"The benefits ... are being paid for by mounting government debt... much of it simply implicit in the promises of what services the government will pay for. Those promises will almost certainly be broken." Diane Coyle, The Economics of Enough
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.
- New figures reveal dual crisis in health and social care funding
- New research shows austerity is favouring older voters at the expense of the young
- New Bruegel report warns of the growing intergenerational divide across Europe
- Are we too short-termist when it comes to pensions?
- Government launches further reforms to “put students at the heart of higher education”
- Latest: 2015 Intergenerational Fairness Index published July 2015
- Should Young People Look North? report published.
- 2015 Ariadne Forecast: “Intergenerational Fairness Set to Move Centre Stage”
- Jolyon Maugham QC joins IF’s Advisory Board
- General Election 2015: How did young people vote?
- Professor Danny Dorling joins IF’s Advisory Board
- IF in The News – latest media coverage can be found here
- New Competition: €10,000 up for grabs in the IF/FRFG 2014/15 academic essay competition
- IF co-publishes a week long blog exchange on intergenerational fairness with ResPublica
- Winner Announced: IF/New Statesman 2015 Manifesto for Youth Essay Competition
- Empty Bedrooms Undermine New Building – IF’s report from Oct 2014
- Sudden spike in Intergenerational Fairness Index for 2014 revealed
- IF Responds to Triple Lock Pension Guarantee announcement by David Cameron
- Why Buy-to-Let Equals Big Tax Let Off – Taxpayers fund £5 billion annual tax write-offs
- John Kay explains why it’s important for older generations to understand intergenerational equity here
- Buy your copy of IF co-sponsored Regeneration, comprising essays by young British writers on intergenerational justice
- PFI and Intergenerational Equity with a Foreword by Margaret Hodge
- IF is contributing to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Intergenerational Futures
IF Index – 2015
The latest Intergenerational Fairness Index provides an increasingly damning indictment of the plight of younger generations over the past 20 years.
Schools 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. Recommended age 16+.
IF also undertakes school visits. For further information email email@example.com.