUANTM Seminar Series, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, The International Monetary Fund, 25 August 2022.
4. Global Economic Impacts of Climate Shocks and Changes in Climate Risk Assessment. QUANTM Seminar Series, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, The International Monetary Fund, 27 July 2022.
5. Tools for Monitoring Sri Lanka’s Economy. Joint ERCD-SLRM Seminar, The Asian Development Bank, 11 April 2022.
6. Macroeconomic Consequences of COVID-19, Climate Change, and Antimicrobial Resistance. Arndt-Corden Department of Economics Research Seminar Series, Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University, 13 August 2021.

Invited Presentations

1. Global Economic Impacts of Physical Climate Risks. Monash Business School Climate Workshop on Navigating the Energy Transition, Melbourne, 6 November 2023.

Citations in National and International Reports

1. Council of Economic Advisers & Office of Management & Budget of the Executive Office of the President of the United States, 2023, Methodologies and Considerations for Integrating the Physical and Transition Risks of Climate Change into Macroeconomic Forecasting for the President’s Budget, March (Link).
2. The International Monetary Fund, 2022, External Sector Report: Climate Policies and External Adjustment (Link).
3. The Australian Research Council, 2021, Making a Difference: Outcomes of ARC Supported Research 2020-21, October (Link).
4. The World Bank Group, 2021, Africa’s Pulse, October (Link).
5. The World Bank Group, 2021, Global Economic Prospects, June (Link).
6. The World Bank Group, 2020, Global Economic Prospects, June (Link)

Research-based Articles in International Media

1. The first economic modeling of coronavirus scenarios is grim for Australia, the world (2020) (with Warwick McKibbin), The Conversation, 3 March (Link).

Research-based Media Commentaries

1. Australia’s commitment to Net Zero emissions and how will it impact us? (2021), Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) Sinhala, 4 November (Link).
2. What are the economic predictions for the Asia Pacific due to COVID-19? (2021), Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) Sinhala, 11 March (Link).

Citations in International Media

1. Long COVID for the global economy (2022), Top 1000 Funds, 13 January (Link).
2. Coronavirus recession looms, its course unrecognizable (2020), The New York Times, 21 March (Link).
3. Coronavirus will change how we shop, travel, and work for years (2020), Bloomberg, 14 March (Link).
4. The first economic modeling of coronavirus scenarios is grim for the world (2020), The Guardian, 3 March (Link).
5. RBA slashes interest rates to a new low of 0.5pc to counter coronavirus hit (2020), Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 3 March (Link).

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