Associate Professor of Economics

Emily Beam is an associate professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Vermont. She previously worked as a visiting assistant professor at the National University of Singapore. She received her Ph.D in economics and public policy from the University of Michigan in 2013 and her B.S. in economics, mathematics, and Spanish from the University of Michigan in 2006.
Emily's research interests are in labor and development economics, with a particular focus on employment and education policy, migration, fertility and marriage, and the role of incomplete information and behavioral biases on individual decision-making.


Emily, smiling, in an outdoor setting with greenery in the background

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Labor economics, development economics, statistics and population economics


  • Ph.D., Economics and Public Policy, University of Michigan, 2013


  • 802-656-5735
Office Location:

Old Mill Room 339

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