John Converse Professor of Economics

Dr. Gibson's main interest, in both his teaching and research, is building and simulating macroeconomic models for developing countries. A second area of interest is NASA, space policy and the aerospace industry. This is an outgrowth of one of the principal themes running throughout his teaching and his research, the proper relationship between the private and public sectors.

Associations and Affiliations

In addition to his extensive academic publications, Dr. Gibson has also served as a consultant to the African National Congress, the Harvard Institute for International Development, and the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations.

Bill Gibson, Professor of Economics

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Building and simulating macroeconomic models for developing countries.


  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1977


  • 802-656-0191
Office Location:

Old Mill Room 343

Office Hours:

Fall 2021: Virtual by appointment, T R 1:00 – 2:40

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