Childcare and depression during the coronavirus pandemic in South Africa: A gendered analysis

The 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has had a devastating impact on livelihoods. While significant attention has rightly focused on the dangers of infection and the economic consequences of the pandemic due to job losses, etc., scholars have begun to highlight the nontrivial mental health effects of the pandemic.

Compensating for Academic Loss: Online Learning and Student Performance during the COVID-19 Pandemic

This paper estimates the effects of online learning on student performance, using administrative data on ninth graders from three middle schools located in the same county within Baise City of China which enforced different educational practices from mid-February to early April of 2020

Simulating the Potential Impacts of COVID-19 School Closures on Schooling and Learning Outcomes: A Set of Global Estimates

This paper presents simulations of the potential effect of COVID-19-related school closures on schooling and learning outcomes. It considers four scenarios—varying in both the duration of school closures and the effectiveness of any mitigation strategies being deployed by governments.