Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM)

The Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (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 inclusion, financial transfers and tax, financial capability and financial assets.

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CHASM is the first interdisciplinary research centre to focus on financial security, capability, inclusion and taxation.

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CHASM's Andy Lymer and Karen Rowlingson introduce the work that we do in the Centre through research, policy intervention, teaching, conferences, seminars and consulting.

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Posted 21 November 2018

CHASM intern updates

CHASM Interns, Sam and Jessica have had a busy four months exploring their research areas and collecting data, the results of which will be presented in December 2018.

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