"As a species, our brains have just not evolved to deal with threats whose effects will be felt in what, for us, counts as the remote future. We respond to them by ignoring them." Daniel Kahneman, Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Public Affairs at Princeton University, Nobel Laureate in Economics
The Intergenerational Foundation (IF) researches fairness between generations. IF believes that, while increasing longevity is welcome, government policy must be fair to all generations – old, young or those to come.
IF launches Parents Against Student Debt
Following calls from parents incensed at the level of debt their kids are having to take on, we are launching a campaign to encourage parents to demand a fairer deal for students. That’s why we will be marching with students on 19 November in London. If you want to join us, email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information. Read more
- Are young people more generous than their parents?
- The Cridland Review of the State Pension age: Part 2 – Issues and challenges
- The Cridland Review of the State Pension age: Part 1 – Framing the discussion
- The “Living Home Standard” – a new way of measuring the housing crisis (Part 2)
- The “Living Home Standard” – a new way of measuring the housing crisis (Part 1)
The European Intergenerational Fairness Index 2016
- The UK 2016 Intergenerational Fairness Index published
- IF’s report: Graduate Premium is a myth for most launched
- DB Pensions: Choking Hazard report published
- IF’s report on nuclear: Toxic Time Capsule luanched
- Unlocking Britain’s Hidden Homes: IF’s report on downsizing-in-situ
- Parliamentary Work and Pensions Committee launches enquiry into intergenerational fairness
- IF in the News – latest coverage
- New Competition: €10,000 up for grabs in the IF/FRFG 2016/17 academic essay competition
IF Index – 2016
The latest Intergenerational Fairness Index reveals that pensions and government debt are key drivers for stagnation of young people’s prospects.
School Visits and Fact Sheets
If you want to give young people an introduction to the key issues surrounding intergenerational fairness why not download our free fact sheets or invite IF to speak at your school or college. Recommended age 16+.
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