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The cost of being young: measuring intergenerational consumer prices


The UK's young adults are navigating a very different economic landscape to earlier generations, including low real wage growth, lower likelihood of owning their own home and the uncertain prospects of Brexit. Rahat Siddique explores another potential source of variation across generational groups: their consumer preferences and the consumer prices that they face.


Rahat Siddique

2 March 2020     Paper Number CEPCP572

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This CentrePiece article is published under the centre's Labour markets programme.