2018 has been nothing less than an eventful year for Sri Lanka. From growth friendly policies to growth shattering political turmoil, 2018 has indeed been a lesson. Advocata too had an eventful year. We launched our second flagship report “Price Controls in Sri Lanka” which explores the political mockery of price control policy. We hosted a discussion on whether protectionism or free trade is the country’s antidote, a lecture on accessing know-how for development, and spoke of what capitalism in Asia meant to Sri Lanka. Advocata also won $10,000 at the Think Tank Shark Tank Competition and was named in the list of Best New Think Tanks in the world by the University of Pennsylvania.
In case you’ve missed them, here’s a round-up of our most popular reads of 2018: