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Family Finance Surveys User Conference 2022

5 Jul 2022 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Family finance

Are you interested in research on family finances? Do you want to know the latest developments in family finance data from UK social surveys?

The annual Family Finance Surveys User Conference features updates from producers of the key UK surveys on family finances and research presentations based on analyses of the data.

Organised by the UK Data Service in collaboration with the Department for Work and Pensions and the Office for National Statistics, this one-day event will be held online and is free to attend.

The surveys include the Family Resources Survey and Households Below Average Income, Living Costs and Food Survey, Wealth and Assets Survey and Understanding Society.

Food insecurity

This year’s conference includes a timely look at data and current research on food insecurity and food bank use with a plenary session featuring:

  • Rachel Loopstra, Lecturer at King’s College London. Rachel is an expert on household food insecurity and food bank use in high-income countries. Her research has involved both novel data collected from households using food banks and secondary data analyses of large datasets to explore the impact of poverty and social policies on food insecurity and nutrition
  • Ben Baumberg Geiger is a Reader in Sociology and Social Policy, University of Kent, and co-lead of the Covid-19 rapid response project 'Welfare at a (Social) Distance'

Research presentations

Research presentations will feature current research on the themes of:

  • poverty
  • gender and household finances
  • wealth accumulation and transmission
  • new ways of collecting and using data

See the provisional programme and abstracts under resources below.

Follow the event on Twitter: #UKDSFamilyFinance22