Assistant Professor

My experience lies in teaching graduate and undergraduate students. Currently I teach Microeconomics Principles and Development Economics courses at California State University, Chico. For graduate students, I have conducted Statistics workshops and guest lectures for the International Development, Community, and Environment (IDCE) Department at Clark University. Please refer the CV page for more information.

My first teaching assignment was at Department of Transportation and Logistics Management, Faculty of Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka where I served as a Lecturer for one year starting from August, 2009.  The following year I joined the Economics Department at Clark University for the PhD program. Starting from Fall 2013 I have been teaching classes for undergraduate students including (summary of teaching evaluation in parenthesis):

  • Development Economics (Econ 375) (4.5/5)
  • Principles of Microeconomic Analysis (Econ 103) (4.1/5)
  • Economics and the World Economy (Econ 10) (4.1/5)
  • Microeconomic Theory with Calculus (Econ 204) (4.6/5)
  • Microeconomic Theory (Econ 205) (4.3/5)
  • Introduction to Statistical Analysis (Econ 160) (4.7/5)
  • Statistics (Math 1470) (4.5/5)

These are some of the textbooks and recommended reading I use:

  • Development Economics

dev-econ-book          poor-economics

end-of-pov           acemoglu


  • Microeconomic Theory

Intermediate Microeconomics - Hal Varian (9ed)          Microeconomics Theory and Applications - Browning and Zupan (11th ed.)


  • Principles of Microeconomics

krugman         principles


  • Statistics

De Veaux, Velleman, and Bock (4ed)