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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
Back to the future: Western Australia’s economic future after the boom Life for West Australians after the resources boom is attracting plenty of media attention right now. The Centre’s latest publication – Back to the Future – was launched in Perth on 20 October and, according to the West Australian’s Economics... Read article 3 November 2016 Read More
Has housing affordability improved in WA? Has housing affordability improved in WA? A meeting today of some of the State’s most influential housing regulators and policy makers, organised as part of the Curtin University/WestBusiness Outlook Series, will look to explore if housing affordability has improved in WA.... Read article 19 October 2016 Read More
Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre Special PhD Scholarships The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre 2017 PhD Scholarship round is now open. Preliminary applications are invited from research students in the field of applied economic and social research, including but not restricted to quantitative modelling, economic, social and health policy... Read article 30 September 2016 Read More
BCEC Joins the SevenWest Business Outlook Series 2016 The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre is taking part in the SevenWest Business Outlook Series 2016, a Curtin-funded project which was developed to promote the talent of academics, with an opportunity to showcase their research. Curtin Business School, in conjunction with... Read article 30 September 2016 Read More