Angus Hanton foresees a scarcity value for future labour, but other forces could undermine its potential for improving the fortunes of the young in the workplace
Antony Mason tries to untangle the intergenerational outcome of the increasing number of retirement-age workers in the labour market
David Kingman looks at youth unemployment around the world, its causes and some possible solutions
David Kingman explores whether people find it harder to grow up today than they used to
Liz Emerson asks where ultimately the responsibility lies for London’s riots
Angus Hanton asks if the baby boomers owe their success more to fortune than design – and if their prosperity has created an intergenerational deficit.
Sam Desborough looks at the suggestion that the role of immigration in filling job vacancies will have long-term intergenerational implications in the UK One and a half million. This is the number of people in the UK – according to most recent figures from the Department of Work and Pensions – who have never had a… Read more »
David Kingman investigates whether the Arab Spring has really been a battle between older generations and the young.
Sam Desborough explains why he was gripped by Jilted Generation, and why he thinks it should be required reading for fellow students The blurb for Jilted Generation describes it as a work of ‘irresistible polemical energy’ and this proves to be a most apt summary of Ed Howker and Shiv Malik’s writing.
David Kingman describes the fallout from a swelling elderly population Japan is the world’s fastest ageing country, making it a good case-study for the type of intergenerational issues that could emerge in Britain as our own population gets older.