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What happened when parents lost their jobs during lockdown?
Claudia Hupkau, Ingo Isphording, Stephen Machin and Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela December 2020
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Tags: covid-19; education; skills; employment; unemployment; labour markets; wellbeing

Many parents had to cope with losing their jobs or part of their income at the same time as they were forced to home school. How did this affect their children's learning and their mental health? Claudia Hupkau, Ingo Isphording, Stephen Machin and Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela share their findings and warn these rising inequalities should be borne in mind as the government considers school closures again.