The economics behind Min Aung Hlaing’s grand delusions

10.04.2021 | CIPE in News | Khine Win

In Myanmar’s Frontier magazine, Khine Win explains that Senior General Min Aung Hlaing has attracted ridicule for airing grand development plans at a time when the economy is in crisis, but even the regime’s more rational economic goals are unlikely to be achievable.

Pagoda Field of Bagan, Myanmar. Courtesy