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PoP! Understanding the Psychology of Poverty


3 November 2020, Webinar

About the event

Presentation style: Powerpoint and Q&A Session

Time: 10:00 - 11:30

Speaker: Hannah Absalom. PhD Researcher, University of Birmingham and Co-founder of SHM.

Chair: Rebecca Clarke, head of membership, CIH

Benefits of attending

Hannah Absalom will explain and examine the following:

-    A very brief outline of Behavioural Economics and how it resulted in two strands, traditional  
     behavioural insights and the Psychology of Poverty (PoP).
-    Why it’s relevant to social housing, especially now
-    PoP’s insights into the individual living in poverty
-    PoP’s insights into the environment of poverty
-    PoP’s insights into the perceptions of poverty
-    A consideration of ethics and risks.

Each section will include examples of service change that takes into account the PoP perspective.

Booking information



The webinar is FREE to attend for members and £20 + Vat for non-members.

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