David N. Figlio

Northwestern University

2001 Sheridan Road

Evanston, IL 60208

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (41)

1.

Are Tenure Track Professors Better Teachers?

NBER Working Paper No. w19406
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Sep 2013
David N. Figlio, Morton Owen Schapiro and Kevin B. Soter
Northwestern University, Williams College - Department of Economics and Stanford University, School of Law, Students
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Names, Expectations and the Black-White Test Score Gap

NBER Working Paper No. w11195
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2010
David N. Figlio
Northwestern University
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Is it Live or is it Internet? Experimental Estimates of the Effects of Online Instruction on Student Learning

NBER Working Paper No. w16089
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2015
David N. Figlio, Mark Rush and Lu Yin
Northwestern University, University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Individual Teacher Incentives and Student Performance

NBER Working Paper No. w12627
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2010
David N. Figlio and Lawrence W. Kenny
Northwestern University and University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Department of Economics
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School Choice and the Distributional Effects of Ability Tracking: Does Separation Increase Equality?

NBER Working Paper No. w8055
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Dec 2000 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2021
David N. Figlio and Marianne Page
Northwestern University and University of California, Davis
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Accountability , Ability and Disability: Gaming the System

NBER Working Paper No. w9307
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Nov 2002
David N. Figlio and Lawrence S. Getzler
Northwestern University and Virginia Department of Planning and Budget
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Economic Inequality and the Provision of Schooling

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 5, No. 3, September 1999
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Sep 2007
Thomas A. Downes and David N. Figlio
Tufts University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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income inequality

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What's in a Grade? School Report Cards and House Prices

NBER Working Paper No. w8019
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Nov 2000 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2001
David N. Figlio and Maurice E. Lucas
Northwestern University and School Board of Alachua County, Florida
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Food for Thought: The Effects of School Accountability Plans on School Nutrition

NBER Working Paper No. w9319
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Nov 2002 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2015
David N. Figlio and Joshua Winicki
Northwestern University and American Institutes for Research
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Do High Grading Standards Affect Student Performance?

NBER Working Paper No. w7985
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Oct 2000 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2021
David N. Figlio and Maurice E. Lucas
Northwestern University and School Board of Alachua County, Florida
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Education Research and Administrative Data

Handbook of the Economics of Education, Volume 5, 2015, NHH Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 24/2015
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 20 Oct 2015
David N. Figlio, Krzysztof Karbownik and Kjell G. Salvanes
Northwestern University, Northwestern University and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics
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Education Research and Administrative Data

NBER Working Paper No. w21592
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 28 Sep 2015
David N. Figlio, Krzysztof Karbownik and Kjell G. Salvanes
Northwestern University, Northwestern University and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics
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Education Research and Administrative Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9474
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 16 Nov 2015
David N. Figlio, Krzysztof Karbownik and Kjell G. Salvanes
Northwestern University, Northwestern University and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics
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education research, administrative data

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Sex, Drugs, and Catholic Schools: Private Schooling and Non-Market Adolescent Behaviors

NBER Working Paper No. w7990
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Nov 2000 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2002
David N. Figlio and Jens Ludwig
Northwestern University and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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School Accountability and Teacher Mobility

NBER Working Paper No. w16070
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Jun 2010
Li Feng, David N. Figlio and Tim R. Sass
Texas State University, Northwestern University and Georgia State University - Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
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Feeling the Florida Heat? How Low-Performing Schools Respond to Voucher and Accountability Pressure

NBER Working Paper No. w13681
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 21 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2007
Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section, Urban Institute, The Urban Institute and Northwestern University
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Testing, Crime and Punishment

NBER Working Paper No. w11194
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2021
David N. Figlio
Northwestern University
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Long-Term Orientation and Educational Performance

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10147
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 22 Aug 2016
David N. Figlio, Paola Giuliano, Umut Özek and Paola Sapienza
Northwestern University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management, American Institutes for Research and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management - Department of Finance
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long-term orientation, education, cultural transmission

Long-Term Orientation and Educational Performance

NBER Working Paper No. w22541
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 22 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2021
David N. Figlio, Paola Giuliano, Umut Ozek and Paola Sapienza
Northwestern University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management, American Institutes for Research and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management - Department of Finance
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Long-Term Orientation and Educational Performance

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11536
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 03 Oct 2016
David N. Figlio, Paola Giuliano, Umut Ozek and Paola Sapienza
Northwestern University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management, American Institutes for Research and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management - Department of Finance
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Cultural Transmission, education, Long-Term Orientation

Birth Order and Delinquency: Evidence from Denmark and Florida

NBER Working Paper No. w23038
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
Aarhus University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA), Northwestern University, Northwestern University and Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics
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Birth Order and Delinquency: Evidence from Denmark and Florida

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6330
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 Mar 2017
Aarhus University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA), Northwestern University, Northwestern University and Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics
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Value Added of Teachers in High Poverty Schools and Lower Poverty Schools

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 12-07
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 13 Mar 2012
Tim R. Sass, Jane Hannaway, Zeyu Xu, David N. Figlio and Li Feng
Georgia State University - Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Urban Institute, The Urban Institute, Northwestern University and Texas State University
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Sibling Spillovers

NBER Working Paper No. w23062
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2021
University of Texas at Austin - Center for Law, Business, and Economics, Aarhus University, Northwestern University, Northwestern University - Human Development and Social Policy (HDSP) Program, Northwestern University, Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business Economics, Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics and Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business Economics
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Sibling Spillovers

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6348
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Mar 2017
University of Texas at Austin - Center for Law, Business, and Economics, Aarhus University, Northwestern University, Northwestern University - Human Development and Social Policy (HDSP) Program, Northwestern University, Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business Economics, Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics and Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business Economics
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sibling spillovers, child care, sibling fixed effects

Family Disadvantage and the Gender Gap in Behavioral and Educational Outcomes

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5925
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Jun 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University, Northwestern University, Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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gender gap, family structure, education and inequality, early skills development

Family Disadvantage and the Gender Gap in Behavioral and Educational Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w22267
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 24 May 2016 Last Revised: 07 May 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University, Northwestern University, Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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Boys Named Sue: Disruptive Children and Their Peers

NBER Working Paper No. w11277
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2009
David N. Figlio
Northwestern University
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School Starting Age and Cognitive Development

NBER Working Paper No. w23660
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2021
University of Toronto - Centre For Industrial Relations, Northwestern University, Northwestern University and Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics
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The Effects of Direct Foreign Investment on Local Communities

NBER Working Paper No. w7274
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Feb 2000 Last Revised: 05 May 2000
David N. Figlio and Bruce A. Blonigen
Northwestern University and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
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Competition between Private and Public Schools: Testing Stratification and Pricing Predictions

NBER Working Paper No. w7956
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Oct 2000 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2021
Dennis Epple, David N. Figlio and Richard E. Romano
Carnegie Mellon University, Northwestern University and University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Department of Economics
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Born in the Family: Preferences for Boys and the Gender Gap in Math

NBER Working Paper No. w25535
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2021
Gaia Dossi, David N. Figlio, Paola Giuliano and Paola Sapienza
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics, Northwestern University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management - Department of Finance
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Born in the Family: Preferences for Boys and the Gender Gap in Math

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13504
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Feb 2019
Gaia Dossi, David N. Figlio, Paola Giuliano and Paola Sapienza
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics, Northwestern University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management - Department of Finance
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cultural transmission, gender differences, Math Performance

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Cramming: The Effects of School Accountability on College-Bound Students

NBER Working Paper No. w12628
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2010
Colleen Donovan, David N. Figlio and Mark Rush
Freddie Mac, Northwestern University and University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Department of Economics
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Do Accountability and Voucher Threats Improve Low-Performing Schools?

NBER Working Paper No. w11597
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 26 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2010
David N. Figlio and Cecilia E. Rouse
Northwestern University and Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section
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School Quality and the Gender Gap in Educational Achievement

NBER Working Paper No. w21908
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University, Northwestern University, Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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Information Shocks and Social Networks

NBER Working Paper No. w16930
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2021
David N. Figlio, Sarah Hamersma and Jeffrey Roth
Northwestern University, University of Florida and Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics
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Competitive Effects of Means-Tested School Vouchers

NBER Working Paper No. w16056
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 07 Jun 2010
David N. Figlio and Cassandra Hart
Northwestern University and University of California, Davis
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School Segregation and Racial Gaps in Special Education Identification

NBER Working Paper No. w25829
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 13 May 2019 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2021
Michigan State University, Northwestern University, Michigan State University and American University
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An Extra Year to Learn English? Early Grade Retention and the Human Capital Development of English Learners

NBER Working Paper No. w25472
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2021
David N. Figlio and Umut Ozek
Northwestern University and American Institutes for Research
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Inequality Before Birth: The Developmental Consequences of Environmental Toxicants

NBER Working Paper No. w22263
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 24 May 2016 Last Revised: 02 May 2021
Claudia Persico, David N. Figlio and Jeffrey Roth
American University, Northwestern University and Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics
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Testing, Stress, and Performance: How Students Respond Physiologically to High-Stakes Testing

NBER Working Paper No. w25305
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2021
Naval Postgraduate School, Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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Suburbanization, Demographic Change and the Consequences for School Finance

NBER Working Paper No. w16137
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2021
David N. Figlio and Deborah Fletcher
Northwestern University and University of Florida
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The Effects of Poor Neonatal Health on Children's Cognitive Development

NBER Working Paper No. w18846
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Mar 2013
Northwestern University, Northwestern University - Human Development and Social Policy (HDSP) Program, Northwestern University and Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics
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Cross-Generational Differences in Educational Outcomes in the Second Great Wave of Immigration

NBER Working Paper No. w22262
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 May 2016 Last Revised: 01 May 2021
Umut Ozek and David N. Figlio
American Institutes for Research and Northwestern University
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Unwelcome Guests? The Effects of Refugees on the Educational Outcomes of Incumbent Students

NBER Working Paper No. w23661
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2021
David N. Figlio and Umut Ozek
Northwestern University and American Institutes for Research
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The Role of Neonatal Health in the Incidence of Childhood Disability

NBER Working Paper No. w25828
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 13 May 2019
Michigan State University, Northwestern University, Michigan State University and American University
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The Local Response to Tax Limitation Measures: Do Local Governments Manipulate Voters to Increase Revenues?

Posted: 17 Oct 2001
David N. Figlio and Arthur O'Sullivan
Northwestern University and Lewis & Clark College - Department of Economics

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The Effects of Foreign Direct Investment on Local Communities

Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 48, No. 2, September 2000
Posted: 31 Aug 2001
David N. Figlio and Bruce A. Blonigen
Northwestern University and University of Oregon - Department of Economics

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foreign direct investment, local public finance; labor markets