Ola Aboukhsaiwan is a candidate in the MSc Economics program at the LSE. Her research interests lie at the intersection of education, labour and development economics. Prior to coming to LSE, she spent 4 years working in economic policy and strategy consulting in the Middle East. She graduated from the Huntsman Program (B.S. Economics and B.A. International Studies) at the University of Pennsylvania. She currently assists Professor Sandra McNally and Dr. Piero Montebruno on the COVID-19 policy response for education in the UK.