M. Udara Peiris

Mahatelge Udara Sandaken Peiris

Associate Professor of Economics

Oberlin College, Ohio, USA


Associate Professor of Finance

International College of Economics and Finance

National Research University Higher School of Economics,




Education:

PhD and MSc (Dist.) in Financial Economics,

University of Oxford, 2010, Clarendon Scholar

BComm (Hons), Finance and Actuarial Studies,

University of New South Wales (UNSW), 2004

Contact Details:

Email: upeiris@oberlin.edu

Room: TBA

Sri Lankan Debt/Twin-Deficits Crisis

Television Interviews:

Face the Nation : Navigating Sri Lanka's economy in turbulent times, 25 April 2022, NewsFirst/TV1 (Sri Lanka): Link here


Newsline, 7 April 2022, NewsFirst/TV1 (Sri Lanka): Link here


Face the Nation : Economy in Turmoil: Is Sri Lanka on the verge of bankruptcy?, 21 March 2022, NewsFirst/TV1 (Sri Lanka): Link here


Newspaper Articles:

“Sharing the cost of the crisis: The need to restructure domestic debt together with an ‘Asset Management Company", 19 April 2022, DailyFT (Sri Lanka): Link here

“Debt restructuring and a path to confidence and hope”, 14 January 2022, DailyFT (Sri Lanka): Link here

Research Interests:

Financial Stability, Macro-prudential Regulation, Monetary Theory, Sovereign Debt/Default


Recent Publications:

Goodhart, C.A.E., Peiris, M.U., Tsomocos, D.P. and Wang, X, 2021, Corporate Legacy Debt, Inflation, and the Efficacy of Monetary Policy, CEPR Discussion Paper D16799.

Andreev, M., Peiris, M.U., Shirobokov, A., and Tsomocos D.P., 2019, Macroprudential Policy and Financial (In)stability Analysis in the Russian Federation, Russian Journal of Money and Finance, 78(3), pp. 3–37.

Goodhart, C.A.E., Isakov, K., Peiris, M.U. and Tsomocos D.P., 2018. Debt Overhang and Monetary Policy in Czech Republic, HSE Economic Journal, National Research University Higher School of Economics, vol. 22(3), pages 460-479.

Peiris, M. U., Mc Mahon, M. and Polemarchakis, H., 2018, Perils of Unconventional Monetary Policy, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Volume 93, August, pp 92-114

Goodhart, C.A.E., Peiris, M.U. and Tsomocos D.P., 2018, Debt, Recovery Rates and the Greek Dilemma, Journal of Financial Stability, Volume 36, June, pp 265-278

Peiris, M. U., Tsomocos D.P. and Vardoulakis, A.P., 2018, Liquidity, Default and the Interaction of Financial Stability and Monetary Policy, in "The Changing Fortunes of Central Banking", Eds: Hartmann, Huang, Shoenmaker, Cambridge University Press


New Research:

Andreev, M., Peiris, M.U., Shirobokov, A., and Tsomocos D.P., 2019, Commodity Cycles and Financial Instability in Emerging Economies.

Peiris, M. U. and Polemarchakis, H., 2017, The Fisher Equation Reconsidered, CRETA Discussion Series University of Warwick, No. 37


Recent Seminars and Presentations:

Fall Midwest Macro Conference, November 2019, ``Commodity Cycles and Financial Instability in Emerging Economies''

3rd Banco de Mexico Conference on Financial Stability, October 2019, ``Commodity Cycles and Financial Instability in Emerging Economies''

50th Anniversary Money Macro Finance Conference, London School of Economics,, September 2019, ``Commodity Cycles and Financial Instability in Emerging Economies''

Central Bank of Russia International Research Concerence, July 019, ``Commodity Cycles and Financial Instability in Emerging Economies''

University of Surrey, May 2019, ``Commodity Cycles and Financial Instability in Emerging Economies''

University of Nevada - Reno, April 2018, "The Fisher Equation Reconsidered"

Teaching:

International Finance, Monetary Economics