Professor of Social Policy, University of Birmingham
Karen joined IASS in February 2007 as Professor of Social Policy. Karen is Director of the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM), launched in May 2010. Karen previously worked at the Universities of Bath and Derby as well as at the Policy Studies Institute and in market research. She has degrees in history, sociology and social policy.
Nov 02, 2020 10:27 am UTC| Economy
Poverty and inequality were already high and rising in the UK before the coronavirus hit. Now, the pandemic is creating an even greater gulf between those whose debts are increasing and those whose savings are growing....
Millennials are typically spending three times as much money on housing costs as their grandparents, according to recent research from the Resolution Foundation think tank. It has warned of a tight spending squeeze for...