Aung Hein

Aung Hein is a DPhil in Public Policy candidate at the University of Oxford. Aung’s research focuses on public administrative reforms and innovations, particularly as relevant to policymaking, program implementation and service delivery in challenging settings.

Content by Aung Hein
  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Coping with COVID 19: Protecting lives, employment, and incomes in Myanmar

    The Government of Myanmar (GoM) is quite constrained in the extent to which it can provide effective and well-targeted economic support to workers, households, and businesses. Therefore, GoM should be very cautious of introducing health measures that have a large negative impact on economic activity, employment, and incomes. Short-term employment and labour...

    23 Oct 2020 | Emanuele Brancati, Paul Minoletti, Nilar Win, Aung Hein, Guillem Riambau

  • Project

    Policy options for Government of Myanmar to provide economic support to households in response to COVID-19

    Myanmar has already experienced significant economic impacts as a result of COVID-19, due to both domestic and international effects. Some areas of the economy have been particularly badly affected, such as tourism, manufacturing, and remittances. Going forward, there remains a high level of uncertainty about the development of the pandemic in Myanmar and around the world,...

    23 Oct 2020 | Emanuele Brancati, Paul Minoletti, Nilar Win, Aung Hein, Guillem Riambau

  • Publication - Project Report

    Coping with COVID-19: Protecting lives, employment, and incomes in Myanmar

    21 Oct 2020 | Emanuele Brancati, Paul Minoletti, Nilar Win, Aung Hein, Guillem Riambau

  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Policy brief: Coronavirus response policy needs and opportunities

    This policy brief discusses essential medical, implementation, economic and social, and political considerations for the Government of Myanmar (GoM), civil society organisations (CSOs), and religious leaders in collaboratively responding to the challenges posed by coronavirus to Myanmar. The issues explored here are explained in more detail in an accompanying full-length...

    3 Apr 2020 | Aung Hein, Paul Minoletti

  • Publication - Miscellaneous

    Policy report: Coronavirus policy response needs and options for Myanmar

    Coronavirus is now confirmed to be present in Myanmar, and the actual number of infections is likely to be considerably higher than just the small number of cases (five as of March 27th, 2020) confirmed so far. Within hours of the presence of coronavirus being confirmed in Myanmar, some residents in Yangon were engaging in panic-buying, a small indication of some of the...

    3 Apr 2020 | Aung Hein, Paul Minoletti

  • Project

    Community engagement and decentralisation: Institutional, capacity building and fiscal dimensions

    Community Driven Development (CDD) projects have seen a major expansion around the world in the last decade, with many governments adopting the CDD principles and designs as a preferred method for service delivery in challenging settings. The World Bank alone is currently involved in 190 CDD projects in 78 countries. Under the previous Thein Sein government, Myanmar...

    10 Oct 2019 | Luke Fesko, Aung Hein, Matthew Hamilton