Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM)

Working towards a society where everyone has the financial security they need to thrive.

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  • Our Work

    We research the causes and consequences of financial risk and insecurity, and promote policies to foster financial wellbeing.

  • Our People

    We are an interdisciplinary research centre covering a range of specialisms, including social policy, accounting and finance, economics and sociology.


The CHASM Annual Report
The CHASM Annual Report 2022

CHASM’s work has never been more important amidst the current cost of living crisis in a post-COVID world. Our cutting- edge research seeks to understand and address the causes and consequences of this (growing) financial risk and insecurity, and we continue to work closely with non-academic partners to translate our research into practice.

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The CHASM International Visiting Fellowship Scheme

The CHASM International Visiting Fellowship Scheme has been running since 2018 and has enabled CHASM to host researchers from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Indonesia, Italy, Ireland, The Netherlands, New Zealand, South Africa and the United States. 

Read more about the successful researchers for 2022

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The CHASM Annual Conference 2022

The Conference covers Environmental Sustainability and Financial Security. Discover the outcomes and key findings of the recent CHASM Annual Conference together.




The Taxing Question

Using Adam Smith's four principles of taxation: fairness, certainty and convenience, and efficiency in his book The Wealth of Nations (1776), Emeritus Professor Andy Mullineux examines the recent confusion of government tax proposals and reversals and asks if they’re fair and effective.

Read the CHASM Blog

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