Michael J. Gibbs, AB '84, AM '84, PhD '89
Chicago Booth Clinical Professor of Economics
Faculty Director, Executive MBA Programs
Michael J. Gibbs, MA '84, BA '84, PhD '89, studies the economics of human resources and organizational design. He recently co-authored the second edition of Personnel Economics in Practice. Gibbs's research has been published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, ILRReview, The Accounting Review, and other journals. Gibbs is a research fellow of the Center for the Study of Labor in Bonn, Germany, and on the boards of Cummins Western Canada and Friends of the Orphans.
In 2007, Gibbs received the Notable Contribution to Management Accounting Literature from the American Accounting Association. He has received two Hillel Einhorn Excellence in Teaching Awards from Chicago Booth.
Gibbs earned bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in economics from the University of Chicago.