At a time of increasing economic uncertainty and growing inequality, the UK like other advanced economies, has seen a shift from collective welfare provision towards private individual responsibility and risk. However, many people do not have the financial means or capability to manage this effectively. CHASM's role is to explore the ongoing changes to financial security.
CHASM is the first university-based, interdisciplinary research centre to focus on:
CHASM's mission is to carry out world-class research on wealth and financial security.
- Carry out cutting edge, rigorous, relevant, innovative and timely research projects and PhD research
- Engage stakeholders from different sectors to make an impact on policy and practice in our key areas
- Create an international research and policy network to share and disseminate the latest knowledge
- Contribute to teaching specialist modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels