The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Education Financing

How can policymakers mitigate the negative impact of COVID-19 on education finance?

This brief identifies the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to affect the availability of funding for education. It summarizes evidence on the negative impact that the pandemic is likely to have on education financing and identifies some policy responses to mitigate this impact.

In the Policy Responses section of the brief, authors discuss funding needs for the COVID-19 response, financing the COVID-19 response and improving monitoring and financial planning.

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By Samer Al-Samarrai, Omar Arias, Jaime Saavedra Maulshree Gangwar & Priyal Gala