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Emerging Market Growth and Commodity Prices

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  • Full or part time
    Dr S Pfaffenzeller
  • Application Deadline
    Applications accepted all year round
  • Self-Funded PhD Students Only
    Self-Funded PhD Students Only

Project Description

This opportunity will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.

This project aims to trace the impact of primary commodity price developments on developing country specialisation and economic transformation. It will investigate if commodity cycles have lasting effects on export specialisation.

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Funding Notes

There is no specific funding for this project, however, the successful candidate will be able to apply for funding offered by the Management School.


Cashin, & Patillo, 2006. African terms of trade and the commodity terms of trade: close cousins or distant relatives? Applied Economics
Ghoshray, Kejriwal, & Wohar, 2014. Breaks, trends and unit roots in commodity prices: a robust investigation. Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics & Econometrics
Rafiq, & Bloch, 2016. Explaining commodity prices through asymmetric oil shocks: Evidence from nonlinear models. Resources Policy

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