Gowindage Chamara Jayanath Kuruppu

Førsteamanuensis

Handelshøyskolen
Institutt for økonomi, historie og samfunnsvitenskap
Campus Vestfold (C3-134)
Associate Professor in Accounting

Ansvarsområder

Delivers lectures in Accounting at Bechlor and Master Programmes

Kompetanse

Educational Qualification:

  • 2006 – 2010 PhD in Accounting, Bodø Graduate School of Business, Norway.
  • 2003 – 2005 Master of Science in Business, Bodø Graduate School of Business, Norway.
  • 1995 – 1999 Bachelor of Commerce Degree, the University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.
  • 1999 Completed Final Examination, Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka.

CV

Chamara Kuruppu

 

Personal Information

Address:          Department of Business, History and Social Sciences, School of Business, University

                        of South-Eastern Norway, Raveien 215, 3184 Borre, Norway.

Phone:             +47 31 00 90 94

Mobile:            +47 95 76 47 96

E-mail:           cku@hbv.no

Gender:            Male

 

Educational Qualifications

2006 - 2010:     Ph.D. in Accounting, Bodø Graduate School of Business, Norway.

2003 - 2005:     Master of Science in Business, Bodø Graduate School of Business, Norway.

1995 - 1999:     Bachelor of Commerce Degree, the University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

       

Working Experience

From 2018:     Associate Professor at University of South-Eastern Norway.

From 2016:    Adjunct Associate Professor at Nord University, Norway.

2015 – 2016:   Project Coordinator, European Economic Association Research Grant for Accounting Practices in the Norwegian and Czech Municipalities.

2014 – 2015:   Associate Professor at Buskerud &Vestfold University College, Norway.

2012  October: External Examiner of the Doctoral Thesis at Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary.

2011 – 2013:   Board Member, the National Research School in Business Economics & Administration, Norway.

2011 - 2015:   Visiting Associate Professor at University of Norland, Norway.

2011 – 2013:   Associate Professor at Vestfold University College, Norway

2010 - 2011:   Associate Professor at Bodø Graduate School of Business, Norway.

2007 – 2010:   Guest lecturer at Bodø Graduate School of Business, Norway

2000 - 2003:    Lecturer at the Department of Accounting & Finance, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.                           

 1999 - 2000:  Tutorial Instructor at the Department of Business Administration, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

 

Research Projects

From 2016:     Accounting, Accountants & Corruptions in Nepalese Government.

From 2015:     Accounting Practices in the Norwegian and Czech Municipalities.

From 2013:     Parliamentary Oversight and Public Accountability in Norway.

2010 – 2014:    Participatory Budgeting in a Sri Lankan Urban Council.

2010 - 2012:    New Public Financial Management Reforms in Sri Lanka and Nepal.

2006 – 2010:    Development of Central Government Accounting in Sri Lanka: Three perspectives on the accounting changes.  

              In 2005:    Franchising in Sri Lanka: Advantages and    disadvantages from the view of Franchisee

              In 2001:    Research Assistant in a research project on Children in Commercial Sexual Exploitations in Sri Lanka, conducted by Department of Sociology, the University of Ruhuna (on

                               the request of ILO).

 

Publications

(2018) Diametrical effects in governmental accountability - the auditor general's struggle to sustain balance in performance auditing reports and media disclosure. Pacific Accounting Review, 30(3): 274-296.

(2018) International Public Sector Accounting Standards in Sri Lanka: What lessons can Nepal learn? Journal of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal, 20 (03): 9-12.

(2017) Sustainable Development Aspirations in Norway: A perspective on circular economy and food waste. Parliamentary Reserach Journal of Sri Lanka, 01(06), pp.27-34.

(2016) Participatory Budgeting in a Sri Lankan Urban Council: A practice of power and domination. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 41(1): pp.1-17.

(2015) Diffusion of the Cash Basis International Public Sector Accounting Standard (IPSAS) in less developed countries (LDCs) - The case of the Nepali central government. In K. Jayasinghe, N. D. Nath, & R. Othman (eds.), The Public Sector Accounting, Accountability and Auditing in Emerging Economies. UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015 ISBN 978-1-78441-662-1. pp. 85-108.

(2014) The Other Side of Parliamentary Oversight. In K. Strømme (Ed.), Management Accounting and Control: Perspectives on Public Sector Governance. Trondheim: Trondheim Business School. ISNN 2387-4007. pp. 152-173.

(2014) Budgeting reforms in less developed countries: The introduction of program budgeting in the Nepal and Sri Lankan central governments. In A. Bourmistrov & O. Olson (eds.), Accounting, management control and institutional development. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISBN 978-82-02-44483-9. pp. 43-62.

(2013) Dissemination and institutionalization of public sector accounting reforms in less developed countries: A comparative study of the Nepalese and Sri Lankan central governments. Accounting Forum, 37(3), pp. 213-230.

(2011) Public sector accounting reforms in two South Asian countries: A comparative study of Nepal and Sri Lanka. In B. W. Åmo (ed.), Conditions for entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka: A handbook. Shaker Verlag. Germany. ISBN 978-3-8440-0254-6. pp. 257-282.

(2011) Accountability, Parliamentary Oversight and President: The case of Sri Lanka. Bodø: Bodø Graduate School of Business. Working paper No. 1/2011. ISBN 1503-383X.

(2010) Two Worlds of Budgeting: A comparative study of two Sri Lankan local governments, VDM Verlag. Germany. ISBN: 978-3639281958.

(2010) Budgeting in Sri Lankan local governments: A comparative study of two local governments. Bodø: Bodø Graduate School of Business. Working paper No. 5/2010. ISSN 1503-383X.

(2010) The Introduction of Programme Budgeting in Nepal and Sri Lanka. Bodø: Bodø Graduate School of Business. Working paper No. 4/2010. ISSN 1503-383X.

(2010) Development of Central Government Accounting in Sri Lanka: Three perspectives on the accounting changes. Bodø: Bodø Graduate School of Business. ISBN 978-82-92893-15-9.

(2009) Public Sector Accounting Reforms in two South Asian Countries: A comparative study of Nepal and Sri Lanka, Working Paper No. 6/2009, Bodø: Bodø Graduate School of Business. ISSN: 1503-383X. 

 

Conference and Workshop Presentations

In 2018: World Trends and Prospects of Development of the Financial System of Ukraine in Kiev, September 2018.

In 2018: Comparative International Governmental Accounting Research Workshop in Croatia, July 2018.

in 2018: Modernization, Westernization and Democratization of Public Financial Management Workshop in Ukraine, June 2018.

In 2017: 3rd International Public Sector Conference in Malaisya, November 2017.

In 2017: 16th Biennial Comparative International Government accounting Research Conference in Porto, June 2017.

In 2016: CIGAR Workshop and PhD Symposium 2016 in Wellington, July 2016

In 2016: 8th Asia-Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting Conference in Melbourne, July 2016. 

In 2016: Comparative Asia Africa Government Accounting Research Conference in Jakarta, November 2016. 

In 2015: 15th Biennial Comparative International Government accounting Research Conference in Malta, June 2015.

In 2014: Critical Perspectives on Accounting Conference in Toronto, July 2014.

In 2014: Workshop on Research Perspectives on Reforms in the Public Sector Budgeting and Accounting in Bodo, February 2014.

In 2013: 14th Biennial Comparative International Government accounting Research Conference in Birmingham, September 2013.

In 2013: 36th European Accounting Association Annual Congress in Paris, May 2013. 

In 2012: 7th International Conference on Accounting, Auditing & Management in Public Sector Reforms in Milano, September 2012.

In 2012: Seventh Workshop of BAFA Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies Special Interest Group in Essex, January 2012.

In 2011: 13th Biennial Comparative International Government accounting Research Conference in Gent, June 2011. 

In 2010: Network for Organizational Research Conference in Bodo, November 2010.

In 2009: 12th Biennial Comparative International Government accounting Research Conference in Modena, May 2009.

In 2008: 5th International Conference on Accounting, Auditing & Management in Public Sector Reforms in Amsterdam, September 2008.

In 2008: 31st Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association in Rotterdam, April 2008.

In 2007: 11th Biennial Comparative International Government accounting Research Conference in Coimbra, June 2007.         

 

Awards

       In 2005:       PhD scholarship to study in Bodø, Norway.

       In 2003:       Master scholarship to study in Bodø, Norway.

       In 1999:       Third in Order of Merit and First in Cost and Management Accounting in the final examination of Association of Accounting  

                           Technician of Sri Lanka.

 

Social Activities

2004 - 2006:     President of Bodø International Student Council, Bodø University College.

2004 – 2006:     Member of the International Board of Bodø University College.

        In 2005:     Participated in the First Arctic Student Conference, Finland.

        In 1998:     President of Ruhuna University Sports Council, Sri Lanka.

        In 1998:      Represented Sri Lankan University Volleyball Team in the First Asian University Volleyball Championship in Taiwan

        In 1997:     Vice President of Ruhuna University Sports Council, Sri Lanka.

        In 1997:     Captain of Ruhuna University Volleyball Team, Sri Lanka.    

Publikasjoner

Publikasjoner

  • Gårseth-Nesbak, L and Kuruppu, C. Diametrical effects in governmental accountability - the auditor general's struggle to sustain balance in performance auditing reports and media disclosure. Pacific Accounting Review, 2018, 30(3): 274-296.
  • Adhikari, P. and Kuruppu, C. International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSASs) in Sri Lanka: What Lessons Can Nepal Learn? Journal of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal, 2018, 20 (03): 9-12.

  • Ødegår, A. and Kuruppu, C. Sustainable development aspirations in Norway: A perpectives on circular economy and food waste, Parliamentary Research Journal of Sri Lanka 2017; 01 (06): 27- 34.
  • Kuruppu, C., Adhikari, P., Gunarathna, V., Ambalangodage, D., Perera, P. and Karunarathna, C. Participatory budgeting in a Sri Lankan urban council: A practice of power and domination. Critical Perspectives on Accounting 2016,  41 (1): 1-17.
  • Adhikari, P., Kuruppu, C., Wynne, A. and Ambalangodage, D. Diffusion of the Cash Basis International Public Sector Accounting Standard (IPSAS) in less developed countries (LDCs) - The case of the Nepali central government. I: The Public Sector Accounting, Accountability and Auditing in Emerging Economies. Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015 ISBN 978-1-78441-662-1. s. 85-108. 
  •  Kuruppu, C. and Adhikari, P. Budgeting reforms in less developed countries : the introduction of program budgeting in the Nepal and Sri Lankan central governments. I: Accounting, management control and institutional development. Cappelen Damm Akademisk 2014 ISBN 978-82-02-44483-9. s. 43-62
  • Adhikari, P., Kuruppu, C. and Matilal, S. Dissemination and institutionalization of public sector accounting reforms in less developed countries: A comparative study of the Nepalese and Sri Lankan central governments. Accounting Forum 2013 ;37(3): 213-230.
  • Kuruppu, C. and Mellomvik, F. 2011: Accountability limitations with respect to parliamentary oversight: a case of Norway and Sri Lanka. Working paper. Bodø: Handelshøgskolen i Bodø, 2011:1.
  • Kuruppu, C. 2010: Development of central government accounting in Sri Lanka : three perspectives on the accounting changes. Working paper. Bodø: Handelshøgskolen i Bodø, 2010:25.
  • Perea, Priyanga, Kuruppu, C. and Timoshenko, K 2010: Budgeting in Sri Lankan local governments: a comparative study of Ambalangoda and Elpitiya. Working paper. Bodø: Handelshøgskolen i Bodø, 2010:5.
  • Kuruppu, C., Adhikari, P. and Mellomvik, F. 2010: The introduction of programme budgeting in Nepal and Sri Lanka: an application of Lüder's contingency model. Working paper. Bodø: Handelshøgskolen i Bodø, 2010:4.
  • Adhikari, P., Kuruppu, C. and Mellemvik, F. 2009: What instigate Public Sector Accounting Reforms? A comparative study of Nepal and Sri Lanka. Working paper. Bodø: Handelshøgskolen i Bodø, 2009:6.

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