Higher Education

Niroshani Parahara Withanalage

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Title

Professor

Qualification abbreviations

B.B.Mgt (Finance) (Kel'ya), Sri Lanka, MSC in Management (USJ), Sri Lanka

Profile

Niroshani Parahara Withanalage is a Lecturer it Holmes Institute, Melbourne Campus.  In her role as a lecturer for finance, Niroshani is responsible for undergraduate and postgraduate finance subjects. She has over 10 years of teaching experiences in various local and international universities including Sri Lanka and China. Niroshani has conducted many research in areas such as foreign remittance, Microfinance, Finance and Economics.

Research and Teaching interest and areas

  • Corporate Finance
  • Investment and Portfolio Management
  • Business Statistics
  • Risk Management Modelling
  • Econometrics

Refereed Publications

Kumari P.W.N. A and Kumarasinghe P. J., (2014), “Success of Matale Regional Economic Advancement Project (MREAP) as Poverty Alleviation Project, Kelaniya Journal of Management.

Kumari P.W.N.A and Kumarasinghe P.J, (2014) Poverty Alleviation and Long-Term Sustainability of Microfinance Project: With Special Reference to Matale District, International Journal of Management and Sustainability, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 84-96.

Ranjani, R.P.C, Fernando J.M.R, Kumari P.W.N.A.,(2011), The Implications of Intellectual Capital on Banks Performance in Sri Lanka, Global Science and Technology Forum (GSTF) Business Review, Vol. 1 No. 1.

Conference Papers
Kumari P.W.N.A, Kulendran, N, (2019) “Move from Altruism to Self-interest: Review of Motive for Remittance to Sri Lanka”, WEAI 15th International Conference, Western Economies Association, Tokyo, Japan

Kumari P.W.N.A, Kulendran, N., and Heenatigale ,K (2018), “Foreign Remittance and Financial Development in Sri Lanka: A Dynamic Modelling Approach”,  Accounting and Finance  Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) conference, Auckland, New Zealand, July 2018

Kumari P.W.N.A. (2017), “Foreign Remittances and Financial Intermediary Development: A Case Study on Sri Lanka”, Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Conference 2017, College of Business, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia

Jayamaha A, Kumari P.W.N.A. and Kulathunga K.M.K.N.S, (2013), Social and Financial Efficiency of Microfinance Institutions in Sri Lanka, 4th International Conference on Business and Information, Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka

Kumari P.W.N.A and Kumarasinghe P.J, (2013) Poverty Alleviation and Long-Term Sustainability of Microfinance Project: With Special Reference to Matale District,Handbook on the Economic, Finance, and Management Outlooks, Malaysia

Ranjani, R.P.C, Fernando J.M.R, Kumari P.W.N.A, (2011), Intellectual Capital on Firms’ Performance in Sri Lanka: An Empirical Investigation on Listed Banks in Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), International Conference on Accounting and Finance in Singapore

Munasinghe M.A.T.K. Kumari P.W.N.A (2011), Web Enable Sri Lankan Listed Companies, International Conference on Accounting and Finance in Singapore

Ranjani, R.P.C, Sujeewa G.M.M and Kumari P.W.N.A (2009), Sensitivity of Performance to Capital Structure, Vavuniya Campus Annual Research Symposium

Ranjani, R.P.C and Kumari P.W.N.A (2009), Intellectual Capital and Firms Performance in Sri Lanka, International Conference on Valuation of Intangible Assets in University of Panjab, India

Karunarathne W.V.A.D Ranjani R.P.C. and Kumari P.W.N.A (2010), Macroeconomic Determinants of Stock Market Return: with Special Reference to the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) Annual Research Symposium, Faculty of Graduates Studies,University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Munasinghe M.A.T.K and Kumari P.W.N.A, (2010), Adaptation of E Commerce by Sri Lankan Companies, Annual Research Symposium – Faculty of Graduates Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Karunarathne W.V.A.D and Kumari P.W.N.A, (2008), Working Capital Problems Faced by SMEs in Sri Lanka, Annual Research Symposium – Faculty of Graduates Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka