Carlyn Dobson

Reader in Economics

Faculty of Business, Law and Politics

Hull University Business School

01482 463340

Carlyn Dobson has been lecturing in economics since 1995. She joined the University of Hull in 2012. She has previously worked at several universities including Newcastle University, Queen's University Belfast and the University of Otago.


Research Interests

  • Economic growth

  • Applied econometrics

  • Economics of developing countries


McCracken S, Dobson C and Stack M, 'A gravity model of remittance determinants: evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean', Regional Studies, 51:5, pp 737-749 (2016)

Dobson C and King A, ‘Is there a Latin American convergence club? New time series evidence’, Empirical Economics, 51 (2016)

Dobson C and King A, ‘International income convergence: Is Latin America actually different?’, Economic Modelling, 49 (2015)

Dobson C and King A, ‘Is Africa developing?’, World Development, 66 (2015)

Dobson C and King A, ‘Are income differences within the OECD diminishing? Evidence from Fourier unit root tests’, Studies in Non Linear Dynamics and Econometrics, 18 (2014)

Full list


Modules list

  • Advanced Macroeconomics

  • Mathematics for Economics

  • Statistics for Economics

  • Applications for Contemporary Business Economics

Research PhDs

Carlyn welcomes applications in economic growth with emphasis on developing countries.

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • BSc (Econ) (1988)

  • MSc (Econ) (1990)

  • PhD (Econ) (1996)