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Professor John Gibson

John Gibson

Professor of Economics

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

Papers Taught

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.

Research Interests

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

Recent Publications

  • Gibson, J., Olivia, S., & Boe-Gibson, G. (2020). Night lights in Economics: Sources and uses: CSAE Working Paper (WPS/2020-01). Centre for the Study of African Economics, University of Oxford.

  • Webb, M., Gibson, J., & Strutt, A. (2019). Market access implications of non-tariff measures: Estimates for four developed country markets. World Economy, 42(2), 376-395. doi:10.1111/twec.12706

  • Gibson, J. (2019). Are you estimating the right thing? An editor reflects. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 41(3), 329-350. doi:10.1093/aepp/ppz009

  • Gibson, J., Olivia, S., & Boe-Gibson, G. (2019). A test of DMPS and VIIRS night lights data for estimating GDP and spatial inequality for rural and urban areas (11/19). Waikato Management School.

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