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Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka is an autonomous economic research organization, established by an Act of Parliament, in Colombo. Its mission is to conduct high-quality, independent, policy-relevant research to provide robust evidence for policymaking and improve the lives of all Sri Lankans.
Adjust the tax rate in response to inflation and income growth to sustain its potency in discouraging sugar-sweetened beverages consumption.
Invest in economic sectors that are more likely to generate more productive jobs.
Proper monitoring and regulation of traditional medicine and its integration with western medicine can enhance the quality of health care response.
Explore equity, quasi-equity, and other non-debt assistance and structural reforms to protect small businesses from COVID-19 and other shocks.
Introduce interventions that address childcare issues and employment segregation.
Nutrition-specific interventions should target the first 1,000 days, promote behavioral change, and focus on the most vulnerable.
Proactive government policies and strong institutions help reduce the human and economic costs of COVID-19.
A properly functioning market chain and flow of agricultural products are vital to ensuring food and nutrition security amid COVID-19.
A comprehensive strategy that addresses learning loss and improves learning outcomes is the key to a robust education system in the new normal.
Promoting the employment of seniors and improving pension schemes can reduce the economic impact of population aging.