• The Lion on the Move Towards the World Frontier: Catching Up or Remaining Stuck? 

    Ungor, Murat; Harchaoui, Tarek M.
    The remarkable growth spurt reported by the Sub-Saharan African (SSA) economy since the mid-1990s offers the opportunity to revisit the narrative of its economic development experience. We investigate whether the SSA economy ...
  • Migration Fears, Policy Uncertainty and Economic Activity 

    Fraser, Tom; Ungor, Murat
    Motivated by the recent European migrant crisis, Brexit, and President Trump's immigration priorities, we provide new evidence into how migration fears and migration policy uncertainty affect macroeconomic outcomes across ...
  • Vietnam: The Next Asian Tiger? 

    Barker, Tom; Ungor, Murat
    We investigate the growth experience of Vietnam, the country which has been getting recent attention as being the next emerging giant. First, we present an aggregate level investigation of Vietnam's economic growth ...
  • What Has New Zealand Gained From The FTA With China?: Two Counterfactual Analyses 

    Verevis, Samuel; Ungor, Murat
    New Zealand (NZ) was the rst developed country to have signed a free trade agreement (FTA) with China. We investigate the e ects of the 2008 NZ-China FTA on (i) exports from NZ to China, and (ii) real GDP per capita in ...