Hull University Business School

Dr Carlyn Dobson

Carlyn Dobson

Economics

  • Biography
  • Qualifications
  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Key Publications

Biography

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.

Qualifications

Ph D (Loughborough), MSc and BSc, (West Indies), Economics

Teaching

Carlyn has extensive teaching experience in universities in the UK and overseas. She has teaching interests in development economics, econometrics and mathematical economics.

Research

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.

Publications

Journal Articles

Dobson, C., King, A., Are income differences within the OECD diminishing? Evidence from Fourier unit root tests. Paper accepted for publication in Studies in Non Linear Dynamics and Econometrics.

Dobscon, C., Cuestas JC., Inflation persistence: Implications for a monetary union in the Caribbean”. Paper accepted for publication in World Economy.

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. 0269-2171

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 Areas.

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