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Intergenerational fairness


Intergenerational fairness has risen up the agenda in recent years. From job and housing insecurity experienced by young people, to a social care system not fit to support older generations, Britain faces living standards challenges that affect different generations in different ways. Responding effectively to these challenges means understanding what’s driving them, and how they can be addressed. The Intergenerational Centre has been set up as a home for this analysis and policy thinking, looking at living standards through a generational lens.

Contacts

Laura Gardiner

Research Director
T: 020 3372 2954
E: laura.gardiner@resolutionfoundation.org

Maja Gustafsson

Researcher
T: 0203 372 2960
E: maja.Gustafsson@resolutionfoundation.org
Publications

Young workers in the coronavirus crisis

Findings from the Resolution Foundation’s coronavirus survey

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The coronavirus crisis is expected to hit workers hard, with evidence from previous crises indicating that the young are likely to be affected to a greater degree than most. In…
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Publications

Class of 2020

Education leavers in the current crisis

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The economic fallout from the coronavirus has taken the UK into uncharted territory, with fears that an additional 640,000 18-24-year-olds could find themselves unemployed this year alone. This briefing note…
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Never ever

Exploring the increase in people who’ve never had a paid job

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This briefing note explores why, despite record-high employment, the proportion of working-age adults who have never had a paid job has increased, pointing to a reduction in ‘earning while learning’…
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Publications

Bridging divides?

Analysing the 2019 general election from a generational perspective

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This spotlight article looks at the 2019 general election from a generational perspective. Age has become increasingly important for party choice over recent decades, with the Brexit vote turbo-charging these…
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Events

Lending a hand

Family support amid rising life expectancy

The Resolution Foundation will host an expert panel to discuss the changes a longer life will bring to our families. The panel – including Baroness Camilla Cavendish, journalist and author…
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Events

Generation Pinched?

Book launch for the new edition of The Pinch, by David Willetts

In 2010 David Willetts published The Pinch, the first book to warn that younger generations in Britain were losing out to the baby boomers. Ten years on, Lord Willetts has…
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Publications

Ageing, fast and slow

When place and demography collide

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Demographic divergence matters for local government, for local economies, and for our politics. This report describes differences in ageing in different regions across the UK, and examines the implications for…
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A fraying net

The role of a state safety net in supporting young people develop and transition to an independent, healthy future

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This report reviews the state-provided financial safety net available to young adults, and how it has changed over time. It finds that young people have always relied more on benefits…
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