Professor John Gibson
Professor of Economics
Professor John Gibson previously taught at the University of Canterbury, and the Economics Department and Center for Development Economics at Williams College. Since receiving his Ph.D. from Stanford University he has worked in the following countries: Cambodia, China, Fiji, India, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Tonga, Vanuatu, and Vietnam. His teaching and research interests are in microeconomics and in the micro econometric aspects of development, labour and the international economy. His other research interests include poverty measurement, where he was a member of an expert group advising the United Nations Statistical Division,and the design and analysis of household survey data, and economic development, especially in China and other Asian and Pacific economies.
Development, labour and the international economy,
Gibson, J., & Kim, B. (2019). Quality, quantity, and spatial variation of price: Back to the bog. Journal of Development Economics, 137, 66-77. doi:10.1016/j.jdeveco.2018.11.008
Gibson, J., & Li, C. (2018). The Belt and Road Initiative and comparative regional productivity in China. Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies, 5(2), 168-181. doi:10.1002/app5.237
Gibson, J., McKenzie, D., Rohorua, H., & Stillman, S. (2018). The long-term impacts of international migration: Evidence from a lottery. The World Bank Economic Review, 32(1), 127-147. doi:10.1093/wber/lhx003
Gibson, J. (2018). The micro-geography of academic research: How distinctive is economics?: Working Paper in Economics (03/18). Waikato Management School.
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Economic Modeling and Econometrics,
Information and communication technology,
Urban and Regional Economics.
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