Professor Andrabi analyzes the impact of the 2005 Earthquake in Pakistan on the recovery of student learning outcomes. He examines the implications these findings for the risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic to student learning outcomes. Tahir Andrabi is Stedman-Sumner Professor of Economics at Pomona College. He is a founding Director of the centre for Economic Research, Pakistan and the inaugural Dean of the LUMS School of Education His research interests include the economics of education and development economics. He has published extensively in major economics and education journals including the American Economic Review and Review of Economics and Statistics. In 2007, his work on religious education in Pakistan received the George Bereday Award for the best paper published in Comparative Education Review in 2006 from the Comparative and International Education Society.