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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
Gender Equity Insights 2018: Inside Australia’s Gender Pay Gap The Centre’s latest publication – Gender Equity Insights 2018: Inside Australia’s Gender Pay Gap –was launched in collaboration with the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) on Friday 2 March 2018, ahead of International Women’s Day. This third report in the BCEC|WGEA Gender... Read article 10 March 2018 Read More
BCEC Professorial Fellow Gavin Wood shares his research interests and career insights Gavin Wood is an Emeritus Professor of Housing and Urban Research at RMIT University and Professorial Fellow with the Bankwest Curtin Economic Centre. Gavin shares his research on relationships between housing wealth, welfare and public policy. Tell us why you... Read article 1 March 2018 Read More
BCEC and WEN host first Australian Gender Economics Workshop BCEC together with the Economic Society of Australia’s Women in Economics Network (WEN) were excited to host the first Australian Gender Economics Workshop (AGEW) in Fremantle on Thursday 8 and Friday 9 February. To view presentations from the Workshop, download the AGEW 2018 Program.... Read article 14 February 2018 Read More
BCEC’s newest PhD Scholar explores the impact of international policies on Indigenous health Sara Hodgkinson recently joined the Centre after being awarded the 2018 BCEC PhD Scholarship. Sara shares her research interests, love of travel and aspirations for the future. Why did you choose a career path in academia? I have always loved to... Read article 15 January 2018 Read More