• 2691 Citations
1994 …2020

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Research Interests

Professor Figlio conducts research on a wide range of education and health policy issues from school accountability and standards to welfare policy and policy design. His current research projects involve studying the interrelationship between health and education, the ways in which parents confer advantage and disadvantage to their children, and the role of educational institutions in affecting these relationships; higher education policies and practices such as online education and educational staffing; K-12 education policies such as school accountability, school choice, and teacher tenure; and early childhood health and education policies such as early interventions for autism spectrum disorders.

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

… → 1995

Economics, MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison

… → 1992

Business Economics and Public Policy, BS, George Washington University

… → 1991

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  • Research Output

  • Birth order and delinquency: Evidence from Denmark and Florida

    Breining, S., Doyle, J., Figlio, D. N., Karbownik, K. & Roth, J., Jan 1 2020, In : Journal of Labor Economics. 38, 1, p. 95-142 48 p.

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  • 8 Scopus citations

    Family disadvantage and the gender gap in behavioral and educational outcomes

    Autor, D., Figlio, D., Karbownik, K., Roth, J. & Wasserman, M., Jul 1 2019, In : American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. 11, 3, p. 338-381 44 p.

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  • 7 Scopus citations

    School Starting Age and Cognitive Development

    Dhuey, E., Figlio, D., Karbownik, K. & Roth, J., Jun 1 2019, In : Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 38, 3, p. 538-578 41 p.

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  • 2 Scopus citations