Jeevika Weerahewa is a Professor at the Department of Agricultural Economics and Business Management, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. She has a B.Sc. and M.Phil in Agriculture from the University of Peradeniya and a PhD in Agricultural Economics from the University of Guleph, Canada. She has been teaching fundamental and applied courses in Economics with a special focus placed on agriculture and allied fields at the University of Peradeniya since 1987. Her primary research area is Quantitative Policy Analysis and applications are extended to analysis of various economic and distributional impacts of trade, agricultural production and marketing policies. She is a Collaborator of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), a Hewlett Fellow of the International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium (IATRC), a Fellow of the Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy Research Network (CATPRN) and a Focal Point of the Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade (ARTNeT).