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Global Home Index, a comparative study of 20 countries May 2017 

The Home Renaissance Foundation of the United Kingdom supported by the Walmart Centre for Work Family Balance (CONFyE) of the IAE Business School of Argentina and the Culture, Work and Care Centre of INALDE Business School of Colombia make possible the Global Home Index (GHI), a pioneering worldwide research project aimed at determining how the work that is required to create a home is valued and experienced in different countries of the world.

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Bricks and Mortar Across Generations: A Think Piece on Intergenerational Living in the United Kingdom - March 2015 

The think piece reveals that increasing life-expectancy and rising house prices as key drivers behind the rise in intergenerational living, which is also more popular in families originating from South Asia or Southern Europe. The study also reveals that for the so-called ‘boomerang generation’ (younger people who return to live with parents) intergenerational living is showing signs of becoming normalised; no longer a sign of failing to live up to the dream of independent living. The report stresses, however, that Whitehall should not see intergenerational as a ‘silver bullet’ for the crisis in social care. It also calls for a Commission on Intergenerational Housing.

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