Future Academic Prizes

Historically, we have jointly awarded a biennial Intergenerational Justice prize worth €10,000 with the Stuttgart-based Foundation for the Rights of Future Generations (FRFG). The prize has been open to essay-writers who address political and demographic issues pertaining to the field of intergenerational justice. The prize was initiated and funded by the Apfelbaum Foundation. If you… Read more »

Stockpiling Space: How the pandemic has increased housing inequalities between older and younger generations

This report investigates housing inequalities over the last decade and during the COVID-19 pandemic. It investigates the growing inequalities in housing assets and housing space between renters and owners, between rich and poor, and most significantly between older and younger generations, concludes that England now has two housing nations. Key findings: COVID-19 has exacerbated housing… Read more »

Age Bias: How government spending is skewed against the young

This report investigates government spending and age and finds that: The gap in the amount of money the government spent on an older person compared to what it spent on a child has doubled over the past 19 years. The government now spends around £20,800 on each pensioner and only £14,700 on each child –… Read more »

Grey Power: Young people missing from politics

This report investigates the ageing of British national and local political representatives, compares UK political representation internationally, and asks whether younger generations need political representatives that understand their generations’s plight through lived experience. Data sources include: Parliamentary Data Platform Members API House of Commons Register of Members’ Financial Interests ONS Population Estimates EveryPolitician UN Population… Read more »