Patti J. Fisher

Patti J. Fisher

Associate Professor

Office

209 Wallace Hall
295 West Campus Dr.
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone

540-231-7218

Email

pafisher@vt.edu

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Expertise

  • Household Saving Behavior
  • Financial Behaviors of Women
  • Financial Behaviors of Minority Groups
  • Financial Education and Program Evaluation

Professional Activities

  • Asian Consumer and Family Economics Association
  • American Council on Consumer Interests
  • Journal of Financial Innovation Associate Editor

Education

  • Ph.D. The Ohio State University
  • M.S. The Ohio State University
  • B.S. Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Awards and Honors

Virginia Tech Scholar of the Week (April 18, 2011)

Master Online Instructor

Selected Publications

Articles

Fisher, P.J., Hayhoe, C., & Lown, J. (2015). Gender differences in saving behaviors among low- to moderate-income single households. Financial Services Review, 24(1), 1-13.

Loibl, C., & Fisher, P.J. (2013). Academic discipline and personal finance instruction in high school. Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, 24(1), 15-33.

Fisher, P.J. (2013). Is there evidence of loss aversion in saving behaviors in Spain? Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 34(1), 41-51.

Fisher, P.J., & Anong, S.T. (2012). Relationship of saving motives to saving habits. Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, 23(1), 63-79.

Sponsored Research

Fisher, P.J. (2014). Grant-writing incentive grant. College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Virginia Tech. Awarded $5,000.

Fisher, P.J. (2012). Entrepreneurship among U.S. households. Jerome Niles Dean’s Faculty Research Grant. College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Virginia Tech. Awarded $4,000.

Fisher, P.J. (2011). Summer Institute on the Demography, Economics, Psychology, and Epidemiology of Aging. RAND Corporation. Received funding to attend the two-day workshop in Los Angeles.