Welcome to the Department of Economics
Our Vision is to be a leading center of excellence in Teaching, Learning, Research and Scholarship.
Our graduates will be amongst those who exercise effective leadership in tomorrow’s economy – due to their ability to sense possibilities
To think along different perspectives and the smart way of doing things and with a responsibility and innovation.
Create strategic thinking in the national development.
Economics had been a subject in the Faculty of Humanities when the University of Jaffna was established in 1974. Mr.S.Muththuthampy had been transferred from Jaffna College to the University of Jaffna to teach economics. The Department of Economics was established in 1976, under the Faculty of Humanities then, and now it is under the Faculty of Arts.