Pandemic Economics

The COVID Slide: Impact on Childhood

Aug. 13, 2020

You’ve likely heard of the summer slide in childhood learning. Will changes to education and toxic stress due to COVID-19 result in similar losses, especially for already disadvantaged children? John List and Dana Suskind share what evidence shows about the new risks facing families; then, Ariel Kalil discusses her research on interventions to support parents’ role in learning at home. See for privacy information. neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.