Brett Fischer

Fields of Interest

Public Economics, Labor Economics, Political Economy

Education

PhD Economics, University of Virginia (expected 2021)
MA Economics, University of Virginia (2016)
BS Economics; BA Mathematics and English Literature, Arizona State University (2015)
     Summa Cum Laude 

Job Market Paper

"No Spending Without Representation: School Boards and the Racial Gap in Education Finance"

Working Papers

“No Spending without Representation: School Boards and the Racial Gap in Education Finance,”
(R&R, AEJ: Economic Policy)
“Is There Racial Bias in Plea Bargaining—And Can Defense Attorneys Help Prevent It?” (Working Paper)
“Who Should Re-enroll in College?” (Under review) with Kelli Bird (UVa), Benjamin Castleman (UVa), and Benjamin Skinner (University of Florida)