Jonathan Fisher
Jonathan Fisher

Research Advisor

Equitable Growth

Jonathan Fisher is a research advisor at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. His areas of research include inequality, mobility, and personal bankruptcy. Previously, Fisher was at the Stanford University Center on Poverty and Inequality, where he was a research scholar and a senior researcher on the American Opportunity Study. He has also worked at the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. A twice-awarded grantee of Equitable Growth, Fisher’s research has been published in the Review of Income and Wealth, Labour, the Journal of Macroeconomics, Contemporary Economic Policy, and elsewhere. He received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Kentucky and a B.A. from Alma College.

Authored By Jonathan Fisher

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The impact of different inflationary pressures due to income inequality and racial disparities in the United States today

Inequality & MobilityTax & Macroeconomics
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Consumption volatility across the U.S. income distribution is highest among low-income workers and their families

Inequality & MobilityFamilies
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Money Matters: Consumption Volatility Across the Income Distribution

Inequality & MobilityFamilies
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In Conversation with Jonathan Fisher

Inequality & Mobility
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Testimony by Jonathan Fisher before the House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth

Inequality & Mobility
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Estimating the marginal propensity to consume using the distributions of income, consumption, and wealth

Inequality & Mobility

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