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Intergenerational fairness

Intergenerational fairness (that is, allowing all age groups and generations fair access to resources) has faltered in recent years. The arrival COVID-19 is making matters worse. Part of building back better is ensuring the challenges and opportunities that arise during the recovery period and beyond affect everyone proportionally.

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Policy: taking intergenerational fairness into account


23 July 2020: Policymakers are increasingly seeing the need to incorporate future generations into their decision making. Ellen Shepherd tells us about the framework her team is designing to systematise that process.

A fair recovery: employment, housing and tax


16 July: A fair recovery must focus on getting young people into work, addressing the housing crisis and reforming the tax system, intergenerational fairness expert Maja Gustafsson tells ICAEW Insights.