David Figlio

    Author Bio:
    David Figlio is Dean of the School of Education and Social Policy 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

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.