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Professor John Gibson

John Gibson

Professor of Economics

About John

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.

Papers Taught

Research Interests

Development, labour and the international economy,
Microeconomics,
Panel econometrics,
Poverty analysis.

Recent Publications

  • 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

  • Olivia, S., Boe-Gibson, G., Stitchbury, G., Brabyn, L., & Gibson, J. (2018). Urban land expansion in Indonesia 1992-2012: Evidence from satellite-detected luminosity. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 62(3), 438-456. doi:10.1111/1467-8489.12258

  • Deng, X., & Gibson, J. (2018). Sustainable land use management for improving land eco-efficiency: a case study of Hebei, China. Annals of Operations Research, online, 13 pages. doi:10.1007/s10479-018-2874-3

  • 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

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Keywords

Development Economics,
Economic Modeling and Econometrics,
Industrial Economics,
Information and communication technology,
Labour Economics,
Macroeconomics,
Microeconomics,
Qualitative Research,
Urban and Regional Economics.


Contact Details

Email: jkgibson@waikato.ac.nz
Room: MSB.2.15
Phone: +64 7 838 4289