Lifetime Covid Costs: Economist Eric Hanushek with Sharyl Attkisson

Attkisson: There’s a growing consensus that the Covid shutdowns of schools not only did more harm than good, but that the detrimental impacts will be felt for a generation or more. Some of that cost can be calculated with a fair amount of precision. That’s according to Eric Hanushek, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University, who I spoke with in California.

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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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  1. No one can estimate the damages and certainly not with any amount of precision. Thanks, Mark !!!

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