Institutions for future generations

Institutions for future generations are proposed new institutions or institutional reforms designed to better represent the interests of future generations in the political process.

Further reading

Baumann, Tobias (2020) Representing future generations in the political process, Center for Reducing Suffering, June 25.

González-Ricoy, Iñigo & Axel Gosseries (eds.) (2016) Designing institutions for future generations, in Institutions for Future Generations, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 3–23.

Jacobs, Alan M. (2011) Governing for the Long Term: Democracy and the Politics of Investment, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Jacobs, Alan M. (2016) Policy making for the long term in advanced democracies, Annual Review of Political Science, vol. 19, pp. 433–454.

John, Tyler (2019) Institutions for future generations, Effective Altruism Forum, November 11.

John, Tyler (2021) Empowering future people by empowering the young?, in Ageing without Ageism: Conceptual Puzzles and Policy Proposals, Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.

John, William & William MacAskill (2021) Longtermist institutional reform, in Natalie Cargill & Tyler John (eds.) The Long View: Essays on Policy, Philanthropy, and the Long-Term Future, London: First, pp. 45–60.

Jones, Natalie, Mark O’Brien & Thomas Ryan (2018) Representation of future generations in United Kingdom policy-making, Futures, vol. 102, pp. 153–163.

Krznaric, Roman (2019) Why we need to reinvent democracy for the long-term, BBC Future, March 18.

MacAskill, William (2019) Age-weighted voting, Effective Altruism Forum, July 12.

McKinnon, Catriona (2017) Endangering humanity: an international crime?, Canadian Journal of Philosophy, vol. 47, pp. 395–415.

Moorhouse, Fin & Luca Righetti (2021) Institutions for the long run: taking future generations seriously in government, Cambridge Journal of Law, Politics, and Art, vol. 1, pp. 430–437.

Nesbit, Martin & Andrea Illés (2015) Establishing an EU “Guardian for future generations”. Report and recommendations for the World Future Council, Institute for European Environmental Policy, London.

All-Party Parliamentary Group for Future Generations | electoral reform | institutional decision-making | longtermism | policy change