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  • Ravinthirakumaran, N.; Kesavarajah, M. (University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2012-02-25)
    For decades, government sector in developing countries has been playing a vital role in promoting economic growth and development. The general view is that government sector tries to achieve its macroeconomic objectives ...
  • Premaratne, S.P.; Ravinthirakumaran, N.; Kesaverajah, M. (Sri Lanka Economic Association, 2013-01-12)
    This paper examines empirically the relationship between current account and budget deficits in the developing small open economy of Sri Lanka using time series econometric tests. Economic theory suggests that there is a ...
  • Shafiullah, M.; Ravinthirakumaran, N. (SAGE, 2016-04-02)
    The export-led growth (ELG) hypothesis suggests that there is a strong positive linear relationship between a country’s exports and economic growth. For many years, theoretical and empirical studies have examined the causal ...
  • Ravinthirakumaran, N.; Kesavarajah, M. (International Educative Research Foundation, 2016-12-08)
    The impact of fiscal deficit on economic growth is one of the most widely debated issues among economists and policy makers in both developed and developing countries in the recent period. This paper seeks to examine the ...
  • Batuwita, P.M.; Ranawaka Arachchi, R.A.W.; Santhiyago, P.U.; Jayasundara, J.J.M.A.D.; Naveendrakumar, G. (Faculty of Science University of Kelaniya Sri Lanka., 2023-12-10)
    Air pollution due to particulate matter (PM) remains a significant environmental concern, especially in urban areas. This study examines the relationship between PM concentrations and meteorological parameters of two ...
  • Naveendrakumar, G.; Pathmarajah, S.; Meththika, V.; Jayantha, O.; Iqbal, M.C.M. (National Research Council 120/7, Vidya Mawatha, Colombo 07, Sri Lanka., 2023-12-11)
    Historical trend assessment is an essential part of the climate change investigation efforts. Due to several reasons, including regional climatic fluctuations, Sri Lanka is likely to have a feedback effect on the local ...
  • Wijerathna, A.I.S.S.; Naveendrakumar, G.; Amarathunga, A.A.D.; Pemarathne, S.K.S. (Young Scientists’ Association (NIFS-YSA), National Institute of Fundamental Studies, Hanthana Road, Kandy, Sri Lanka., 2023-09-23)
    The chemical characteristics of bulk deposition vary with climatic seasons. This study aimed to investigate the chemical characteristics of bulk deposition in Sinharaja, a rainforest site, and Mattakkuliya, an urbanized ...
  • Batuwita, P.M.; Ranawaka Arachchi, R.A.W.; Santhiyago, P.U.; Kalpage, L.U.; Jayasundara, J.J.M.A.D.; Naveendrakumar, G. (Young Scientists’ Association (NIFS-YSA), National Institute of Fundamental Studies, Hanthana Road, Kandy, Sri Lanka., 2023-09-23)
    This study examines the impact of solar radiation on ozone (O3) formation and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) depletion in Battaramulla and Kandy, Sri Lanka. Objectives include investigating diurnal and seasonal variations of solar ...
  • Jayamali, M.D.R.; Rukshan, A.; Kajanthy, V. (AIS Electronic Library (AISeL), 2023-12-02)
    Digital marketing is quickly becoming more popular for product sourcing, allowing businesses to engage with customers and gain a competitive edge. In an ever-changing business environment, supermarkets need to create a ...
  • Rukshan, A.; Baravalle, A. (University of East London, UK, 2011-01-01)
    Web usability arose as research field at the very beginning of the Internet era. The term "Internet" was formally defined in October 1995; nevertheless Nielsen wrote his first article on web usability in May 1995, and ...
  • Rukshan, A.; Baravalle, A. (University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2012-11-30)
    Web usability is continuing to be a pressing problem. For number of years researchers have been developed tools for doing automatic web usability testing. This study uses our own PHP, and MySQL based tool AWebHUT: Automated ...
  • Rukshan, A.; Rukshan, P.; Mahesan, S. (SEUSL, 2013-07-07)
    It is a long term desire of the computer users to minimize the communication gap between the computer and a human. On the other hand, almost all ICT applications store information in to databases and retrieve from them. ...
  • Rukshan, A.; Miroshan, A. (Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Jaffna, 2014-05-16)
    Dengue is a notifiable communicable disease in Sri Lanka since 1996. Dengue fever spread rapidly among people living in most of the districts of Sri Lanka. The present notification system of dengue communicable diseases ...
  • Rukshan, A.; Thompson, N.; Murray, D. (ACM, 2017-04-04)
    Adapting web pages to cultural preferences has been shown to improve communication effectiveness. However, the lack of a set of research-based web design guidelines or best practices renders the creation of culturally ...
  • Rukshan, A.; Thompson, N.; Murray, D. (Springer, Cham, 2017-10-04)
    Research shows that different user interfaces are needed for successful communication with different cultural groups, yet studies on cross-cultural website usability are limited. This research works towards creating a ...
  • Rukshan, A.; McGill, T.; Thompson, N.; Murray, D. (f AIS Electronic Library (AISeL), 2021)
    The internationalization of websites should lead to highly usable web pages with excellent user experience. As a result, the understanding and implementation of users’ preferences for functionality, look, feel, and aesthetics ...
  • Noufa, S.S.; Rukshan, A.; Shanmuganathan, K. (Department of Business Management, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, 2022-12-30)
    Nowadays, Social Media Marketing (SMM) is a powerful promotional tool for influencing consumers’ purchase intention. The aim of this study is to explore the impact of SMM activities such as entertainment, customization, ...
  • Mathushan, P.; Pushpanathan, A. (Sri Lanka Forum of Entrepreneurship, 2022-03-25)
    Entrepreneurial activities are regularly started and completed by people inside the firms. Firms by themselves sit idle. Most aggregate activities that occur inside organizations combine their exercises. During the last ...
  • Prasheenaa, J.; Rukshan, A. (AHFE International, 2023-08-23)
    This study develops a new conceptual model through an extensive review of previous literature and explains how gamification artifacts such as points rewarding is inducing intrinsic motivation and how those motivational ...
  • Lashanda, M.; Prasheenaa, J.; Nanthagopan, Y. (Chartered Institute of Personnel Management Sri Lanka (Inc.), 2023-06-25)
    Both as power and as a resource knowledge is strategically important for individuals and enterprises. The third industrial revolution is based on knowledge which changes the way an individual, an enterprise or even a nation ...