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Ronald Fisher

Professor; Adjunct Professor, Accounting Department
Ph.D., Brown University

Address: 120D Marshall-Adams Hall
Tel: 517.355.0293
Fax: 517.432.1068
E-mail: fisherr1@msu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

  • Subnational government taxation and expenditures
  • Education finance
  • Intergovernmental fiscal relations
  • State and Local Public Finance, fourth edition, M.E. Sharpe, Inc, forthcoming 2014.
  • “The Issuance of State and Local Debt During the U.S. Great Recession,” with R. Wassmer. National Tax Journal, forthcoming, March 2014.
  • “An Analysis of State and Local Government Capital Expenditure Before and During the ‘Great Recession’,” with R. Wassmer, Proceedings of the 105th Annual Conference on Taxation, forthcoming, 2013.
  • “State Intergovernmental Grant Programs,” with A. Bristle. In The Oxford Handbook of State and Local Government Finance, R. Ebel and J. Petersen, eds. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.
  • "Debt Burdens of California’s State and Local Governments," with R. Wassmer. California Journal of Politics and Policy, 2012
  • “State and Local Government Public Capital Expenditure: Recessionary Effects on the Level and Composition of Spending,” with R. Wassmer, presented at the annual meeting of the Western Economic Association, June 2013 and the National Tax Association, November 2013

Michigan State University Department of Economics