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Hla MYINT

Hla MYINT, economist in the field of Economic Development.

Background

  • MYINT, Hla was born in 1920 in Bassein, Burma.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Rangoon University, 1939; Doctor of Philosophy University London, 1943. Master of Arts University Oxford, 1950.

    Career

    • Lector Economics Underdevlp. Countries, University Oxford, 1950-1965. Rector, Rangoon University, 1958-1961.

      Professor of Economics, London School of Economies and Political Science, London, United Kingdom, 1965-1985. Professor Emeritus Economics, London School of Economies and Political Science, London, United Kingdom, England, since 1985.

    Works

    • Theories of Welfare Economics
    • Myint's careful study of the theoretical development of welfare economics includes a sympathetic discussion of Adam Smith's doctrine of productive labor and its subsequent interpretation by his followers.

    Views

    The theory of underdeveloped economies especially the effect of external economic forces on the internal economic organisation of these countries. The relationship between economic theory including the history of economic thought and development economics. The development and application of a theory of economic organisation and institutions to the underdeveloped countries.

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    Born 1920