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Dr. S. Jeyarajah

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Dr. S. Jeyarajah
B.A (Hones) (UJ), M.Phil. (Economics) (UP), PhD (UJ)
Senior Lecturer in Economics
Department of Economics
Faculty of Commerce and Management
Telephone: +94 65 2240735 (Office), +94 77 6688008(Mob)
Emailjeyarajahs@esn.ac.lk / jayarajah14@yahoo.com

Biography

Full Name: Saravanamutthu Jeyarajah

Permanent Address: 24 A, Beach Road, Kaluthavalai‐4, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka.

Official Address: Department of Economics Faculty of Commerce & Management Eastern University, Sri Lanka. Vantharumoolai, Chenkalady

Academic Position: Senior Lecturer (Grade I)

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • Master of Philosophy in Economics University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • B.A (Hones) Special Degree in Economics University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

Nationality: Sri Lankan

Date of Birth: 14th June, 1966

Gender: Male

Civil Status: Married

Links to Publications

Publications

Journals

  1. Sureshkumar.A., S. Jeyarajah. (2018), Effectiveness of Self-Help Groups (SHGs) In Empowering Rural Women in Batticaloa District of Sri Lanka. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 6 (12). 726-733] (ISSN 2320-5407)
  2. Jeyarajah, S., 2018. “Food Security Status of Marine Fisheries Households in Batticaloa district of Sri Lanka. International Journal of Current Research, 10, (01), 64737-64741.
  3. Jeyarajah, S., 2016. Livelihood Security of Marine Small-Scale Fisheries Households in Batticaloa District of Sri Lanka. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Invention, 5(8), pp. 09-16.
  4. Jeyarajah, S., & Santhirasegaram, S. (2015). Socio-Economic Factors Influencing Marine Small-Scale Fishers' Income in the Batticaloa District of Sri Lanka. The International Journal of Humanities & Social Studies, 75-79.
  5. Jeyarajah, S., & Santhirasegaram, S. (2015). An Assessment of Small-Scale fishers livelihoods Status in the Batticaloa District of Sri Lanka. International Journal of Research in Commerce Economics and Management, 66-68.


Conferences

  1. Mahajin.S., Jeyarajah S., (2018), The Impact if interest rates on Economics Growth in Sri Lanka, Jaffna University International Research Conference JUICE 2018, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
  2. Resintha.S., Jeyarajah S., (2018), Impact of Vehicle Lease Loans on Living Standards of Debtors in Karaveddi D.S Division of Jaffna District, Jaffna University International Research Conference JUICE 2018, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
  3. Jeyarajah. S., (2013), An analysis of sustainable livelihoods assets of fisheries households: A study in the Manmunai North DS division of Batticaloa district, International Conference of Eastern University (ICE 2013), Eastern University, Sri Lanka.
  4. Jeyarajah S., (2012), Habitat Security of Urban Households in the Batticaloa District of Sri Lanka, Jaffna University International Research Conference (JUICE 2012, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
  5. Dilaxana.P., and S.Jeyarajah., (2010), Postwar resettlement and their Socio-Economic needs in the Eravur Pattu DS division of Batticaloa district, 9th Annual Research Session, 2010 Eastern University, Sri Lanka
  6. Jeyarajah S., N. Rajeshwaran, T. Prapakaran, S. Balendren (2009), Strategic Approach to improve the poor housing settlements in the Batticaloa city, 8th Annual Research Session, 2009, Eastern University, Sri Lanka
  7. Jeyarajah.S., Suresh.K., (2007), Contribution of NGOs on the Post-Tsunami livelihood activities in the Batticaloa district, 6th Annual Research Session, 2007 Eastern University, Sri Lanka
  8. Jeyarajah.S., Kanagasingam.V., Prapakaran.T., (2007) Need Assessment Survey: Relating to the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the Batticaloa district.

Book Chapters

  1. Jeyarajah.S., (2014), Tourism Industry Development in Sri Lanka: Contemporary Socioeconomic Issues in Sri Lanka, A Festschrift in honors of late Prof. N. Balakrishnan, Department of Economics, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
  2. Jeyarajah.S., (2008), Poverty and Income Inequality in Sri Lanka: Path to Economic Development: An Inquiry-based on Sri Lanka’s Experience, A Festschrift in honors of Prof. N. Balakrishnan, Colombo.

Unpublished

  1. Jeyarajah.S., (2003) Land Ownership system and its impact on paddy productivity in the Batticaloa district. MPhil theses (Unpublished), University of Peradeniya.
  2. Jeyarajah.S. (1993), Displacement of refugees in the Jaffna district and their economic, welfare needs 1990-1993, Undergraduate Dissertation (Unpublished), University of Jaffna.

Other Publications

  1. Jeyarajah.S., (1999) International Trade Theories, Faculty of Commerce and Management, Eastern University, Sri Lanka, ELAKKU vol: 2.
  2. Jeyarajah.S., (2000) Regional trade arrangements, , Department of Economics, Eastern University, Sri Lanka , Coormai vol: 6.
  3. Jeyarajah.S., (2006) Theory of Markets, Department of Economics, Eastern University, Sri Lanka, Coormai vol: 13.
  4. Jeyarajah.S., (2007) Challenges for Development in Sri Lanka, Silver Jubilee Publication - 2006, Faculty of Commerce and Management, Eastern University, Sri Lanka.
  5. Jeyarajah.S., (2008) Classical Trade Theories, Maruppu (Magazine) 2008 December, Kaluthavalai Maha Vidyalayam, Batticaloa.

Research Interest

  • Livelihoods
  • Micro finance
  • Tourism
  • Trade and development

Teaching

  • Econometrics
  • International Economics
  • Managerial Economics
  • Regional Development

Awards

  • World Bank Scholarship for Ph.D. study under HETC Project, 2012-2015
  • HETC Award for PhD Study.
  • Sir Arunachalam Mahadeva Memorial prize for the best performance in special degree (Economics) in Arts 1992
  • University prize for the best performance in Part III Examination in Economics 1991/92
  • University prize for the best performance in Part II Examination in Economics 1990/91

Positions Held

  • Coordinator, Master of Development Economics, Faculty of Commerce and Management, Eastern University, Sri Lanka. From 01.01.2016.
  • Coordinator, University Business Linkage (UBL) Cell, Eastern University, Sri Lanka. From 23.01.2016.
  • Head of the Department, Department of Economics, Eastern University, Sri Lanka. From 05.12.2008 to 05.12.2011
  • Coordinator, Master of Development Economics, Faculty of Commerce and Management, Eastern University, Sri Lanka. From 2006 to 2008