• 2786 Citations
1994 …2020

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1994

Trends in the Publication of Empirical Economics

Figlio, D., 1994, In : Journal of Economic Perspectives.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1995
20 Scopus citations
20 Scopus citations

The effect of retirement on political shirking: Evidence from congressional voting

Figlio, D. N., Apr 1995, In : Public Finance Review. 23, 2, p. 226-241 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
1997

Did the "tax revolt" reduce school performance?

Figlio, D. N., Sep 1997, In : Journal of Public Economics. 65, 3, p. 245-269 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

73 Scopus citations

Teacher salaries and teacher quality

Figlio, D. N., Aug 29 1997, In : Economics Letters. 55, 2, p. 267-271 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

86 Scopus citations
1998

Short-term effects of a 1990s-era property tax limit: Panel evidence on Oregon's measure 5

Figlio, D. N., Mar 1 1998, In : National Tax Journal. 51, 1, p. 55-70 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

33 Scopus citations

Voting for Protection: Does Direct Foreign Investment Influence Legislator Behavior?

Blonigen, B. A. & Figlio, D. N., Sep 1 1998, In : American Economic Review. 88, 4, p. 1002-1014 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations
1999

Are private schools really better?

Figlio, D. N. & Stone, J. A., Jan 1 1999, Research in Labor Economics. JAI Press, p. 115-140 26 p. (Research in Labor Economics; vol. 18).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

53 Scopus citations

Bank Consolidations and Minority Neighborhoods

Figlio, D. N. & Genshlea, J. W., May 1 1999, In : Journal of Urban Economics. 45, 3, p. 474-489 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Do states play welfare games?

Figlio, D. N., Kolpin, V. W. & Reid, W. E., Jan 1 1999, In : Journal of Urban Economics. 46, 3, p. 437-454 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

133 Scopus citations

Do tax and expenditure limits provide a free lunch? Evidence on the link between limits and public sector service quality

Downes, T. A. & Figlio, D. N., Mar 1 1999, In : National Tax Journal. 52, 1, p. 113-128 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Economic Inequality and the Provision of Schooling

Figlio, D. & Downes, T., 1999, In : Economic Policy Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Functional form and the estimated effects of school resources

Figlio, D. N., Apr 1 1999, In : Economics of Education Review. 18, 2, p. 241-252 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations

Welfare Reform, the Business Cycle, and the Decline in AFDC Caseloads

Figlio, D. & Ziliak, J., 1999, Economic Conditions and Welfare Reform. Danziger, S. (ed.). Kalamazoo, MI: Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2000

Accounting for the decline in AFDC caseloads: Welfare reform or the economy?

Ziliak, J. P., Figlio, D. N., Davis, E. E. & Connolly, L. S., Jan 1 2000, In : Journal of Human Resources. 35, 3, p. 570-586 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

124 Scopus citations

Political shirking, opponent quality, and electoral support

Figlio, D. N., 2000, In : Public Choice. 103, 3-4, p. 271-284 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

The effects of foreign direct investment on local communities

Figlio, D. N. & Blonigen, B. A., Sep 2000, In : Journal of Urban Economics. 48, 2, p. 338-363 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Scopus citations

The effects of the macroeconomy and welfare reform on food stamp caseloads

Figlio, D. N., Gundersen, C. & Ziliak, J. P., Jan 1 2000, In : American Journal of Agricultural Economics. 82, 3, p. 635-641 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
2001

Can public policy affect private school cream skimming?

Figlio, D. N. & Stone, J. A., Jan 1 2001, In : Journal of Urban Economics. 49, 2, p. 240-266 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations

Tax limits and the qualifications of new teachers

Figlio, D. N. & Rueben, K. S., Apr 1 2001, In : Journal of Public Economics. 80, 1, p. 49-71 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

The local response to tax limitation measures: Do local governments manipulate voters to increase revenues?

Figlio, D. N. & O'Sullivan, A., Dec 1 2001, In : Journal of Law and Economics. 44, 1, p. 233-257 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations
2002

Can public schools buy better-qualified teachers?

Figlio, D. N., Jul 2002, In : Industrial and Labor Relations Review. 55, 4, p. 686-699 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

School choice and the distributional effects of ability tracking: Does separation increase inequality?

Figlio, D. N. & Page, M. E., Jan 1 2002, In : Journal of Urban Economics. 51, 3, p. 497-514 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

91 Scopus citations

Tax Revolts and School Performance

Figlio, D. N., 2002, Improving Educational Productivity. Information Age Press, p. 7-26

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2003

Can School Choice and School Accountability Coexist Successfully?

Figlio, D. N., 2003, The Economics of School Choice. University of Chicago Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Fiscal Implications of School Accountability Initiatives

Figlio, D., 2003, In : Tax Policy and the Economy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Food stamp caseloads over the business cycle

Ziliak, J. P., Gundersen, C. & Figlio, D. N., Apr 2003, In : Southern Economic Journal. 69, 4, p. 903-919 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations
2004

Competition between private and public schools: Testing stratification and pricing predictions

Epple, D., Figlio, D. & Romano, R., Jul 1 2004, In : Journal of Public Economics. 88, 7-8, p. 1215-1245 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations

Do high grading standards affect student performance?

Figlio, D. N. & Lucas, M. E., Aug 1 2004, In : Journal of Public Economics. 88, 9-10, p. 1815-1834 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Scopus citations

Grade inflation sending the wrong message

Figlio, D. N. & Lucas, M. E., May 1 2004, In : Current. 462

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Maternal and infant factors associated with excess kindergarten costs

Roth, J., Figlio, D. N., Chen, Y., Ariet, M., Carter, R. L., Resnick, M. B. & Morse, S. B., Sep 2004, In : Pediatrics. 114, 3, p. 720-728 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Political economy of the inequality in school spending

Figlio, D. N., Husted, T. A. & Kenny, L. W., Jan 1 2004, In : Journal of Urban Economics. 55, 2, p. 338-349 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

School Funding and School Accountability

Figlio, D., 2004, Helping Children Left Behind: State Aid and the Pursuit of Educational Equity. Yinger, J. (ed.). MIT Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The gentleman's "A"

Figlio, D. N. & Lucas, M. E., Mar 1 2004, In : Education Next. 4, 2, p. 60-66 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

What's in a grade? School report cards and the housing market

Figlio, D. N. & Lucas, M. E., Jun 1 2004, In : American Economic Review. 94, 3, p. 591-604 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

240 Scopus citations
2005

Food for thought: The effects of school accountability plans on school nutrition

Figlio, D. N. & Winicki, J., Feb 1 2005, In : Journal of Public Economics. 89, 2-3, p. 381-394 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

102 Scopus citations
2006

Accountability, Ability and Disability: Gaming the System?

Figlio, D. N. & Getzler, L. S., Jul 6 2006, Improving School Accountability Chec-Ups or Choice. Gronberg, T. & Jansen, D. (eds.). p. 35-49 15 p. (Advances in Applied Microeconomics; vol. 14).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

72 Scopus citations

Do accountability and voucher threats improve low-performing schools?

Figlio, D. N. & Rouse, C. E., Jan 1 2006, In : Journal of Public Economics. 90, 1-2, p. 239-255 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

115 Scopus citations

Testing, crime and punishment

Figlio, D. N., May 1 2006, In : Journal of Public Economics. 90, 4-5, p. 837-851 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

108 Scopus citations
2007

Boys Named Sue: Disruptive Children and their Peers

Figlio, D., 2007, In : Education Finance and Policy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Individual teacher incentives and student performance

Figlio, D. N. & Kenny, L. W., Jun 1 2007, In : Journal of Public Economics. 91, 5-6, p. 901-914 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

95 Scopus citations
2009

C. Interrupted Time Series with Comparison Groups: The Effect of Drinking Age Laws and Alcohol-Related Crashes: Time-Series Evidence from Wisconsin

Figlio, D. N., Apr 21 2009, Social Experimentation, Program Evaluation, and Public Policy: C. Interrupted Time Series with Comparison Groups. Blackwell Publishing Ltd, p. 306-315 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Does prenatal WIC participation improve birth outcomes? New evidence from Florida

Figlio, D. N., Hamersma, S. & Roth, J., Feb 1 2009, In : Journal of Public Economics. 93, 1-2, p. 235-245 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations

Public sector performance measurement and stakeholder support

Figlio, D. N. & Kenny, L. W., Oct 1 2009, In : Journal of Public Economics. 93, 9-10, p. 1069-1077 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations

School reforms and improved life outcomes for disadvantaged children

Figlio, D. N., Dec 1 2009, Making the Work-Based Safety Net Work Better: Forward-Looking Policies to Help Low-Income Families. Russell Sage Foundation, p. 149-182 34 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations

School Reforms and Low-Income Families: Getting Ahead in an Era Beyond Welfare Reform

Figlio, D., 2009, Pathways to Self-Sufficiency: Getting Ahead in an Era Beyond Welfare Reform. Kaplan, T., Heinrich, C. & Scholz, J. K. (eds.). Russell Sage Foundation

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The Effects of Pre-kindergarten Participation on Behavioral Outcomes

Figlio, D. N., 2009, An Economics Perspective on the Problems of Disadvantaged Youth. University of Chicago Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2010

The economics of school accountability

Figlio, D. N. & Ladd, H. F., Dec 1 2010, International Encyclopedia of Education. Elsevier Ltd., p. 374-379 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Who uses a means-tested scholarship, and what do they choose?

Figlio, D. N., Hart, C. M. D. & Metzger, M., Apr 1 2010, In : Economics of Education Review. 29, 2, p. 301-317 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations