History of Department

The Meiktila University of Economics is a State University which is under the Department of Higher Education (Mandalay Region, Myanmar), Ministry of Education. The Department of Applied Economics has been established in 2001 and is responsible for teaching to undergraduate students and awarding BPA degrees to students specializing in public administration.

Master of Public Administration (MPA) Programme has been developed with the establishment of Meiktila University of Economics since 2004.  Although the Program has only nearly two decades of lifespan, the Program has its unique features in creating capable public officials, efficient private businessmen and experts in the field of NGOs. Now MPA programme has been on 16th academic year. There is an opportunity for the students to attend MPA course in MEUE Campus and Nay Pyi Taw Campus.

The academic staffs in the Department of Applied Economics currently consists of Professor(Head of Department), one Professor, five Associate Professors, two Lecturers, two Tutors and one part time Office Staff.

Vision

To create an education system that can generate a learning society capital of facing the challenges of the Knowledge Age

Mission

To develop innovative human resources who can create the strategies to enhance their organization and their professionalism

Objectives

  1. To produce well-trained public administrators who are qualified to work effectively and responsibly in planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and controlling of government operations as well as INGOs, LNGOs, UN organizations and private sectors

  2. To ensure the quality and evaluate the performance and progress of the MPA programme

Faculty Members

Daw Phyu Phyu Thein

Professor/Head

Programme Director of MPA

Department of Applied Economics

 

Daw Phyu Phyu Thein obtained B.Econ (Economics) in 1984, B.Econ (Hons) (Economics), and M.Econ (Economics) in 1994 from Yangon University of Economics. She specialized economic and public policy, international economics, and environmental and natural economics.

Dr. Pwint Phyu Aung

Professor

Department of Applied Economics

Meiktila University of Economics

Dr. Pwint Phyu Aung obtained B.Econ (Economics) from Yangon University of Economics in 2003, M.Econ (Economics) from Meiktila University of Economics in 2006, M.A (International Development) from International University of Japan, IUJ in 2011, and Ph.D (Economics) from Meiktila University of Economics in 2019. She has been teaching the subjects of international financial institutions, regional and urban development, strategic management in public administration, and health economics and policy.

Daw San San Aye

Associate Professor

Department of Applied Economics

Daw San San Aye obtained B.A (Eco) in 1992 and M.Econ (Eco) in 2001. She is a Ph.D candidate of Meiktila University of Economics. She has been teaching the subject public-private partnership.

Daw Mar Mar Than

Associate Professor

Department of Applied Economics

Daw Mar Mar Than obtained B.Econ (Economics) from Yangon University of Economics in 2002 and M.Econ (Economics) from Yangon University of Economics in 2008. She has been teaching the subjects of macroeconomics, microeconomics, institutional economics, agricultural economics, urban economics, mathematical economics, public sector, economic development, ASEAN economics, and strategic management.

U Thein Ko

Associate Professor

Department of Applied Economics

Daw Moe Hnin Phyu

Associate Professor

Department of Applied Economics

Daw Moe Hnin Phyu is an Associate Professor at the Department of Applied Economics, Meiktila University of Economics. She holds B.Econ (Economics)(Qualified), and M.A(Public Policy/ Public Administration, Ritsumeikan University, Japan). Her teaching career started in 2005. She usually teaches Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Money Banking and Financial Markets, Development Economics, Mathematical Economics, Public Finance and Budgeting, International Economics, Environmental Economics, Urban and Regional Economics, Public Private Partnership, and Gender and Development courses. Her research interests include Environmental Economics and Sustainable Development Policies.

U Htin Paw

Associate Professor

Department of Applied Economics

U Htin Paw obtained B.Econ (Economics) from Yangon University of Economics in 2002 and MPA from Meiktila University of Economics in 2010. He has been teaching the subjects of public administration in theory and practice, political economy of public administration, economics development, project evaluation, and social policy issues and options.

Daw Pyae Phyo Lwin

Lecturer

Department of Applied Economics

Daw Pyae Phyo Lwin obtained B.Econ (Economics) from Yangon University of Economics in 2008 and M.Econ (Economics) from Yangon University of Economics in 2012. She has been teaching the subjects of macroeconomics and public policy.

Daw Khin Mar Cho

Lecturer

Department of Applied Economics

Daw Khin Mar Cho obtained B.Econ (Economics) from Monywa University of Economics in 2006 and M.Econ (Economics) from Monywa University of Economics in 2010. She has been teaching the subjects of macroeconomics, microeconomics, economic development, and human resource development.

Daw Nway Ei Kyaw

Tutor

Department of Applied Economics

Daw Thet Htet San

Tutor

Department of Applied Economics