CHASM Conference July 2014

Posted on Wednesday 13th August 2014

CHASM Conference July 2014

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.

Speakers included:

  • Chris Curry, Pensions Policy Institute
  • Dalton Conley, New York University
  • Mark Fiander, Money Advice Service
  • Sian Williams, Toynbee Hall
  • Stephen McKay, University of Lincoln
  • Ricky Joseph and Lindsey Appleyard, CHASM, University of Birmingham

Presentations from the speakers can be found here.

There was a lively discussion with presenters and delegates which included questions around financial resilience, refocusing of the state and inequalities in assets and income, a citizens wage, financial citizenship, attitudes to financial capability and the precarious economy recovery in the UK.

Thank you to all who participated, especially in the summer heatwave!

Find out more about the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM)