Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM)

Producing world-class research on financial inclusion, financial transfers and tax, financial capability and financial assets and wellbeing.

  • About Us

    Based jointly in the School of Social Policy and Birmingham Business School, we undertake research with academic rigour and with relevance to current issues.

  • Our Research

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

  • Our People

    Learn more about our core management group, internal and external associate staff and advisory board.


Watch our Centre video

CHASM centre video

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.

Resources from our events

Resources from recent CHASM events

We produce event summaries and resources related to many CHASM events, allowing you to access presentation slides and view full seminars and highlights commentary.



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Posted 27 January 2020

What next for the exempt accommodation sector?

In November 2019, CHASM Honorary Fellow, Thea Raisbeck published report on Exempt Accommodation 'Exempt from Responsibility?'. There is now increased dialogue around ending social injustice in exempt accommodation.

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