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Profile: Aung Hein

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Aung Hein is a Research Supervisor for CESD’s ‘Food security policy and rural development program‘. His current work includes leading policy advocacy, and research and capacity building initiatives that focus on improving agricultural productivity, agricultural product value chains, rural non-farm employment and livelihoods.

DSCN3399Previously, Aung Hein was a research coordinator for CESD’s Inclusive development program, where he was involved in living wage, social protection and migration research.

Prior to joining CESD, Aung Hein was an analyst at the Yangon office of Vriens & Partners, a Singapore-headquartered corporate advisory firm, where he conducted public policy and political risk analysis for multi-national investment firms. Before his stint in private sector, he was a faculty at the Pre-Collegiate Program, Yangon, where he was a student in 2005.

Aung Hein holds a masters degree in International Political Economy specializing in the economic development and bureaucratic reforms of ‘miracle’ East Asian economies from the University of Kent- Brussels School of International Studies.

A selection of Aung Hein’s research work and publications are available here >