Roshen Fernando

Roshen Fernando
Australian National University | ANU · Crawford School of Public Policy

PhD (Reading) MIDEC MFE MBA BSc Eng (Hons)

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Introduction
Research Interests: Macroeconomics | Diseases | Demographics | Environmental & Development Economics || Methods: Macroeconomic Modelling | Integrated Assessment Modelling | Big Data Analytics || Current Work: Economics of Diseases
Education
January 2020 - January 2023
Australian National University
Field of study
  • Economic Policy
June 2018 - July 2019
Australian National University
Field of study
  • International & Development Economics
February 2016 - September 2017
University of Colombo
Field of study
  • Financial Economics

Publications

Publications (12)
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COVID-19 has disrupted the Chinese economy and is spreading globally. The evolution of the disease and its economic impacts are highly uncertain making formulation of appropriate macroeconomic policy responses challenging. This paper explores seven plausible scenarios of COVID-19 and the macroeconomic outcomes using a global hybrid DSGE/CGE general...
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The COVID-19 global pandemic has caused significant global economic and social disruption. In McKibbin and Fernando (2020), we used data from historical pandemics to explore seven plausible scenarios of the economic consequences if COVID-19 were to become a global pandemic. In this paper, we use currently observed epidemiological outcomes across co...
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The outbreak of coronavirus named COVID-19 has disrupted the Chinese economy and is spreading globally. The evolution of the disease and its economic impact is highly uncertain which makes it difficult for policymakers to formulate an appropriate macroeconomic policy response. In order to better understand possible economic outcomes, this paper exp...
Research
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The outbreak of coronavirus named COVID-19 has disrupted the Chinese economy and is spreading globally. The evolution of the disease and its economic impact is highly uncertain which makes it difficult for policymakers to formulate an appropriate macroeconomic policy response. In order to better understand possible economic outcomes, this paper exp...
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With the interest rate hike in the US and, more recently, in the UK, sudden stops in investments and capital reversals are apparent in the Asian emerging economies. A modelling approach is taken, using the G‐Cubed model, to simulate the potential global economic impacts, emanating from this. The results demonstrate that myopic fiscal interventions...
Book
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The second edition of the book consists of seven chapters covering most important aspects of the theory of production. Chapter one provides a basic introduction on economics, including microeconomics and macroeconomics. Thereafter, chapter two deals with the basic concepts of production. In chapter three, while presenting the theory of cost, a deta...
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Water problem in the Colombo city has aggravated over the time. Thus, encouraging consumers for responsible water consumption is imperative. As the city is almost completely reliant on pipe-borne water, water tariff could be utilized in this effort. However, as water is a basic need and a human right, an upward revision of tariff should not deprive...

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