• 4 Citations
  • 1 h-Index

Research output per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile


Prashan Karunaratne is an inspirational and innovative teacher of entry-level economics at Macquarie University. His enthusiasm for teaching economics, and passion for improving student outcomes, have inspired and engaged students for more than a decade. He nurtures students to develop a desire to engage in the field of economics, and is a firm believer that the learning journey benefits both teachers and students. Inspiring students to want to learn – by emphasising the ‘why’ of learning, and empowering students to navigate their own learning journey – by focusing on the ‘how’, creates valuable experiences in his classroom and beyond. This highlights the 'wow' moments that students will remember in years to come.

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Prashan Karunaratne is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • 2 Similar Profiles

Research Outputs

  • 4 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 2 Article
  • 1 Meeting abstract

Transforming the economics curriculum by integrating threshold concepts

Karunaratne, P. S. M., Breyer, Y. A. & Wood, L. N., 13 Jun 2016, In : Education and Training. 58, 5, p. 492-509 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 4 Citations (Scopus)
  • Microeconomic policy

    Karunaratne, P., 2011, In : Ecodate. 25, 2, p. 6-8 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


  • Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Programs that Enhance Learning

    Yvonne Breyer (Team leader), Timothy Keighley (Recipient), Philip Goody (Recipient), Prashan Karunaratne (Recipient) & Nathan Sollars (Recipient), 31 Oct 2018

    Prize: Teaching award

  • Impacts

    Transformation Learners’ Lives on a Global Scale: Excel Skills for Business

    Yvonne Breyer (Participant), Prashan Karunaratne (Participant), Timothy Keighley (Participant), Leonie Tickle (Participant), Philip Goody (Participant)

    Impact: Social impacts