It is now five years since the EU Referendum result, five years along the path towards the “sunlit uplands” promised by those that supported Brexit. Liz Emerson, IF Co-founder, investigates what benefits have been delivered for the UK’s young people.
Angus Hanton, IF Co-founder, explains why reform of the triple lock on the state pension must be implemented on intergenerational fairness grounds.
Commodity prices have already gone up sharply around the world and many other prices seem to be headed north. To fight COVID-19 the government has printed huge quantities of new money and many economists are predicting the result will be a sharp rise in inflation. Angus Hanton, IF Co-founder, asks what this would mean for the old and the… Read more »
The 2021 Budget is done and dusted. Liz Emerson, IF Co-founder, looks at the highs and lows for younger and future generations, using the lens of intergenerational fairness – on a Budget that the Chancellor called “honest” and “fair”
Severe floods have devastated millions of households in the central region of Vietnam over the past month. As expected, this has triggered investigations into how much of this disaster can be attributed to climate change. IF researcher Melissa Bui explains why these types of studies are not necessarily having the effect we might hope for
Recent pledges by Chancellor Rishi Sunak suggest a solid and welcome commitment to the transition to a green economy, post-COVID-19. But IF researcher Melissa Bui says there is reason to treat such pronounced good intentions with caution
The age bands that are applied to the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage are examples of age discrimination, surely? Rosie Neville, second-year Economics and Politics student at the University of Bristol, finds this government-prescribed policy unacceptable – scandalous, even
Researchers at the SIPA Center on Global Energy Policy released a study this week outlining a new approach for setting carbon prices. They claim their model permits countries to price carbon in a way that allows them to meet their net-zero targets. IF researcher Melissa Bui explains