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Hla MYINT

economist

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.

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.