Maggie Brehm

  • Assistant Professor of Economics

Areas of Study


  • PhD, Michigan State University, 2016


Maggie Brehm conducts research in the fields of labor economics, public economics, and economics of education. Her current research in child welfare and public policy examines the extent to which federal spending affects foster care placement and adoption from foster care. She teaches courses in principles of economics, poverty and inequality, and econometrics.

Fall 2021

Economics of Labor Markets — ECON 220
Introduction to Econometrics — ECON 255

Spring 2022

Principles of Economics — ECON 101
Economics of Poverty & Income Distribution — ECON 430


Maggie Brehm Presents

April 30, 2018

Assistant Professor of Economics Maggie Brehm presented, “The Federal Adoption Tax Credit and Adoptions from Foster Care” at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America in Denver.