John Gibson


John Gibson is a professor in the Department of Economics, University of Waikato where he teaches on the micro-economics of development and on econometrics. He previously taught at the University of Canterbury and Williams College, was a senior research associate of Motu Economic and Public Policy Research and a research visitor at the Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford and is an Associate Researcher at the LICOS Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance at KU Leuven. He received his PhD from Stanford University and has since worked around the world in countries like Cambodia, China, India, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Tonga, Vanuatu, and Vietnam. He has published articles in top development economic journals. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand and a Distinguished Fellow of the New Zealand Association of Economists and of the Australasian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society. []