Texas Tech University

Donald Lacombe, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Personal Financial Planning

Email: donald.lacombe@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 834-2005

Office: HS 241

Office Hours:
Online and by appointment  

Don Lacombe




Dr. Donald Lacombe received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Florida and his Ph.D. in Economics from Florida State University. He currently serves on the editorial board of two journals and is Co-Editor of Papers in Regional Science. Dr. Lacombe has previously held positions at Trinity University, Ohio University, and West Virginia University..

Recent Publications

"Excise Tax Setting in a Dynamic Space-Time Framework" (with Adam J. Hoffer), Public Finance Review, forthcoming.

"Local and Global Spatial Effects in Hierarchical Models" (with Stuart G. McIntyre), Applied Economics Letters, forthcoming.

"Using Spatial Econometric Techniques to Analyze the Joint Employment Decisions of Spouses" (with Charlene M. Kalenkoski), Journal of Labor Research, vol. 36, no. 1, March 2015, pp. 67-77.

"Minimum Wages and Teen Employment: A Spatial Panel Approach" (with Charlene M. Kalenkoski), Papers in Regional Science, vol. 92, no. 2, June 2013, pp. 407-417.

Research Interests

The application of various econometric techniques to research questions in all areas of personal financial planning.

Classes Taught

 Research Methods I (PFP 6377)