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Christopher R. Thomas

Christopher R. Thomas

Christopher R. Thomas
Associate Professor & Exide Professor of Sustainable Enterprise

Contact

Office: CMC 208D
Phone: 813/974-6546
Fax: 813/974-6510
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Bio

Christopher R. Thomas received his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from Texas A&M University (1975 and 1980).  Thomas worked for two years as an energy economist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory before coming to University of South Florida in 1982.  He teaches managerial economics at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.  Professor Thomas also teaches courses in business strategy and organization, and government regulation and antitrust.  He has won numerous awards for teaching.  He served as Exide Professor of Sustainable Enterprise 2004-2010.

Professor Thomas has published a number of scholarly articles on government regulation of industry and antitrust issues in the Quarterly Journal of Economics,
Journal of Law and Economics, Southern Economic Journal, Journal of Economics and Business, Journal of Economic Education, Review of Law and Economics, Atlantic Economic Journal, Oil and Gas Tax Quarterly, and Quarterly Review of Economics and Business.  Professor Thomas also coauthors Managerial Economics (McGraw-Hill/Irwin), which is currently in its eleventh U.S. edition and ninth Chinese edition.  Thomas is coeditor of the Oxford Handbook in Managerial Economics (forthcoming April 2013) and serves on the Oxford Handbook editorial board.

Teaching

Philosophy
"Treat a person as he is, and he will remain as he is. Treat him as he could be, and he will become what he should be."
-
Jimmy Johnson

I try to teach every student as if he or she could be a scholar.

CRT

Current Courses

RefCourseSecCourse TitleCRDayTimeLocation
82907ECO 3101002Intermediate Price Theory
Prereq: ECO 2023 (C-) & ECO 2052 (C-) OR MAC 2233 (C-) OR MAC 2311 (C-) or a Calculus equivalent.
3MW

2:00pm-3:15pm

BSN 2205

95271ECP 4704001Economics of Business Strategy
3MW

9:30am-10:45am

CMC 204

82859ECO 7980004Dissertation
2-12



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