Public Commentary

The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre is committed to contributing to the evidence base used to inform good public policy. In doing so, researchers at BCEC look to provide expert advice and information to government inquiries at both state and Federal levels. These include submissions to the Productivity Commission, Senate Committees, House of Representative and Joint Committee inquiries.

Senate Inquiry Submission: Gender segregation in the workplace and its impact on women’s economic equality Researchers within the Centre have focussed a great deal of their academic work in examining social and economic issues affecting the economic equality and security of women. This submission brings together a new body of evidence based on recent research... Read article 24 March 2017Public Commentary Read More
Senate Inquiry Submission: Economic Security for Women in Retirement Researchers within the Centre have focussed a great deal of their academic work in examining social and economic issues affecting the economic security of women. This submission brings together a large body of evidence-based research and expertise, particularly around gender wealth... Read article 30 November 2015Public Commentary Read More
Senate Inquiry Submission: Home Ownership Home ownership has always been, and will remain, the tenure of choice for households living in Greater Perth. A recent survey as part of the Housing We’d Choose: A Study for Perth and Peel report (Department of Housing, 2013) found... Read article 1 June 2015Public Commentary Read More
Senate Inquiry Submission: The Extent of Income Inequality in Australia This submission was prepared to inform the deliberations of the Senate Community Affairs References Committee during their inquiry into the Extent of Income Inequality in Australia. The submission draws on recent research conducted by the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre that examined the... Read article 7 November 2014Public Commentary Read More