How Is Sri Lanka Navigating Its IMF Bailout Program?
By Tharindu Udayanga Kamburawala
Examining Sri Lanka’s approach to fiscal targets and SOE reforms amid continued economic turbulence.
What’s in the IMF’s New Extended Fund Facility Arrangement for Sri Lanka?
By Michael Iveson
The IMF’s $2.9 billion EFF program lays out major structural reforms required to restore long-term macroeconomic stability in Sri Lanka.
How Sri Lanka Can Overcome Its Economic Crisis
By Talal Rafi and Sirimal Abeyratne
The government should take advantage of the crisis to do things that it could never attempt before, from addressing regressive subsidies to restructuring state-owned enterprises.
Sri Lanka’s State-Owned Enterprises Are a Big Part of Its Economic Problems
By Talal Rafi
These loss-making entities are a huge drain on government coffers. It's time to think about privatization in some cases.
The Deep Roots of Sri Lanka’s Economic Crisis
By Talal Rafi and Brian Wong
The economic crisis was made at home, a result of structural political and economic weaknesses. Any solutions have to start there.