Recent research suggests that most local authorities in England and Wales will be imposing large Council Tax increases this year in order to address shortfalls in their budgets. David Kingman looks at what implications this could have for intergenerational fairness
The Demography Prize 2019 offers a share of €10,000 for the best essays on the housing crisis, plus the possibility of publication in the Intergenerational Justice Review. Antony Mason gives the details
A new analysis of trends in health outcomes for young adults across a wide range of rich countries shows that the UK is doing remarkably poorly. David Kingman explains
“Hired: six months undercover in low-wage Britain” paints a vivid picture of life in some of the toughest corners of the world of work. It also – as Angus Hanton, Co-founder of IF, reports – raises issues of intergenerational fairness
A new index from the BBC has attempted to identify the best places to be a young adult in the UK. What does that really mean, asks David Kingman, IF’s Senior Researcher, and does it raise some further questions about how we measure people’s quality of life?
The initial findings from the 2017 to 2018 edition of the English Housing Survey were released last week, one of the UK’s best sources of data on housing-related matters. David Kingman reports on some of its key messages in relation to young adults and housing
MENTAL HEALTH BLOG WEEK.The transition to adulthood can look like a cliff edge. Matt Jordan, who works on the Health Foundation’s Young people’s future health inquiry, sets out the conditions that can make all the difference – between falling and jumping in