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Research Output 1994 2019

2004
62 Citations (Scopus)

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

Student performance
Grading
Test scores
Mean reversion
School districts

Grade inflation sending the wrong message

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

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

inflation
grading
elementary school
student
classroom
17 Citations (Scopus)

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 1 2004, In : Pediatrics. 114, 3, p. 720-728 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mothers
Costs and Cost Analysis
Special Education
Parturition
Birth Certificates
12 Citations (Scopus)

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

political economy
school
political structure
constitutional state
taxes

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

1 Citation (Scopus)

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

222 Citations (Scopus)

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

Report cards
Housing market
House prices
Residential location
Residential property
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

53 Citations (Scopus)

Food stamp caseloads over the business cycle

Ziliak, J. P., Gundersen, C. & Figlio, D. N., Jan 1 2003, In : Southern Economic Journal. 69, 4, p. 903-919 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Food stamps
Business cycles
Welfare reform
Unemployment rate
Panel data
2002
45 Citations (Scopus)

Can public schools buy better-qualified teachers?

Figlio, D. N., Jan 1 2002, In : Industrial and Labor Relations Review. 55, 4, p. 686-699 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wages
Public schools
School districts
Education
Salary
84 Citations (Scopus)

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

school choice
student
ability
evidence
empirical research

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

2001
42 Citations (Scopus)

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

private school
public policy
crime rate
violent crime
school
34 Citations (Scopus)

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

Tax
Qualification
Education
Test scores
Equalization
30 Citations (Scopus)

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

taxes
revenue
mayor
police officer
evidence
2000
122 Citations (Scopus)

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

Economics
Child welfare
Welfare reform
Macroeconomy
Economic conditions
19 Citations (Scopus)

Political shirking, opponent quality, and electoral support

Figlio, D. N., Dec 1 2000, In : Public Choice. 103, 3-4, p. 271-284 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

public choice
voter
election
evidence
literature
49 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of foreign direct investment on local communities

Figlio, D. N. & Blonigen, B. A., Jan 1 2000, In : Journal of Urban Economics. 48, 2, p. 338-363 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

foreign direct investment
direct investment
foreign investment
public spending
panel data
25 Citations (Scopus)

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

welfare reform
Food Assistance
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
electronics
researchers
1999
53 Citations (Scopus)

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

private school
Private schools
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

consolidation
bank
banking
minority
cross-sectional study
125 Citations (Scopus)

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

welfare
welfare reform
decentralization
social policy
public policy
31 Citations (Scopus)

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

Free lunch
Tax
Service quality
Expenditure
Public sector

Economic Inequality and the Provision of Schooling

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Economic inequality
Schooling
School finance
Labor market outcomes
Income
54 Citations (Scopus)

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

production function
resources
school
student
education

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

1998
33 Citations (Scopus)

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

Property tax
Oregon
Tax
Public schools
Distributional effects
30 Citations (Scopus)

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

Voting
Direct foreign investment
1997
70 Citations (Scopus)

Did the "tax revolt" reduce school performance?

Figlio, D. N., Jan 1 1997, In : Journal of Public Economics. 65, 3, p. 245-269 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

School performance
Tax
Student performance
Mathematics
Property tax
77 Citations (Scopus)

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

Teacher salaries
Teacher quality
Expertise
Undergraduate
Selectivity
1995
19 Citations (Scopus)
Law
evidence
Crash
Drinking
critic
19 Citations (Scopus)
time series
alcohol
Law
evidence
Alcohol
16 Citations (Scopus)

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

Figlio, D. N., Jan 1 1995, In : Public Finance Review. 23, 2, p. 226-241 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

retirement
voting
political behavior
voting behavior
evidence
1994

Trends in the Publication of Empirical Economics

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle