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Ronald C. Fisher

Not to be confused with: Ronald David Fischer

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First Name:Ronald
Middle Name:C.
Last Name:Fisher
RePEc Short-ID:pfi83
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Economics Department
Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan (United States)

110 Marshall, E. Lansing, MI 48824
RePEc:edi:edmsuus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Ronald C. Fisher & Riley Sullivan, 2016. "Why is state and local government capital spending lower in the New England states than in other U.S. states?," New England Public Policy Center Policy Reports 16-1, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.


  1. Ronald C. Fisher & Robert W. Wassmer, 2017. "Does Perception of Gas Tax Paid Influence Support for Funding Highway Improvements?," Public Finance Review, , vol. 45(4), pages 511-537, July.
  2. Ronald C. Fisher & Robert W. Wassmer, 2015. "An Analysis of State–Local Government Capital Expenditure During the 2000s[We present]," Public Budgeting & Finance, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 35(1), pages 3-28, March.
  3. Ronald C. Fisher & Robert W. Wassmer, 2014. "The Issuance of State and Local Debt During the United States Great Recession," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 67(1), pages 113-150, March.
  4. Ronald C. Fisher, 2010. "The state of state and local government finance," Regional Economic Development, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, issue Oct, pages 4-22.
  5. Wassmer, Robert W. & Fisher, Ronald C., 2002. "Interstate variation in the use of fees to fund K-12 public education," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 21(1), pages 87-100, February.
  6. Fisher, Ronald C. & Papke, Leslie E., 2000. "Local Government Responses to Education Grants," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 53(1), pages 153-168, March.
  7. Fisher, Ronald C. & Wassmer, Robert W., 1998. "Economic Influences on the Structure of Local Government in U.S. Metropolitan Areas," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 43(3), pages 444-471, May.
  8. Ronald C. Fisher, 1997. "Effects of state and local public services on economic development," New England Economic Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, issue Mar, pages 53-82.
  9. Fisher, Ronald C. & Wassmer, Robert W., 1995. "Centralizing Educational Responsibility in Michigan and Other States: New Constraints on States and Localities," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 48(3), pages 417-428, September.
  10. Ronald C. Fisher & John C. Navin, 1992. "State-Local Fiscal Behavior: Analysis of Interjurisdictional Differences, 1962-1987," Public Finance Review, , vol. 20(4), pages 433-449, October.
  11. Fisher, Ronald C. & Goddeeris, John H. & Young, James C., 1989. "Participation in Tax Amnesties: The Individual Income Tax," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 42(1), pages 15-27, March.
  12. Fisher, Ronald C, 1985. "Taxes and Expenditures in the U.S.: Public Opinion Surveys and Incidence Analysis Compared," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 23(3), pages 525-550, July.
  13. Ronald C. Fisher & Robert H. Rasche, 1984. "The Incidence and Incentive Effects of Property Tax Credits: Evidence From Michigan," Public Finance Review, , vol. 12(3), pages 291-319, July.
  14. Fisher, Ronald C., 1982. "Income and grant effects on local expenditure: The flypaper effect and other difficulties," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 12(3), pages 324-345, November.
  15. Ronald C. Fisher, 1980. "Local Sales Taxes: Tax Rate Differentials, Sales Loss, and Revenue Estimation," Public Finance Review, , vol. 8(2), pages 171-188, April.


  1. Ronald C Fisher, 2010. "Major State–Local Policy Challenges: Outside-the-Box Solutions Needed," Chapters, in: Sally Wallace (ed.),State and Local Fiscal Policy, chapter 2, Edward Elgar Publishing.
  2. Ronald C. Fisher, 2003. "The changing state-local fiscal environment: A 25-year retrospective," Chapters, in: David L. Sjoquist (ed.),State and Local Finances under Pressure, chapter 2, Edward Elgar Publishing.

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  1. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2016-08-14
  2. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2016-08-14


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