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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, Oxford: Routledge, 2015.
  • "Perceptions of Gasoline Taxes," with R. Wassmer. State Tax Notes, July 13, 2015.
  • “Analysis of State and Local Government Capital Expenditure During the 2000s,” with R. Wassmer. Public Budgeting and Finance, 35, no.1, Spring 2015, pp, 3-28.
  • “A (Baker’s) Dozen Years of State and Local Government Capital Investment,” with R. Wassmer. State Tax Notes, April 27, 2015.
  • “The Issuance of State and Local Debt During the United States’ Great Recession,” with R. Wassmer. National Tax Journal, 67, No. 1, March 2014, pp. 113-150.
  • “Is State and Local Government Capital Spending Among the New England States Too Low?” Draft policy report, New England Public Policy Center, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 2015.
  • "Perception of Gasoline Taxes and Driver Cost in California and Michigan: Implications for Highway Finance," with R. Wassmer. Working paper, presented at the International Institute of Public Finance congress, Dublin, August 2015.

Michigan State University Department of Economics