"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.
- High transport costs are stopping young people getting qualifications, argues the Association of Colleges
- New report recommends a series of reforms to re-engage young people with politics
- Europe’s new parties are rooted in “youth politics”
- Millions of “last-time buyers” could be planning to downsize their homes, according to new research
- Number of private renters forecast to grow by nearly a quarter in five years
- Winner Announced: IF/New Statesman 2015 Manifesto for Youth Essay Competition
- Empty Bedrooms Undermine New Building – IF’s latest report launched on 30 Oct 2014
- Sudden spike in Intergenerational Fairness Index for 2014 revealed
- IF Responds to Triple Lock Pension Guarantee announcement by David Cameron
- Autumn Statement 2013 – IF Response
- Why Buy-to-Let Equals Big Tax Let Off – Taxpayers fund £5 billion annual tax write-offs
- IF Launches the UK’s first Regional Intergenerational Fairness Index – geography matters
- Young People’s Prospects Worsened in Past Year: 2013 UK Intergenerational Fairness Index
- Kotlikoff’s latest Book: The Clash of Generations tells Americans how they can save themselves, their economy and their future
- John Kay explains why it’s important for older generations to get 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
2013 IF Index
The 2013 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.