Actuaries recognise the intergenerational unfairness of DB pensions. Angus Hanton, IF co-founder, reports
With rising rents, staggering student debts and increasing inflation that cuts into already depressed real wages, are young people’s finances at (tax) breaking point? Could age-based taxation improve the intergenerational balance? Elliot Jones, IF Summer Intern, explores…
Recent decades have seen important steps toward equality for different genders, sexualities and ethnicities. But members of one “group” remain second-class citizens. We must broaden our understanding of social membership and take responsibility for the effects of our actions upon those who will be born after we are gone. Rohin Burney-O’Dowd, IF summer intern, investigates.
David Kingman looks at the findings of an LSE research project into the impacts of low-cost home ownership schemes on making the housing ladder accessible to low-income buyers
Newly-published ONS figures have shown the colossal impact that the maturation of final salary pension schemes is having on pensioners’ living standards, reports David Kingman. But what will this mean for younger generations who don’t have access to such schemes?
Drawing on interviews and observations during a recent visit, Angus Hanton, co-founder of IF, reflects on fairness between the generations in China
A large share of “extremists” on both sides of the Brexit debate would be happy to see the British economy suffer damage in order to have their way, according to new polling from YouGov. David Kingman looks at the questions this raises for intergenerational fairness
In a series of question and answers, Allan Martin – an actuary and independent pension scheme trustee – reveals the huge and growing burden of public sector pensions, and the alarming implications for the future generations
A National Audit Office review of the Hinkley Point C deal agrees with the conclusion of IF’s previous research that it is likely to represent very poor value for taxpayers’ money. David Kingman reports
In light of the Queen’s Speech and the Conservative-DUP deal, David Kingman asks whether the intergenerational policies in the Conservative Party election manifesto actually cost them votes