Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management In 'CHASM' School of Social PolicyCentre on Household Assets and Savings ManagementAboutCore GroupPublicationsProjectsEventsNews INRAPGovernanceInternshipsContact Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) 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. Publications Research Latest briefing papers Latest News Posted 14 October 2015 One in three could not find £200 in an emergency, research shows Twenty-two per cent admit they would have to borrow the money or sell a personal possession to fund such a one-off expense, with a further 12% saying they simply could not pay, according to data published in an annual financial-state-of-the-nation report by academics. Posted 28 September 2015 Housing and Communities Research Network announce new programme of seminars New programme of seminars is announced by Housing and Communities Research Network. Posted 24 August 2015 CHASM new Director CHASM announces change in leadership. View more news Latest videos Professor Peter Davies talks about his research on 'Assessing financial literacy in secondary schools' Ricky Joseph talks about his research on 'Mind the Wealth Gap: Intergenerational justice and family welfare' Tweets by @UoBCHASM Browser does not support script.