Mrs. BB Tharanga

Mrs. B. Buddhini Tharanga

Senior Lecturer


Ms. B. Buddhini Tharanga obtained her B.Sc. (Special) degree in Banking and Finance with a First Class Honours from Wayamba University of Sri Lanka and has successfully completed her M.Sc. in Applied Finance from University of Sri Jayewardenepura. She was recruited to the Department in 2015 as an Assistant Lecturer and currently proceeding as a Lecturer attached to the same Department.

Academic Achievement

  • Applied Finance, University of Sri Jayewardenepura -2018
  • B.Sc. in Banking & Finance (First Class - Honours), Wayamba University of Sri Lanka-2013

Research Interest

  • Investment, Behavioural Finance, Credit Management

Teaching Interest

  • Corporate Finance, Investment & Portfolio Management, Credit Management

Awards, Prizes and Scholarships

  • Bank of Ceylon Gold Medal for the Best Performance in the Department of Banking & Finance


  • Factors Influencing the Group Loan Payment Behaviour: With Special Reference to a Micro Finance Institute in Sri Lanka-Senavirathna N.V.H.S. Jayawardena A.M.A. Tharanga B. B. - Proceedings- 8th International Conference of Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists
  • Factors Affecting the Credit Card Spending Behavior in Young Adult Generation of Sri Lanka – Proceedings- Wayamba International Conference-2016
  • Factors Affecting Virtual Banking Usage: With Special Reference to a Leading State Commercial Bank in Sri Lanka, H D S Wijewardene & B B Tharanga - Annual Research Symposium in Management – 2018
  • Factors Influencing People’s Reliance on Informal Financial Sector in Sri Lanka, S H Wijeekoon & B. B. Tharanga – Annual Research Symposium in Management – 2018
  • Impact of Microfinance on Poverty Elevation with Special Reference to Sarvodaya Development Finance Ltd, W.M.D.M Wasala & B.B. Tharanga, Annual Research Symposium in Management - 2017


  • Are Investors Rational? Behavioural effects on Investment in Colombo Stock Market

Editorial Work

  • Assistant Editor – Sri Lankan Journal of Banking & Finance - 2017/2018