• 2786 Citations
1994 …2020

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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

Accountability in US education: Applying lessons from K-12 experience to higher education

Deming, D. J. & Figlio, D., Jun 1 2016, In : Journal of Economic Perspectives. 30, 3, p. 33-55 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

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

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

Are private schools really better?

Figlio, D. N. & Stone, J. A., Dec 1 2012, 35th Anniversary Retrospective. Polachek, S. & Tatsiramos, K. (eds.). p. 219-244 26 p. (Research in Labor Economics; vol. 35).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations

Are tenure track professors better teachers?

Figlio, D. N., Schapiro, M. O. & Soter, K. B., Oct 1 2015, In : Review of Economics and Statistics. 97, 4, p. 715-724 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 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

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Boys Named Sue: Disruptive Children and their Peers

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

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

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

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

Competitive effects of means-tested school vouchers

Figlio, D. & Hart, C. M. D., 2014, In : American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. 6, 1 A, p. 133-156 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

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

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

Does competition improve public schools?

Figlio, D. & Hart, C., 2011, In : Education Next. 11, 1, p. 74-80 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

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

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

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 students benefit from longer school days? Regression discontinuity evidence from Florida's additional hour of literacy instruction

Figlio, D. N., Holden, K. L. & Ozek, U., Dec 1 2018, In : Economics of Education Review. 67, p. 171-183 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 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

Educational performance of children born prematurely

Garfield, C. F., Karbownik, K., Murthy, K., Falciglia, G., Guryan, J., Figlio, D. N. & Roth, J., Aug 2017, In : JAMA Pediatrics. 171, 8, p. 764-770 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Education Research and Administrative Data

Figlio, D. N., Karbownik, K. & Salvanes, K. G., Jan 1 2016, Handbook of the Economics of Education, 2016. Machin, S., Woessmann, L. & Hanushek, E. A. (eds.). Elsevier., p. 75-138 64 p. (Handbook of the Economics of Education; vol. 5).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

9 Scopus citations
Open Access
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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Feeling the florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountabilitypressure

Rouse, C. E., Hannaway, J., Goldhaber, D. & Figlio, D., May 1 2013, In : American Economic Journal: Economic Policy. 5, 2, p. 251-281 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Scopus citations

Fiscal Implications of School Accountability Initiatives

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

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

Grade inflation sending the wrong message

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

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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

Information Shocks and the Take-Up of Social Programs

Figlio, D. N., Hamersma, S. & Roth, J., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 34, 4, p. 781-804 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Introduction to "are private schools really better?"

Figlio, D. N. & Stone, J. A., Dec 1 2012, 35th Anniversary Retrospective. Polachek, S. & Tatsiramos, K. (eds.). p. 215-218 4 p. (Research in Labor Economics; vol. 35).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Is it live or is it internet? experimental estimates of the effects of online instruction on student learning

Figlio, D., Rush, M. & Yin, L., Oct 1 2013, In : Journal of Labor Economics. 31, 4, p. 763-784 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

75 Scopus citations

Long-term cognitive and health outcomes of school-aged children who were born late-term vs full-term

Figlio, D. N., Guryan, J., Karbownik, K. & Roth, J., Aug 2016, In : JAMA Pediatrics. 170, 8, p. 758-764 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Long-term cognitive and health outcomes of school-aged children who were born late-term vs full-term

Figlio, D. N., Guryan, J. E., Karbownik, K. & Roth, J., Dec 1 2016, In : Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey. 71, 12, p. 693-694 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

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

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

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 Accountability

Figlio, D. & Loeb, S., 2011, In : Handbook of the Economics of Education. 3, p. 383-421 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

112 Scopus citations

School accountability and student achievement

Figlio, D. N. & Ladd, H. F., Jan 1 2014, Handbook of Research in Education Finance and Policy, Second Edition. Taylor and Francis, p. 194-210 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

11 Scopus citations

School accountability and teacher mobility

Feng, L., Figlio, D. N. & Sass, T., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Urban Economics. 103, p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 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

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