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Dr. Breeden’s bachelor’s degree was in business administration (major: Accounting) from the University of Florida and he worked for three years as a CPA for Ernst & Ernst, CPA’s in Orlando. Dr. Breeden joined Marquette University in 1979 after earning a Ph.D. in Economics from Virginia Tech where he studied under James Buchanan and Gordon Tullock. His background also includes two years in the aerospace industry in Brevard County, Florida. He has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in managerial economics, public sector economics, and economics and law. His published research focused on the proper measurement of tort damages, and the effects of students' attitudes toward the market system on learning economies.
"Prudent Investing and Economic Damages: A Reply to Comments" [with Brian C. Brush], Journal of Legal Economics, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2009, pp. 45-53.
“The Plaintiff as Victim and Investor: Prudent Investing and the Calculation of Economic Damages” [with Brian Brush], Journal of Legal Economics, Vol. 14, No. 3, 2008, pp. 15-41
“Changes in Student Attitudes toward the Market System and the Introductory Microeconomics Class” [with Noreen Lephardt], Journal of Private Enterprise Vol. XXI, No. 1 [Fall, 2005]. pp. 164-179
“The ‘Income-Variance’ Risk Factor and Jones & Laughlin v. Pfeifer Guidelines for the Calculation of Present Value” Journal of Forensic Economics, Volume 15(1), 2002, pp. 19-29.
Community involvement has included board service at the Milwaukee Sunrise Rotary Club (Club president 1996-7), the Volunteer Center of Greater Milwaukee, volunteer service at Nativity Jesuit Middle School and Literacy Services, and advisory board memberships at the Wisconsin Forum, the Heartland Institute of Chicago and the Social Sciences Advisory Committee (Carthage College).
Dr. Breeden has completed summer camping trips to the four corners of the North American continent on his Harley Davidson Electra Glide Ultra. He enjoys golfing and fishing with his wife and friends.
Dr. Breeden retired in May 2014 and was promoted to Associate Professor Emeritus. He resides in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin and Rockledge, Florida.