During the Covid-19 pandemic, online tutoring emerged as a potential solution to education challenges resulting from school closures on a massive scale. We are just having a first glimpse of the consequences of the pandemic on students’ outcomes—and it does not look good. Estimates indicate that school closures might push 24 million children out of school, four out of five … [Read more...] about Online Tutoring: a Promising Solution for Accelerating Learning
Michela Carlana is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. I am affiliated with the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy, the Women in Public Policy Program, and the Center for International Development. I am working on topics related to inequality and education, with a focus on gender and immigration. I am also a Faculty Affiliate of J-PAL, LEAP- Bocconi and a Research Affiliate of IZA, CESifo, and CEPR.