B.Sc Agriculture (Hons.) - University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (2004-2008) Title of the dissertation: Assessment of Brand Equity and Consumer Behavior in relation to Powdered Milk
M.Sc in Agricultural Economics - University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (2008-2010) Title of the directed study: "Is commercial orientation a threat to plant diversity?" A case study of Kandyan homegardens in Sri Lanka
PhD in economics (2011-2015): Title of the dissertation: Food market integration and food security in Sri Lanka
Full length research papers in peer-reviewed journals
Korale-Gedara, P. M., Ratnasiri, S., & Bandara, J. (2012). Soaring food prices and food security: Does the income effect matter?. Applied Economics Letters, 19(18), 1807-1811.
Korale Gedara, P. M., Ratnasiri, S., & Bandara, J. S. (2015). Does asymmetry in price transmission exist in the rice market in Sri Lanka?. Applied Economics, 1-15.
Ratnasiri, S., Bandara, J. S., & Korale-Gedara, P. (2012). Changing Incomes and Food Prices: The Implications for Rural and Urban Food Security in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Agricultural Economics, 14, 1-16.
Korale-Gedara, P., Weerahewa, J., Pushpakumara, G., & Kodithuwakku, S. S. (2012). Commercial Orientation and its Effects on Plant Diversity in Homegardens: An Empirical Investigation of Rural Households in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Agricultural Economics, 14, 17-42.
Kodithuwakku, S, Hemachandra D &Malkanthi KGP. 2008. “Is Fresh Milk is a viable alternative to powdered milk”. Dairy Industry, Problems and Prospects, Economic Review, People’s Bank. 16-19.
Publications as conference proceedings or abstracts
Malkanthi KGP & Kodithuwakku, S. 2008. “A survey based method of measuring customer based brand equity: An exploratory study in relation to powdered milk”, International Conference on Social Sciences Sri Lanka. Pp 46 (Abstract)
W.A.D.Vimukthi, P. Korale Gedara, D.P.Senevirathne, L.H.P.Gunarathne, P.Weligamage, J.Weerahewa (2015). Production interrelationships in inland fishing in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka: A Simultaneous equation approach. 4th International conference of the Sri Lanka forum of university economists. 20th and 21st November, 2015.pp.135-144.