David N. Figlio

Research Fellow

University of Rochester

David Figlio is Director of the Institute for Policy Research and Orrington Lunt Professor of Education and Social Policy and of Economics at Northwestern University.

He conducts research on a wide range of education and health policy issues from school accountability and standards to welfare policy and policy design. Figlio is the editor of the Journal of Human Resources and serves as associate editor of several other leading journals.

David joined IZA as a Research Fellow in July 2016.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16369
published in: American Economic Review, 2023, 113 (11), 2974-3002
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14342
published in: American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2023, 15 (4), 255-294
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10147
published in: American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2019, 11 (4), 272-309
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9474
published in: Handbook of the Economics of Education, Volume 5, 2016, 75–138