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John Gibson

Professor of Economics – Economics

Room:         MSB.2.15
Telephone: (64 7) 838 4289
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Waikato Management School
The University of Waikato
Private Bag 3105
New Zealand
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John Gibson is Professor in the Department of Economics, University of Waikato. He taught previously at the University of Canterbury, and the Economics Department and Center for Development Economics at Williams College. Since receiving his Ph.D. from Stanford University he has worked in the following countries: Cambodia, China, Fiji, India, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Tonga, Vanuatu, and Vietnam. His teaching and research interests are in microeconomics and in the micro econometric aspects of development, labour and the international economy. His other research interests include poverty measurement, where he was a member of an expert group advising the United Nations Statistical Division,and the design and analysis of household survey data, and economic development, especially in China and other Asian and Pacific economies.