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. 


The benefits cap doesn't work: here's why

Director of the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM), Professor Karen Rowlingson, writes for the Conversation.
Tuesday 3rd February 2015

New report from CHASM on access to credit

The Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM), have published a new report entitled 'Introducing a Time Delay on Access to Credit: Is it just delaying the inevitable?', by Lindsey Appleyard, Jodi Gardner and Karen Rowlingson.
Thursday 29th January 2015


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.