Dr. Albert Wijeweera holds the position of Associate Professor in the department of Management Science and Engineering at Khalifa University. He earned his PhD in economics from the University of Tennessee, an MSc in quantitative finance from the University of London, and a BA (hons) degree in economics from the University of Peradeniya. Throughout his career, Dr. Wijeweera has held significant roles at institutions such as the University of New England, Southern Cross University, Petroleum Institute, and the University of Peradeniya.
Dr. Wijeweera is highly experienced in the area of applied econometrics research. His recent scholarly works have been featured in journals including PLOS ONE, Applied Ergonomics, Economics Analysis and Policy, Journal of Developing Areas, and Defense and Peace Economics. His primary research focus revolves around International Trade, International Finance, and Time Series Econometrics.
Dr. Wijeweera have earned numerous prestigious awards, such as the Fulbright Scholar Award from the US Educational Foundation, the P.D. Khan gold medal for Economics from the University of Peradeniya, the Premium for Academic Excellence from Iowa State University, the Outstanding Graduate Student Award from the University of Western Illinois University, the Best Professor in Economics Award, and the Research Scholarship Award from the Petroleum Institute.
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