IMF says Brazil will have poorer generation due to excessive school closures during pandemic

This forecast places Brazil third among G20 countries, behind Indonesia, where the loss is estimated at 9.7%, and Mexico, which leads with 9.9%.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) estimates that incomplete learning during the health crisis, if not addressed, could reduce the average income of this generation of students by 9.1% over their lifetime.

This forecast places Brazil third among G20 countries, behind Indonesia, where the loss is estimated at 9.7%, and Mexico, which leads with 9.9%.

The report, released Tuesday (17), highlights that the impact of the pandemic on education is unprecedented and that the impact on the economy, inequality, and income of the population will be felt for a long time.

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