Liz Emerson lays out the causes of the current housing squeeze, why this matters profoundly to society at large, and what should be done about it.
Young people who return to living with their parents have been dubbed the “Boomerang Generation”. David Kingman asks whether this happens by choice – or if they are forced to by factors beyond their control
IF supporter Tim Lund explains why the current focus on demand-side measures hurts both the younger generation and the broader economy
David Kingman explores Nick Clegg’s idea of letting older relatives use their pension pots to help their children and grandchildren fund the deposits on new homes
Antony Mason suggests that Jeff Randall’s TV report should be required viewing for anyone interested in today’s intergenerational issues.
David Kingman analyses the gloomy findings from the forecast of the UK housing market recently released by PricewaterhouseCoopers
David Kingman explains how overgenerous pension and healthcare commitments to former state workers have played a major role in pushing Stockton, California, over the precipice of bankruptcy
David Kingman explores the intergenerational injustice which is at the heart of the government’s proposed welfare reforms
David Kingman reports on the launch of IF’s Intergenerational Fairness Index, which assesses how intergenerational unfairness has worsened in the UK during the last 20 years
Claire Lamont describes the woes of renting accommodation in London when landlords have the whip hand in an ever tighter property market