Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management

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CHASM is a research centre based jointly in the School of Social Policy and Birmingham Business School. The aim of CHASM is to provide a focus for world-class research on: financial security; financial inclusion; financial capability; and wealth taxation. 

 

CHASM Conference July 2014

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Over 50 delegates from academia, public, private and third sectors attended the CHASM conference: 'Financial Security in an Age of Austerity', which took place on Friday 18th July, at the Friends Meeting House, Euston, London.
Date:
Wednesday 13th August 2014

International Network for Research on Asset Policies (INRAP)

Description
We are pleased to announce the launch of a new initiative – The International Network for Research on Asset Policies (INRAP) – which aims to bring together for the first time, academics, policymakers, research centres and networks, working within the broad area of 'asset-based' policies.
Date:
Thursday 10th July 2014

 

Forthcoming events |

'Taxing our wealth - do we have it right?' (4 - 6 November 2014)

As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences, a series of linked events targeted at 16-18 year olds will be addressing the question 'Do we have the tax system right when it comes to taxing people's wealth?'

e-Bulletins |

Read the latest e-Bulletin from the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) - Summer 2014

 

Launch of Commission Report  |

Responding to wealth inequality: A hard-hitting report on the distribution of wealth in the UK, calls for a series of measures to encourage saving. 

In this latest video, Ricky Joseph talks about his research with CHASM on financial inclusion and wealth inequality.