Are fiscal rules intergenerationally fair?

In the run-up to the 2017 general election, the three major political parties all pledged to eliminate the government deficit by the end of the next parliament. What are the implications of these policies for intergenerational fairness? Elliot Jones, IF Summer intern, investigates

China’s intergenerational tensions

Drawing on interviews and observations during a recent visit, Angus Hanton, co-founder of IF, reflects on fairness between the generations in China

We might die sooner than we thought

IF volunteer Robert Wilson considers the impact new mortality projections will have on the state and defined benefit pension schemes