Stefanie Fischer

Stefanie Fischer joined the Cal Poly Economics area faculty as an Assistant Professor in 2015. She is a labor economist with research interests in the area of education, poverty, health, and gender.  Her research  uses quasi-experimental techniques to address policy-relevant empirical questions, with a focus on underrepresented groups.

Stefanie teaches the upper-division course Introduction to Econometrics and the master’s-level Labor Economics.


  • Ph.D – Economics: University of California, Santa Barbara, 2015
  • MA – Applied Economics: Montana State University, 2009
  • BA – Mathematics: Linfield College, 2005