Michael Gibbs studies the economics of human resources and organizational design. He recently co-authored the leading textbook in this field, Personnel Economics in Practice.
Gibbs's research has been published in leading academic journals in Economics, Accounting and other fields. Professor Gibbs is a research fellow of the Center for the Study of Labor in Bonn, and on the board of Cummins Western Canada. He is the Faculty Director of the Executive MBA Program at Chicago Booth, which operates on campuses in Chicago, London and Singapore.
In 2007 Gibbs received the Notable Contribution to Management Accounting Literature from the American Accounting Association. He has also received two Hillel Einhorn Excellence in Teaching Awards from Chicago Booth.
Gibbs earned a bachelor's degree, master's degree, and doctoral degree in economics, all from the University of Chicago.