Pierre Combris is an economist, he graduated from Essec (Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales) and Paris IX Dauphine University. He is a Research Director with the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA).
Since 1996, he has been the head of the research laboratory on consumption with studies into the evolution of food consumption habits and, consumers choice mechanisms.
His research interests focus on: the evolution of food consumption in France since the 1950s, food economics, applied demand analysis and experimental economics.
Pierre Combris regularly lectures on the economics of food consumption.
He is a member of the French National Council for Food (Conseil National de l'Alimentation).
Combris P., Lange Ch., Issanchou S., 2007, "Product Information, Hedonic Evaluation, and Purchase Decision: an Experimental Study of Orange Juice", Journal of Wine Economics, Vol. 2, 1, pp. 40-54.
Combris P., Lange Ch., Issanchou S., 2006, "Assessing the Effect of Information on the Reservation Price for Champagne: What are Consumers Actually Paying for?", Journal of Wine Economics, Vol. 1, 1, pp. 57-71.
Mannell A., Brevard P., Nayga R., Combris P., Lee R., Gloeckner J., 2006, "French consumers' use of nutrition labels", Nutrition and Food Science, 36, 3, pp. 159-168.