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Michael Gibbs

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First Name:Michael
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Last Name:Gibbs
RePEc Short-ID:pgi46
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Chicago Booth School of Business 5807 S. Woodlawn Avenue University of Chicago Chicago, IL 60637 USA
Terminal Degree:1989 Department of Economics; University of Chicago (from RePEc Genealogy)


(95%) Booth School of Business
University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois (United States)
RePEc:edi:sbuchus (more details at EDIRC)

(5%) Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Bonn, Germany
RePEc:edi:izaaade (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Gibbs, Michael & Perri, Tim, 2021. "Dodging a Draft: Gary Becker's Lost Paper on Conscription," IZA Discussion Papers 14284, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  2. Gibbs, Michael, 2021. "Job Design, Learning & Intrinsic Motivation," IZA Discussion Papers 14285, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  3. Gibbs, Michael & Mengel, Friederike & Siemroth, Christoph, 2021. "Work from Home & Productivity: Evidence from Personnel & Analytics Data on IT Professionals," IZA Discussion Papers 14336, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  4. Gibbs, Michael, 2017. "Past, Present and Future Compensation Research: Economist Perspectives," IZA Discussion Papers 10671, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  5. Gibbs, Michael & Neckermann, Susanne & Siemroth, Christoph, 2014. "A Field Experiment in Motivating Employee Ideas," IZA Discussion Papers 8096, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  6. Gibbs, Michael, 2012. "Design and Implementation of Pay for Performance," IZA Discussion Papers 6322, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  7. Levenson, Alec R. & Zoghi, Cindy & Gibbs, Michael & Benson, George, 2011. "Optimizing Incentive Plan Design: A Case Study," IZA Discussion Papers 5985, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  8. Gibbs, Michael & Tapia, Mikel & Warzynski, Frederic, 2009. "Globalization, Superstars, and the Importance of Reputation: Theory & Evidence from the Wine Industry," Working Papers 09-3, University of Aarhus, Aarhus School of Business, Department of Economics.
  9. Smeets, Valerie & Ierulli, Kathryn & Gibbs, Michael, 2006. "Mergers of Equals and Unequals," IZA Discussion Papers 2426, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  10. Smeets, Valérie & Ierulli, Kathryn & Gibbs, Michael, 2006. "Mergers of Equals & Unequals," Working Papers 06-8, University of Aarhus, Aarhus School of Business, Department of Economics.
    • Smeets, Valerie & Ierulli, Kathryn & Gibbs, Michael, 2008. "Mergers of Equals & Unequals," Working Papers 221, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, George J. Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State.
  11. Zoghi, Cindy & Levenson, Alec R. & Gibbs, Michael, 2005. "Why Are Jobs Designed the Way They Are?," IZA Discussion Papers 1529, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  12. Gibbs, Michael, 2005. "Returns to Skills and Personnel Management: U.S. DoD Scientists and Engineers," IZA Discussion Papers 1539, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  13. Gibbs, Michael & Merchant, Kenneth A. & Van der Stede, Wim A. & Vargus, Mark A., 2004. "Performance Measure Properties and Incentives," IZA Discussion Papers 1356, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).


  1. Michael Gibbs & Friederike Mengel & Christoph Siemroth, 2023. "Work from Home and Productivity: Evidence from Personnel and Analytics Data on Information Technology Professionals," Journal of Political Economy Microeconomics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 1(1), pages 7-41.
  2. Michael Gibbs, 2017. "How is new technology changing job design?," IZA World of Labor, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), pages 344-344, March.
  3. Michael Gibbs & Susanne Neckermann & Christoph Siemroth, 2017. "A Field Experiment in Motivating Employee Ideas," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 99(4), pages 577-590, July.
  4. Valerie Smeets & Kathryn Ierulli & Michael Gibbs, 2016. "An Empirical Analysis of Post-Merger Organizational Integration," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 118(3), pages 463-493, July.
  5. Gibbs, Michael & Tapia, Mikel & Warzynski, Frederic, 2009. "Globalization, Superstars, and Reputation: Theory & Evidence from the Wine Industry," Journal of Wine Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 4(1), pages 46-61, April.
  6. Michael Gibbs, 2008. "Discussion of Nonfinancial Performance Measures and Promotion‐Based Incentives," Journal of Accounting Research, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 46(2), pages 333-340, May.
  7. Michael Gibbs, 2006. "Returns to Skills and Personnel Management: U.S. Department of Defense Scientists and Engineers," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 44(2), pages 199-214, April.
  8. Michael Gibbs & Wallace Hendricks, 2004. "Do Formal Salary Systems Really Matter?," ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 58(1), pages 71-93, October.
  9. Gibbs, Michael, 1995. "Incentive compensation in a corporate hierarchy," Journal of Accounting and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 19(2-3), pages 247-277, April.
  10. George Baker & Michael Gibbs & Bengt Holmstrom, 1994. "The Wage Policy of a Firm," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College, vol. 109(4), pages 921-955.
  11. George Baker & Michael Gibbs & Bengt Holmstrom, 1994. "The Internal Economics of the Firm: Evidence from Personnel Data," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College, vol. 109(4), pages 881-919.
  12. Baker, George & Gibbs, Michael & Holmstrom, Bengt, 1993. "Hierarchies and compensation: A case study," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 37(2-3), pages 366-378, April.


  1. Michael Gibbs & Alec Levenson & Cindy Zoghi, 2010. "Why are jobs designed the way they are?," Research in Labor Economics, in: Jobs, Training, and Worker Well-being, pages 107-154, Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 14 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (7) 2004-11-07 2005-03-20 2005-04-03 2006-12-09 2007-04-21 2011-10-01 2021-05-24. Author is listed
  2. NEP-HRM: Human Capital and Human Resource Management (7) 2011-10-01 2012-02-20 2014-04-29 2014-12-29 2015-04-25 2021-04-26 2021-05-24. Author is listed
  3. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (4) 2005-03-20 2011-10-01 2012-02-20 2014-04-29
  4. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (3) 2014-04-29 2014-12-29 2015-04-25
  5. NEP-INO: Innovation (3) 2014-04-29 2014-12-29 2015-04-25
  6. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, and Wages (3) 2012-02-20 2014-04-29 2021-05-24
  7. NEP-PPM: Project, Program and Portfolio Management (3) 2014-04-29 2014-12-29 2015-04-25
  8. NEP-CBE: Cognitive and Behavioural Economics (2) 2014-04-29 2021-04-26
  9. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (2) 2006-12-09 2007-04-21
  10. NEP-IND: Industrial Organization (2) 2006-12-09 2007-04-21
  11. NEP-KNM: Knowledge Management and Knowledge Economy (2) 2014-04-29 2014-12-29
  12. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (2) 2021-04-26 2021-05-24
  13. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2009-05-09
  14. NEP-CUL: Cultural Economics (1) 2009-05-09
  15. NEP-EFF: Efficiency and Productivity (1) 2021-05-24
  16. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic and Financial History (1) 2021-04-26
  17. NEP-HPE: History and Philosophy of Economics (1) 2021-04-26
  18. NEP-MKT: Marketing (1) 2009-05-09
  19. NEP-TID: Technology and Industrial Dynamics (1) 2014-04-29


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