Emerging Market Growth and Commodity Prices


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.

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

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Open to students worldwide

Funding information

Self-funded project

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



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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