Research interests include the economics of education, technological change, industrial organisation.
- Gunby P., Jin Y. and Robert Reed W. (2017) Did FDI Really Cause Chinese Economic Growth? A Meta-Analysis. World Development 90: 242-255. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2016.10.001.
- Healy N. and Gunby P. (2012) The impact of recent government tertiary education policies on access to higher education in New Zealand. Journal of Educational Leadership, Policy and Practice 27(1): 29-45.
- Fountain J. and Gunby P. (2011) Ambiguity, the certainty illusion, and the natural frequency approach to reasoning with inverse probabilities. New Zealand Economic Papers 45(1-2): 195-207. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00779954.2011.556079.
- Fountain J. and Gunby P. (2011) Improving clinician-patient communication of health risks when diagnostic test information is imprecise. The New Zealand Medical Journal 124(1342): 39-47.
- Gunby P. (2011) How Bad is the State of Occupational Fatalities in New Zealand? New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations 36(1): 35-51.