Dr. Albert Wijeweera is an Associate Professor of Economics and Associate-Chair of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences at Khalifa University. He also holds an Adjunct Associate Professor position in the Southern Cross Business School at Southern Cross University, Australia. His career includes positions with the University of New England-Australia, Petroleum Institute-Abu Dhabi, and the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. Dr. Wijeweera has extensive experience in applied econometrics research. His publications have appeared in Applied Economics, PLOS ONE, Economics Analysis and Policy, Applied Financial Economics, Journal of Developing Areas, Applied Economics Letters, and Defense and Peace Economics. His principal research interest is in International Trade, International Finance, and Time Series Econometrics.
Dr Wijeweera has won many academic awards, including a prestigious Fulbright Scholar Award from the US Educational Foundation, P.D. Khan gold medal for Economics from the University of Peradeniya, Premium for Academic Excellence from Iowa State University, Outstanding Graduate Student Award from the University of Western Illinois University, Best Professor in Economics Award, and Research Scholarship Award from the Petroleum Institute.
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