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Applications are now open for the BCEC Economics and Social Policy Scholarship Applications for the 2019 BCEC Economics and Social Policy Scholarship are now open. This scholarship supports broadening access to tertiary education for those traditionally under-represented at university. A $5,000 per annum scholarship will be awarded to eligible applicants over the... Read article 1 November 2018 Read More
Postcards from Geraldton: BCEC joins the Mid West Economic Summit On invitation from the Mid West Chamber of Commerce and Industry, BCEC Director Professor Alan Duncan and Senior Research Fellow Dr Daniel Kiely recently presented at the successful Mid West Economic Summit – ‘Building Better Business’. Alan and Daniel provided... Read article 16 October 2018 Read More
BCEC launches Digital Divide in WA report BCEC’s latest Focus on WA report, Falling Through the Net, was launched on Thursday 2 August, and examines the magnitude and key drivers of the digital divide for WA and highlights potential solutions towards bridging the divide for the most... Read article 5 September 2018 Read More
BCEC Economics and Social Policy Scholarship recipient announced We are pleased to announce the first BCEC Economics and Social Policy Scholarship has been awarded to Ms Kim Nguyen, who is in her first year studying a Bachelor of Commerce at Curtin University. BCEC introduced the new scholarship to... Read article 6 August 2018 Read More
Chris Twomey shares what it’s like to ride the wave – in the ocean and at work! Chris Twomey is a Senior Industry Fellow with the Bankwest Curtin Economic Centre. Outside of work, Chris is a bona fide surfer, recently winning the Over-50 Men division at the North Freo Stand Up Surf Shop WA SUP Titles in Mandurah. Chris... Read article 3 July 2018 Read More
BCEC and TRC host the ‘Growing the Asian market for tourism in WA’ symposium Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) recently partnered with the Curtin University’s Tourism Research Cluster (TRC) to host a symposium on growing the Asian market for tourism in Western Australia. The symposium was officially opened by the Minister for Tourism, the... Read article 26 June 2018 Read More
New BCEC research on WA Fruit Quality Index presented in Singapore A team of researchers from Curtin University recently travelled to Singapore to present interim findings from their BCEC-funded project “Safeguarding WA Produce through the Development of a Fruit Quality Index”. Project researchers Dr Billy Sung and Dr Min Teah delivered... Read article 11 June 2018 Read More
BCEC Director joins IMF mission to China In September 2017, BCEC Director Alan Duncan travelled to Yangzhou and Beijing as part of an International Monetary Fund (IMF) Expert Mission to the People’s Republic of China. The Mission team was a truly international partnership, with Alan working alongside... Read article 29 May 2018 Read More
BCEC launches Future of Work report BCEC’s latest Focus on the States report, Future of Work in Australia: Preparing for tomorrow’s world, was launched on Friday 13 April, and examines the way in which the organisation of work is changing – from workforces to workplaces –... Read article 9 May 2018 Read More
BCEC Business Manager shares her recipe for success supporting a busy and dynamic team Kumesh Haripersad is the Business Manager at the Bankwest Curtin Economic Centre. Kumesh shares her recipe for success supporting a busy and dynamic team. What is it like to be a Business Manager? As the Business Manager for BCEC, I... Read article 3 May 2018 Read More
BCEC Economics and Social Policy Scholarship 2018 Applications are now open for the BCEC Economics and Social Policy Scholarship. Undergraduate and postgraduate students with a demonstrated interest and passion for economics and social policy, and who do not have the financial means to attend university, are encouraged... Read article 20 April 2018 Read More
BCEC researchers scoop up awards at the annual Faculty of Business and Law Awards BCEC staff received accolades during Curtin University’s annual Faculty of Business and Law Awards, which recognise academic staff for their outstanding contribution to economic and social policy research. Congratulations to BCEC Director, Professor Alan Duncan and BCEC Research Fellow, Dr... Read article 21 March 2018 Read More