Author

David Figlio

    Author Bio:
    David Figlio is professor of education, social policy and economics at Northwestern University and research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.


Articles

Does Competition Improve Public Schools?

New evidence from the Florida tax-credit scholarship program

Winter 2011 / Vol. 11, No. 1

How Schools Respond to Competition

Podcast: David Figlio talks with Education Next about his new study, which finds that public schools in Florida raise their performance when faced with the prospect of losing students to nearby private schools via the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program.

The Gentleman’s A

New evidence on the effects of grade inflation

Spring 2004 / Vol. 4, No. 2

Blog Posts/Multimedia

A Silver Lining for Online Higher Education?

While the overall picture regarding online higher education is mixed, some new papers present some cause for optimism, especially if we can figure out ways to successfully monitor and certify the quality of online education.

11/14/2016

How Schools Respond to Competition

Podcast: David Figlio talks with Education Next about his new study, which finds that public schools in Florida raise their performance when faced with the prospect of losing students to nearby private schools via the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program.

11/17/2010
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