Michael J. Gibbs studies the economics of human resources and organizational design. He recently coauthored the second edition of the textbook Personnel Economics in Practice.
Michael Gibbs is clinical professor of economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He also serves as faculty director of Chicago Booth’s Executive MBA Program.
Gibbs studies the economics of human resources and organizational design. He recently coauthored the second edition of Personnel Economics in Practice. Gibbs's research has been published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Industrial & Labor Relations Review, Accounting Review, and other journals. Professor Gibbs is a research fellow of the Center for the Study of Labor in Bonn, and on the boards of Cummins Western Canada and Huy Vietnam.
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 an AB, AM, and PhD in economics, all from the University of Chicago.