David Figlio

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


Does Competition Improve Public Schools?

New evidence from the Florida tax-credit scholarship program

Winter 2011 / Vol. 11, No. 1

The Gentleman’s A

New evidence on the effects of grade inflation

Spring 2004 / Vol. 4, No. 2

Blog Posts/Multimedia

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.

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The Hoover Institution at Stanford University - Ideas Defining a Free Society

Harvard Kennedy School Program on Educational Policy and Governance

Thomas Fordham Institute - Advancing Educational Excellence and Education Reform