The latest LSE research has revealed that despite better qualifications, young people in their 20s have suffered a higher percentage of falling wages than older generations. The report also considers the impact of the recession 2007-2013 by gender, region and ethnicity. A separate paper considers economic inequality in London.
In its 2014 Poverty and Social Exclusion report the Joseph Rowntree Foundation found that levels of poverty amongst the under 25 working population were rising.
Another recent paper by Stephen Jenkins compares income distribution in industrialised nations since 1964.
Use ONS data to provide insight into UK poverty.