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Professor Rachel Ong to address National Press Club BCEC Deputy Director Professor Rachel Ong will address the National Press Club, as part of the ‘Women in Economics – 2017 Federal Budget Reflections‘ event on Tuesday 16 May. Speaking alongside fellow leading women in economics, Professor Miranda Stewart from the Tax... Read article 2 May 2017 Read More
BCEC PhD scholar examines the impact of gentrification on housing affordability Christopher Phelps, 23, from Perth was successfully awarded a BCEC PhD Scholarship in 2016. Christopher shares insights into his journey conducting research within the Centre, over the past year. Tell us why you chose to apply for the BCEC PhD... Read article 2 May 2017 Read More
Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre wins the CBS Professional Team Award Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre’s Professional Team was recently awarded the 2016 Curtin Business School (CBS) Professional Staff Team Award at the annual CBS Awards Ceremony. The Centre’s Professional Team – Business Manager, Kumeshini Haripersad; Administrative Officer, Naomi Cordell and Events... Read article 28 March 2017 Read More
What’s hot in 2017 from the Centre’s expert on innovation BCEC Research Fellow Dr Steven Bond-Smith – the Centre’s resident expert on innovation – recently presented at MinterEllison’s ConnectME seminar on “What’s hot in 2017”. The seminar shed light on trends and opportunities expected in WA over the course of... Read article 16 March 2017 Read More
WA small business owners invited to participate in BCEC research A random selection of small business owners and managers in Western Australia will be invited to take part in a survey that will provide valuable insights to inform the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre’s upcoming report The Engine Room for Growth?... Read article 9 March 2017 Read More
Gender Equity Insights 2017: Inside Australia’s Gender Pay Gap Gender pay gaps remain a permanent feature of the Australian labour market. Gender pay equity has barely progressed in the last twenty years despite the advances women have made in educational attainment, workforce participation and legislation prohibiting discriminatory behaviours. The... Read article 2 March 2017 Read More
BCEC signs MOU with Fitzroy Valley Futures The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Fitzroy Valley Futures, to undertake research that aims to benefit the communities of Fitzroy Valley in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Associate Professor Michael Dockery, BCEC... Read article 2 February 2017 Read More
Double success with research grants BCEC Senior Research Fellow Dr Astghik Mavisakalyan is part of a team of researchers led by Professor Siobhan Austen and including Dr Helen Hodgson and Professor Ross Taplin from the Curtin Business School that has been awarded a $326,000 grant... Read article 16 January 2017 Read More
BCEC launches new tri-annual newsletter We are delighted to announce the launch of our first tri-annual BCEC Newsletter edition. You can download this publication here. Our new publication provides all the latest news on BCEC’s research activities,  publications, events and people. A digital copy is... Read article 13 January 2017 Read More
Western Australia’s International Education Sector: Performance and Prospects The launch of a new BCEC report on the performance and prospects for Western Australia’s International Education Sector found that WA’s international student market is at a crossroads as WA lags behind other states and territories in international student demand. The report... Read article 25 November 2016 Read More
Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre wins national business and higher education award The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre was awarded the prestigious national award by the Business/Higher Education Round Table (B/HERT) in recognition of outstanding achievement in collaboration between business and higher education. The BCEC won the Ashley Goldsworthy Award for Sustained Collaboration... Read article 18 November 2016 Read More