About me

Michael Gibbs studies the economics of human resources and organizational design. He is coauthor of Personnel Economics in Practice. Gibbs's research has been published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economics & Statistics, 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 the Institute for Compensation Studies. He is Associate Editor of IZA World of Labor, and on the editorial advisory boards of Compensation & Benefits Review, & the Journal of Wine Economics.

In 2007 Gibbs received the Notable Contribution to Management Accounting Literature from the American Accounting Association. He has received several 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.

From 2012-2015, he was Academic Director of Chicago Booth's Executive MBA Program.