Barbara Biasi Weakening Unions Can Lead to Gender Gap in Wages Barbara Biasi December 02, 2020 In 2011, legislation in Wisconsin reduced the power of unions to negotiate teachers’ salaries. Within five years, male teachers started earning more than women did. U.S. Jobs Numbers Show an Uptick from a Grim Baseline Barbara Biasi June 12, 2020 We asked labor economist Barbara Biasi what can be understood from the latest Employment Situation Summary—including whether the numbers are accurately reflecting the effects of a fast-moving crisis. Equalizing School Spending Boosts Lifelong Income Barbara Biasi September 04, 2019 School finance reforms that equalize spending across rich and poor neighborhoods improve the long-term economic outcomes of disadvantaged children. Does Performance-Based Pay Improve Teaching? Barbara Biasi September 19, 2018 Yale SOM economist Barbara Biasi studied what actually happened when some school districts in Wisconsin started paying partly based on effectiveness. Three Questions: Prof. Barbara Biasi on Teacher Pay Barbara Biasi September 05, 2018 We asked Barbara Biasi, a labor economist with a focus on education, about this year’s teachers' strikes and the wider implications of how we compensate teachers.