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.


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Introducing Dr William Derban, CHASM's newest Advisory Board member

William is an alumnus of Birmingham Business School and has over 20 years’ experience of financial inclusion and international development in the private and development sectors.

Find out more about our newest Board member

Ben Pattison

CHASM International Visiting Research Fellowship Scheme 2022

We are calling for applications for the 2022 International Visiting Research Fellowship scheme. Applications are encouraged from people with research interests which align to the CHASM research themes, and who are based outside the UK, to visit and work with CHASM members.

Find out more about the Fellowship Scheme

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