Hla Myint (Burmese: လှမြင့် [l̥a̰ mjɪ̰ɴ]; 1920 – 9 March 2017) was a Burmese economist. He was known as one of the pioneers of development of welfare economics. He worked on the importance of export-orientation as the most useful "engine of growth". He was born in Bassein, Irrawaddy Division, British Burma. Myint served as Emeritus Professor of Economics, teaching development economics, at the London School of Economics from 1966 to 1985.
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