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This is the latest news from the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM). Find out about our forthcoming events.

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IRiS Seminar Series

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All are welcome to these seminars which will be followed by light refreshments. No need to register, just turn up!
Date:
Monday 6th January 2014

Birmingham Brief: Why doesn't work pay?

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The labour market has shown some signs of recovery in the last year with a fall in unemployment, but getting a job is no guarantee of avoiding poverty and for many people with jobs, work no longer seems to pay.
Date:
Monday 16th December 2013

Birmingham Brief: Why more must be done to curb the growing debt crisis

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Professor Karen Rowlingson, Director of the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) contributes to the latest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
Monday 28th October 2013

Responding to wealth inequality

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A hard-hitting report on the distribution of wealth in the UK will today call for a series of measures to encourage saving – even among those on the lowest incomes – and for a new not-for-profit body to represent the interests of savers.
Date:
Wednesday 23rd October 2013

Latest CHASM Briefing Papers

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New Briefing Papers are now available on the CHASM website.
Date:
Tuesday 1st October 2013
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IRiS research video: Dr Ricky Joseph

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In the latest addition to the IRiS research videos, Dr Ricky Joseph talks about the Doctoral Research Diversity Network (DRDN) and how this research fits in with the work on the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS).
Date:
Monday 2nd June 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Academic advises on development of community housing industry in Australia

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Professor David Mullins who developed the adapted Delphi methodology being used by academics from University of New South Wales, Swinburne and University of Western Australia to track change in the Australian non profit housing sector will be contributing to a seminar on the latest Australian findings next Tuesday in Sydney.
Date:
Thursday 8th May 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Housing and communities: Australian speaking engagements

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Social Policy's David Mullins will be speaking at two events in Australia during May.
Date:
Monday 14th April 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Research shows growth in empty homes activity in the Midlands

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The Housing and Communities Research Group at the University of Birmingham has today launched a case studies report following a programme of research, funded by the Building and Social Housing Foundation (BSHF) and the Third Sector Research Centre (TSRC), to evaluate the impact of the Empty Homes Community Grants Programme (EHCGP) in the Midlands.
Date:
Tuesday 8th April 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Generation Rent: Facing the Challenges of Private Rental Expansion in Birmingham

Description
All are welcome to this open seminar, the eighth hosted by the Housing and Communities Research Network. It will be held on Tuesday 29 April 2014 from 4.15 until 5.30 in Room 710 of the Muirhead Tower, University of Birmingham.
Date:
Monday 31st March 2014
Categories:
Social Sciences
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