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Mischa Fisher

Mischa Fisher

  • Instructor, Dual Masters in Applied Economics and Social and Economic Policy


Mischa Fisher is the Chief Economist for Angi Inc., including brands Angi (formerly Angie’s List) and HomeAdvisor. In this role, he leads market research including consumer spending behavior, labor market dynamics and residential housing trends.

Prior to joining Angi, Fisher was Chief Economist and economic policy advisor to the Governor of Illinois, where he oversaw the state agencies responsible for economic development, employment security, housing, and professional licensing. Previously, he was a Deputy Director of the Illinois Department of Commerce and a Legislative Director for the United States Congress in Washington D.C, focusing on financial markets, infrastructure, and technology policy.

Fisher’s research and insights have appeared in a wide range of popular and industry press including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Atlantic, Meet the Press, US News, Fox, and Forbes, among others. He has also spoken as an expert for elite institutions including the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the National Governor’s Association, Harvard University, and various industry specific organizations.