Praveena Bandara

Pre-doctoral Research Fellow, Global Economic Governance Initiative

PhD Candidate, Economics, American University
B.A., Economics, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

Praveena Bandara is a Global Economic Governance Pre-doctoral Research Fellow and a PhD Candidate in Economics at American University, Washington, DC. Her research focuses on development macroeconomics and international trade particularly on export re-specialization patterns and factors affecting export participation of developing countries.

Before joining the GDP Center, she was a Research Assistant at the Institute for Macroeconomic and Policy Analysis. She was a Sustainable Development Goals Research Assistant and Advocacy Fellow at the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

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