Paul De Grauwe's picture
Affiliation: 
London School of Economics
Credentials: 
Professor of economics

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The Economic Cost of School Closures

Question 3: To what extent will school closures increase gender inequality due to unequal gender distribution of the burden of school closures?

Answer:
To a small degree and temporarily
Confidence level:
Confident

Question 2: To what extent will school closures increase inequality in human capital development?

Answer:
To a small degree and temporarily
Confidence level:
Confident

Question 1:What damage will school closures have on economic growth over a 10-15 year horizon?

Answer:
Minor
Confidence level:
Confident

Will COVID-19 Cause Permanent Damage to the UK Economy?

Question 2: Which aspect of the economy poses the greatest risk for a slow recovery?

Answer:
None of the above, other, or no opinion
Confidence level:
Confident
Comment:
It could be a combinations of all these answers

Question 1: How quickly will the economy rebound (e.g. to the pre-pandemic trend) once the COVID-19 pandemic has been contained and absent major policy interventions? 

Answer:
No opinion
Confidence level:
Confident
Comment:
I find it impossible to answer this question. It all depends on how long and how intense the pandemic will be, and how governments will react to this. Nobody has a clue today. Any of these answers could be true

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