Event: Assets, inequality and the future of asset-based policies in the US and UK

Posted on Thursday 19th January 2012

CHASM conference

The Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) is pleased to be hosting 2 events (one in London on 8 March and one in Birmingham on 9 March) on the future of asset-based policies. There is an exciting line-up of leading US researchers and practitioners in the field of asset-based policies, bringing together for the first time US and UK research, policy and practitioner communities to exchange and debate important challenges facing both countries.

The line-up for both events includes:

  • Dalton Conley, Dean of Social Science, New York University
  • William Darity, Director of the Racial Asset Network, Duke University
  • Thomas Shapiro, Director of the Institute of Assets and Social Policy, Brandeis University
  • Margaret Sherraden, University of Missouri, St Louis
  • Michael Sherraden, University of Washington, St Louis

Event details

8 March 2012 (London)
The Future of asset-based policies in the US and UK (Venue: NCVO, Regent's Wharf, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL). This event will also include John Hills and Julian Le Grand (London School of Economics) and Stephen McKay from the University of Birmingham. See full programme.

9 March 2012 (Birmingham)
Assets and inclusion: class ethnicity and inter-generational inequality (Venue: University of Birmingham Business School). This event will also include Anne Price, Director of Closing the Racial Wealth Gap, a US-based national research centre dedicated to building the economic health in vulnerable communities, Ricky Joseph (University of Birmingham) and Omar Khan, Head of Policy and Research at the Runnymede Trust. See full programme.

Further information

If you have any queries or would like further information, please contact Ricky Joseph, r.joseph@bham.ac.uk. To learn more about these events and to book your place, please see our events page for the London event on 8 March, and the Birmingham event on 9 March.