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The million dollar be-question: inheritances, gifts, and their implications for generational living standards

It is becoming increasingly evident that the 20th century promise of generation-on-generation living standards improvements is under threat today. In a range of areas, millennials (born 1981-2000) are falling behind their predecessors at the same age. Nowhere is this reversal of generational progress clearer than in relation to home ownership and wider wealth accumulation. Millennials […]

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A Budget for intergenerational fairness?

Summary Beyond facing down expected economic downgrades and clarifying the direction on Brexit, resetting the agenda on intergenerational fairness has emerged as a top priority for the Chancellor in this month’s Budget. This focus reflects a growing body of evidence showing that generation-on-generation living standards progress is under threat for today’s young adults – as […]

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Home Affront: housing across the generations

Executive summary Many disparities exist between the generations but none is more acutely felt than the question of housing. Across all income groups and all parts of the country, young people believe they are on the receiving end of a poorer housing experience than their parents and grandparents. Moreover, this angst transcends the generations: both […]

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