Photo of Eric HanushekThe Paul and Jean Hanna Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University, Eric Hanushek, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss Hanushek’s new study, which calculates the expected losses to the annual GDP incurred by the Covid-19 shutdown of schools.

Hanushek, with his co-author Ludger Woessman, detailed the findings in “Costs of Past and Future Learning Losses” for Education Next. The full paper is available at OECD.

Last updated September 21, 2020