Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics report a 24% increase in the number of stay-at-home young adults over the past decade. IF Junior Researcher, Melissa Bui, writes on how failing to address the core issues behind this development may turn key milestones into a distant dream for young adults within the next decade
The Bruno Visentini Foundation has looked at international intergenerational initiatives to propose ways to tackle the intergenerational problems of Italy, one of which is an “opportunity income” scheme. Luciano Monti, Scientific co-director of the Bruno Visentini Foundation, explains the background, and the proposal.
Renters in the UK – who are disproportionately young adults – enjoyed a big win last week with the announcement that no-fault evictions will be banned in future. David Kingman explains why this is an important step forward for intergenerational justice
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
Adulthood has traditionally been marked by the achievement of a series of milestones, such as getting a job, owning a home and starting a family. But are Millennials achieving these milestones at later ages than previous generations? David Kingman examines the latest evidence
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. Sonia Arakkal, co-founder of Australian lobby group Think Forward, explains why the youth mental health crisis in Australia is a symptom of intergenerational inequality, and what can be done about it
There’s a suspicion that lots of Millennials need supplementary jobs to make ends meet, or to prosper. David Kingman looks at the reality of side-hustling