Related Literature

A list of publications particularly relevant and useful to this project can be found below. However, for a more comprehensive list of all documents referenced by each publication, please see the bibliography and citations for that publication:


    • Atkinson, Anthony Barnes. (2015) Inequality: What can be done, Harvard University Press.
    • Arrow, K. J. (1973). Rawls’s principle of just saving. The Swedish journal of economics, 75(4), 323-335.
    • Auerbach, Alan J. (1991) Jagadeesh Gokhale, and Laurence J. Kotlikoff. Generational accounts-a meaningful alternative to deficit accounting. No. w3589. National Bureau of Economic Research.
    • Bloom, D. E., Börsch-Supan, A., McGee, P., & Seike, A. (2011) Population Ageing: Macro Challenges and Policy Responses. Global Population Ageing: Peril or Promise?, Geneva: World Economic Forum; 2011.
    • Cardarelli, R., Sefton, J., & Kotlikoff, L. J. (2000). Generational Accounting in the UK. The Economic Journal, 110(467), 547-574.
    • Crawford, R., & Hood, A. (2015). A tale of three distributions: inheritances, wealth and lifetime income. IFS Working Paper.
    • Frosztega, M., A. Holmans, and Department of the Environment, (1994). House Property and Inheritance in the UK. London: HMSO, 1994.
    • Gokhale, J., Kotlikoff, L. J., Sefton, J., & Weale, M. (2001). Simulating the transmission of wealth inequality via bequests. Journal of Public Economics,79(1), 93-128.
    • Hills, John (2014) Good times, bad times: the welfare myth of them and us Policy Press, Bristol, UK. ISBN 9781447320036
    • Hills, John (2009). Future pressures: intergenerational links, wealth, demography and sustainability. In: Hills, John and Sefton, Tom and Stewart, Kitty, (eds.) Towards a More Equal Society? Poverty, Inequality and Policy Since 1997. CASE studies on poverty, place and policy. Policy Press, Bristol, UK, 319-340. ISBN 9781847422019
    • Hills, J. (1996). Does Britain have a welfare generation?. The new generational contract, pp. 56-80.
    • Hills, J. Bastagli, F., Cowell, F., Glennerster, H., Karagiannaki, E. & McKnight, A. (2013). Wealth in the UK, Oxford University Press.
    • Hood, A. & Joyce, R. (2013). The economic circumstances of cohorts born between the 1940s and the 1970s, Institute of Fiscal Studies Working Paper, Available at http://www.ifs.org.uk/comms/r89.pdf.
    • Lee, R. D. (1994). Population age structure, intergenerational transfer, and wealth: A new approach, with applications to the United States. Journal of Human Resources, 1027-1063.
    • Lee, R. D., and Mason, A. (Eds.). (2011). Population aging and the generational economy: A global perspective. Edward Elgar Publishing.
    • Lee, R. D., Mason, A., Amporfu, E., An, C. B., Bixby, L. R., Bravo, J., … & Vaittinen, R. (2014). Is low fertility really a problem? Population aging, dependency, and consumption. Science, 346(6206), 229-234.
    • Morton, A. (2013). Housing and Intergenerational Fairness, Policy Exchange Report.
    • Rawls, John (1971). A theory of justice. Belknap Press.
    • Tremmel, J. (2009). A theory of intergenerational justice. Earthscan.