Carlyn Dobson joined Hull University as Reader
in Economics in September 2012. This is her second stint at the
Hull University. On completing her PhD at Loughborough University
she obtained a lectureship in the Department of Economics. She
has worked at numerous universities in the UK and abroad
including the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and
University of Otago in New Zealand.
Ph D (Loughborough), MSc and
BSc, (West Indies), Economics
Carlyn has extensive teaching experience in
universities in the UK and overseas. She has teaching interests in
development economics, econometrics and mathematical economics.
Carlyn’s main areas of research are economics
of developing countries and applied econometrics. She has published
several papers on the informal sector, corruption and inequality in
the Latin American regions. She has also done a considerable amount
of work on testing the convergence hypothesis.
Is Africa Actually Developing?, World Development, Volume 66,
February 2015, Page 598-613
Dobson, C., King, A.“Are income differences within the OECD
diminishing? Evidence from Fourier unit root tests” (with A King).
Studies in Non Linear Dynamics and Econometrics,18, 2, (2014) (with A King).
Dobscon, C., Cuestas JC., ‘Inflation
persistence: Implications for a monetary union in the Caribbean’
World Economy, 36 (6) (2013) (with JC Cuestas).
Dobson, C., Dobson, S. M., Strobl, E.
(2012). Convergence or divergence in cross country growth. (vol.
26, pp. 417-24). International Review of Applied Economics.
Dobson, C., Dobson, S. M. (2012).
Inequality, corruption and the informal sector. (vol. 115, pp.
104-107). Economics Letter. 0165-1765
Dobson, C., Dobson, S. M. (2012). Why is
corruption less harmful to inequality in Latin America. (vol. 40,
pp. 1534-45). World Development. 0305-750X
Dobson, C., Andres, A. R. (2011). Is
corruption really bad for inequality? Evidence for Latin America.
(vol. 47, pp. 959-976). Journal of Development Studies.
Dobson, C., King, A. (2011). Nonlinear
convergence: the role of structural breaks. (vol. 110, pp.
238-240). Economics Letters.
Dobson, C., Dobson, S. M. (2010). Is there
a trade-off between corruption and inequality? Evidence from Latin
America. (vol. 107, pp. 102-104). Economics Letters.
Dobson, C., Dobson, S. M. (2009). Is there
an openness Kuznets curve?. (vol. 62, pp. 226-238). Kyklos.
Dobson, C., King, A. (2008). Is Latin
America catching up? A time series approach. (vol. 12, pp.
397-415). Review of Development Economics.
Dobson, C. (2007). The mechanism of
monetary policy in small developing countries: an application to
Trinidad and Tobago. (vol. 41, pp. 79-91). Journal of Developing