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Economics

An Intergenerational Contract for the Pandemic Age

The coronavirus is exacerbating tensions between those in power, and those who will pay the price for years to come.

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The hard reality of the Covid-19 pandemic is that while those at greatest risk of dying are retirement age or older, the economic disaster and its consequences fall disproportionately on the shoulders of the young.