There seem to be several Robert M. Fishers, and they all seem quite similar to one another, and also to Fisher, Robert, 1947-, but they're all apparently different guys:
1) Fisher, Robert Moore, The Boom in Office Buildings
, born 1923 (LC|n 50003048). From his obit
: Graduated from Wilson High School in Washington DC in 1941, got a bachelor's in geology from U. of Michigan in 1945, a master's in business admin from Columbia University in 1948, and a doctorate in urban land economics in 1958, also from Columbia.
2) Robert M. Fisher who wrote the philosophy book Field of Gourds
went to Gonzaga High School in Washington DC, then Duke University, got a PhD in economics from Duke and a law degree from Harvard Law School.
For future assigners, please be aware that the following other people exist:
- Fisher, Robert M. (Robert Morton), 1938-, wrote Building communities and community
(LC|no 98118066). From this bio
: AB magna cum laude, Harvard College, 1960; Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1963; Doctor of Philosophy, London School Econs, Political Science, 1967; Doctor of Laws, West Coast University, Los Angeles, 1981; Doctor of Humane Letters, Professional School Psychology, San Francisco, 1986; DPS, John F. Kennedy University, Orinda, California, 1988. Held a variety of positions, including mayor of Lafayette, California.
- Fisher, Robert M., 1954-, wrote The logic of economic discovery
(LC|n 85243913). He's assistant professor of economics at College of the Holy Cross.