Michael Gibbs

University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Clinical Professor of Economics

5807 S. Woodlawn Avenue

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

Research Fellow

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Causes and Effects of Subjectivity in Incentives

U. of Southern California, Leventhal School of Accounting; U. of Chicago, Graduate School of Business
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Feb 2002
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Accounting & Information Management
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Incentives; Discretionary bonus; Subjective bonus; Pay satisfaction

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Performance Measure Properties and Incentives

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Mar 2004
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Accounting & Information Management
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Incentives, performance measures

Work from Home & Productivity: Evidence from Personnel & Analytics Data on IT Professionals

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-56
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 May 2021 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2021
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Essex - Department of Economics and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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Collaboration, Covid-19 Pandemic, Productivity, Remote Working, Telecommuting, Working From Home, Work Hours, Work Time

Work from Home & Productivity: Evidence from Personnel & Analytics Data on it Professionals

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 May 2021
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Essex and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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Work from Home & Productivity: Evidence from Personnel & Analytics Data on IT Professionals

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 May 2021 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2021
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Essex and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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Collaboration, Coordination, Productivity, Remote Working, Telecommuting, Working From Home, Work Hours, Work Time

Work from Home & Productivity: Evidence from Personnel & Analytics Data on IT Professionals

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 21-13
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 May 2021 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2021
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Essex and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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Collaboration, Covid-19 Pandemic, Productivity, Remote Working, Telecommuting, Working From Home, Work Hours, Work Time

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Design and Implementation of Pay for Performance

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 12-05
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2019
Michael Gibbs
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Incentives, Pay for Performance, Performance Measurement, Subjective Evaluation

Design and Implementation of Pay for Performance

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Feb 2012
Michael Gibbs
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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incentives, pay for performance, performance measurement, subjective evaluation

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A Field Experiment in Motivating Employee Ideas

Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2016
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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Innovation, creativity, intrinsic motivation, incentives, performance measurement

A Field Experiment in Motivating Employee Ideas

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 14-096
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Dec 2014
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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A Field Experiment in Motivating Employee Ideas

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Apr 2014
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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innovation, creativity, intrinsic motivation, incentives

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Why are Jobs Designed the Way They are?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Mar 2005
Cynthia Zoghi, Alec R. Levenson and Michael Gibbs
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, University of Southern California - Center for Effective Organizations (CEO) and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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job design, organization design, specialization, job enrichment, intrinsic motivation

The Economic Approach to Personnel Research

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Oct 2000
Michael Gibbs and Alec R. Levenson
University of Chicago Booth School of Business and University of Southern California - Center for Effective Organizations (CEO)
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The Economic Approach to Personnel Research

THE EXPANSION OF ECONOMICS, Shoshana Grossbard-Schechtman, ed., M.E. Sharpe, 2001
Posted: 08 Feb 2001
Michael Gibbs and Alec R. Levenson
University of Chicago Booth School of Business and University of Southern California - Center for Effective Organizations (CEO)

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Personnel Economics, Economics of Organization, Decentralization, Intrinsic Motivation

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Mergers of Equals and Unequals

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Nov 2006
Valerie Smeets, Kathryn Ierulli and Michael Gibbs
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, University of Chicago and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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mergers, internal organization, conflicts

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Are Administrative Pay Systems a Veil? Evidence from Within-Firm Data

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Feb 1997
Michael Gibbs and Wallace E. Hendricks
University of Chicago Booth School of Business and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
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Optimizing Incentive Plan Design: A Case Study

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Sep 2011
University of Southern California - Center for Effective Organizations (CEO), U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business and University of Texas at Arlington
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incentives, ratchet effect

Optimizing Incentive Plan Design: A Case Study

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Sep 2011
University of Southern California - Center for Effective Organizations (CEO), U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business and University of Texas at Arlington
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Incentives, Ratchet Effect

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Globalization, Superstars, and the Importance of Reputation: Theory & Evidence from the Wine Industry

Chicago Booth School of Business Research Paper No. 09-13
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2019
Michael Gibbs, Mikel Tapia and Frederic Warzynski
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Business Administration and Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business Economics
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Reputation, Globalization, Wine

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Past, Present and Future Compensation Research: Economist Perspectives

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Apr 2017
Michael Gibbs
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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compensation, incentives, evaluation, intrinsic motivation

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Returns to Skills & Personnel Management: U.S. Dod Scientists and Engineers

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Oct 2001
Michael Gibbs
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Compensation, skills, recruitment, retention

Job Design, Learning & Intrinsic Motivation

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 21-11, University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-47
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2021
Michael Gibbs
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Job Design, Learning & Intrinsic Motivation

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Apr 2021
Michael Gibbs
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Intrinsic motivation, learning, job design, incentives, performance measurement

Dodging a Draft: Gary Becker's Lost Paper on Conscription

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 20-09
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 May 2020 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2021
Michael Gibbs and Timothy Perri
University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Appalachian State University
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Dodging a Draft: Gary Becker's Lost Paper on Conscription

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Apr 2021
Michael Gibbs and Timothy Perri
University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Appalachian State University
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Returns to Skills and Personnel Management: U.S. Department of Defense Scientists and Engineers

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 199-214, April 2006
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Jun 2006
Michael Gibbs
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Dodging a Draft: Gary Becker's Lost Paper on Conscription

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Apr 2021
Michael Gibbs and Timothy Perri
University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Appalachian State University
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Job Design, Learning & Intrinsic Motivation

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Apr 2021
Michael Gibbs
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Performance Measure Properties and Incentive System Design

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 48, Issue 2, pp. 237-264, April 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Accounting & Information Management
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An Empirical Analysis of Post‐Merger Organizational Integration

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 118, Issue 3, pp. 463-493, 2016
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Jun 2016
Valérie Smeets, Kathryn Ierulli and Michael Gibbs
Aarhus School of Business, University of Chicago and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Merger, organizational integration

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Determinants and Effects of Subjectivity in Incentives

Accounting Review, Vol. 79, No. 2, pp. 409-436, April 2004
Posted: 25 Mar 2006
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Accounting & Information Management

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Incentives, performance evaluation, subjectivity

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Do Formal Salary Systems Really Matter?

Posted: 03 Oct 2004
Michael Gibbs and Wallace E. Hendricks
University of Chicago Booth School of Business and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance

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Formal salary systems, internal labor markets

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Incentive Compensation in a Corporate Hierarchy

JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING AND ECONOMICS, 1995
Posted: 20 Dec 1998
Michael Gibbs
University of Chicago Booth School of Business

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