Department of Economics
2309 Business Education Complex South
PhD Economics, LSU, 2005
MS Economics, LSU, 2002
Professor Coombs teaches Principles of Micro- and Macroeconomics. He also serves as coordinator of the Energy Program in the E.J. Ourso College of Business.
Coombs, C. and Newman, R.. Employment-at-Will Exceptions, Social Welfare Programs and the Decline of Unions (LSU Working Paper, 2020).
Human Resources Management, Public Sector Compensation, Research Methods, Public Policy
Coombs, C., Newman, R. J., Cebula, R. J, and White, M. L (2015). The Bargaining Power of Health Care Unions and Union Wage Premiums for Registered Nurses. Journal of Labor Research, 36(4), 442-61.
Coombs, C. K and Cebula, R. J (2011). The Impact of Union Corruption on Union Membership. Industrial Relations, 50(1), 131-48.
ECON 2010 - Principles of Macroeconomics: Study of economy-wide phenomena, including inflation, unemployment, the monetary system, economic growth, international trade and finance.
ECON 4720 - Intermediate Microeconomic Theory: Price determination, resource allocation and pricing in a market economy.