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A new generational contract

The Intergenerational Commission was convened by the Resolution Foundation to explore questions of intergenerational fairness that have

The new wealth of our nation

The Intergenerational Commission has identified two major trends affecting young adults today, beside the weak performance of

Supporting disabled people into work

The employment rate for disabled people in London stands at 46.5%. Meaning that some 370,000 disabled Londoners

The rise and rise of women’s employment in the UK

Over the past 40 years, the UK has seen an almost continual rise in the proportion of

Subjective expectations of survival and economic behaviour

This paper investigates individuals’ expectations about their own survival to older ages and compares these to projected

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The Intergenerational Commission was convened by the Resolution Foundation to explore questions of intergenerational fairness that have risen up the…

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By George Bangham

The Intergenerational Commission has identified two major trends affecting young adults today, beside the weak performance of their incomes and…

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By Matthew Oakley

The employment rate for disabled people in London stands at 46.5%. Meaning that some 370,000 disabled Londoners are out of…

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By Barra Roantree; Kartik Vira

Over the past 40 years, the UK has seen an almost continual rise in the proportion of women in employment.…

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By Cormac O'Dea;  David Sturrock

This paper investigates individuals’ expectations about their own survival to older ages and compares these to projected and actual survival…

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By Julian Jessop

The ongoing controversy over Melrose’s purchase of engineering company GKN illustrates many common misunderstandings about how free markets can work…

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By Stéphane Gauthier; Guy Laroque

Consider a simple general equilibrium economy with one representative consumer, a single competitive firm and the government. Suppose that the…

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By Stephen Clarke

In Q4 2017 the pay squeeze that had affected the UK economy since the beginning of the year was starting…

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By Various Authors

Britain faces a series of great challenges in the years ahead. Political, technological and demographic changes are underway that will…

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