Financial economist and associate adviser Mark Fisher

Mark Fisher

Financial Economist and Associate Adviser
email :: 404-498-8757

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  • Biography

    Mark Fisher is a financial economist and associate adviser on the financial markets team in the research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. His research interests include asset pricing, the term structure of interest rates, and general equilibrium with recursive preferences.

    Prior to joining the Atlanta Fed, Dr. Fisher was an economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. He was a finance and economics lecturer at North Carolina State University from 1982 to 1989.

    Dr. Fisher's research has appeared in journals including the Journal of Finance, the American Economic Review, and the American Journal of Agricultural Economics.

    Dr. Fisher received his bachelor's degree in economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He earned both his MBA in finance and his doctorate in finance and economics from the University of Chicago.

  • Working Papers

    Atlanta Fed Working Papers

    2015-15
    Fitting a Distribution to Survey Data for the Half-Life of Deviations from PPP
    Mark Fisher
    December 2015
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format (520 KB)

    2009-26
    Inflation and Monetary Regimes
    Gerald P. Dwyer and Mark Fisher
    September 2009
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format (418 KB)

    2001-3
    Forces That Shape the Yield Curve: Parts 1 and 2
    Mark Fisher
    March 2001
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format (493 KB)

    99-18
    Consumption and Asset Prices with Recursive Preferences: Continuous-Time Approximations to Discrete-Time Models
    Mark Fisher
    November 1999
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format (458 KB)

    99-17
    Consumption and Asset Prices with Homothetic Recursive Preferences
    Mark Fisher and Christian Gilles
    November 1999
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format (452 KB)

  • Other Fed Work

    Articles

    Mark Fisher and Brian Robertson. "Market Expectations of Fed Policy: A New Tool." Notes from the Vault (2016 August).

    Mark Fisher. "Monetary Policy, Economic Modeling, and Unknown Unknowns." Notes from the Vault (2014 October).

    Mark Fisher. "Happy-Hour Economics, or How an Increase in Demand Can Produce a Decrease in Price." Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Economic Review (2005 Q2).
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format (126 KB)

    Mark Fisher. "Modeling the Term Structure of Interest Rates: An Introduction." Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Economic Review (2004 Q3).
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format (207 KB)

    Mark Fisher. "Special Repo Rates: An Introduction." Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Economic Review (2002 Q2).
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format (232 KB)

    Mark Fisher. "Forces That Shape the Yield Curve." Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Economic Review (2001 Q1).
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format (236 KB)

    Blog Posts

    Mark Fisher and Brian Robertson. "What's Moving the Market's Views on the Path of Short-Term Rates?." macroblog. July 18, 2016.