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The Telegraph

Schools need to be open longer to allow 'Covid generation' to catch up after lockdown

Intervention needed to prevent children entering a 'dark age' of declining social mobility due to social inequalities, LSE report says.


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Covid-19 and social mobility

CEP Education and Skills

Lee Elliot-major webpage

Stephen Machin webpage


News Posted: 28/05/2020      [Back to the Top]

The Guardian

Pandemic damages life prospects of all young Britons, report says

Covid generation of under-25s less likely to fulfil potential, regardless of background.


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Covid-19 and social mobility

CEP Education and Skills

Lee Elliot-major webpage

Stephen Machin webpage


News Posted: 28/05/2020      [Back to the Top]

The Daily Telegraph

The surprising health benefits of the coronavirus lockdown; Despite the gloom, there are reasons to be positive, say Helen Chandler-Wilde and Luke Mintz

"It's not just core relationships that matter, it's also the peripheral ones," says Prof Lord Richard Layard, a happiness researcher at the London School of Economics. "People never look at each other in the street but now some people are." He says that refusing to engage positively with strangers is not a natural way of being.


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When to release the lockdown: A wellbeing framework for analysing costs and benefits

CEP Wellbeing

Andrew Clark webpage

Jan-Emmanuel De neve webpage

Christian Krekel webpage

Richard Layard webpage

Gus O'donnell webpage


News Posted: 18/05/2020      [Back to the Top]

Independent

Women bearing burden of childcare and homeschooling in lockdown, study finds.

Research suggests coronavirus outbreak is widening gender gap in workplace and home.


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Independent - Women bearing burden of childcare and homeschooling in lockdown, study finds.

Work, care and gender during the Covid-19 crisis

CEP Labour Markets

Claudia Hupkau webpage

Barbara Petrongolo webpage


News Posted: 14/05/2020      [Back to the Top]