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The economic cost of UK school closures

Ilzetzki, Ethan (2020) The economic cost of UK school closures. LSE Covid 19 Blog (02 Oct 2020). Blog Entry.

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Pupils in UK schools have lost up to 105 days of education due to school closures during the COVID-19 lockdown, and a second wave is disrupting education further. A Centre for Macroeconomics (CfM) survey predicted that the cost to UK economic growth in the long term will be minor to moderate, writes Ethan Ilzetzki (LSE). However, the CfM panel was unanimous that school closures will increase inequality, with a large majority predicting a persistent increase in inequality. The panel also predicted harm to gender equality.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: Economics
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2020 10:45
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2021 23:03

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