Journal of Emerging Financial Markets and Policy

The Journal of the Sri Lanka Finance Association.


Annual International Conference on Emerging Financial Markets and Policies (EFMP-2021)


The SLFA Seminar Series features monthly presentations of cutting-edge research...

SLFAWho We Are

The SLFA is a non-profit professional association for academics, practitioners, and policy makers in Sri Lanka and worldwide with interest in finance in general, and finance in the context of Sri Lanka in particular.

The purpose of the SLFA is to serve the national interests of Sri Lanka by engaging in research, education, dialogue, discussions, conferences and other activities deemed appropriate for the purpose of the advancement of the field of finance and related areas and to advocate the best policies and practices of finance across all institutions.

SLFAOur Mission

Encourage and support the development of quality finance education.

Advocate the adaption of sound financial policy and practices across all institutions.

Promote the understanding, development and application of high quality basic, applied, and policy research in finance and related fields.
The membership of the Sri Lankan Finance Association is open to individuals and institutions having an interest in finance or related fields in Sri Lanka and worldwide.

You are welcome to join SLFA and become a member of a worldwide network of academics, professionals and policy makers focusing on research and contemporary issues in finance.
The SLFA is committed to developing and advancing the financial education and literacy across the broader cross section of the society including schools, universities, the government, small and medium scale enterprises and the investing public.

Increased financial knowkdege and skills will help the society make prudent saving, borrowing and investment decisions thereby advancing the financial wellbeing, profitability, wealth and overall economic stability and development of the country at large.
The SLFA contributes to the advancement, discussion and dissemination of research through conferences, seminars and its flagship international peer-reviewed journal JEFMP - The Journal of Emerging Financial Markets and Policy.

The JEFMP welcomes high quality theoretical, empirical and policy research relating to all finance-related topics in the context of Sri Lanka and emerging and frontier economies.

Latest News & Events

Impact of Digital Transformation on Finance

Virtual Conference via Zoom
June 17, 2022

Submission Deadline
April 15, 2022
Challenges and Opportunities Facing Emerging Financial Markets

Online via Zoom
June 26, 2021
Constructive Discussions in an Academic Conference

Online via Zoom
June 10, 2021
Status and Prospects for the Sri Lankan Economy and the Financial Sector

University of Ruhuna
July 25, 2019

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Prof. Manjula K. Wanniarachchige
Executive Secretary
Sri Lanka Finance Association
Department of Finance
Faculty of Management and Finance
University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka