Daniel Kiely

Senior Research Fellow

PhD (Ulster)

Telephone+61 8 9266 5675
Research Fields

Migration, Labour market and housing outcomes of immigrants and ethnic minorities, Gender equality, Self-employment; Education, Training; Workforce development

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Daniel is a Senior Research Fellow with the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre. Prior to joining BCEC, Daniel was Principal Economist and Policy Advisor at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia (CCI) – WA’s peak industry body. He was a lecturer of economics at Curtin University and lectured economics at University College Cork (UCC), Ireland. In UCC, Daniel was Director of the Masters in Business Practice Economics. He has been recognised for excellence in teaching and program development.

Daniel has published in peer review journals and holds a PhD from the University of Ulster. His research interests relate to the labour and housing market outcomes of immigrants, ethnic minorities and female workers. He is interested in education, training, and workforce development, with a growing interest in the benefits of building workforce capacity in Infant Mental Health.

At CCI Daniel developed policy and advocated for members on matters relating to the labour market, education, and innovation, amongst others. Daniel was Executive Officer of CCI’s Workforce and Skills Forum. He sat on the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (ACCI) Employment, Education and Training Committee and was Chair of ACCI’s Higher Education Working Group. Daniel sat on the School Curriculum and Standard’s Authority’s (SCASA) Vocational Advisory Committee (WA Government), and sits on the University of Western Australia’s Migration and Mobilities Conference Steering Committee. At BCEC, Daniel has led research on our Focus on the States Productivity and Innovation Report and has worked on commissioned work relating to Australia’s International Education sector.