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Culture, Housing, Remoteness and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Development: Evidence From the Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children Emerging frameworks of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander wellbeing emphasise the importance of cultural factors in promoting wellbeing, as well as mainstream indicators of socio-economic success, such as employment, education, income, service access and housing circumstances. As a broad generalisation,... Read article 19 June 2017 Read More
The Engine Room for Growth? The Role, Performance and Future Prospects of Small Business in Western Australia BCEC launched the latest Focus on WA report The Engine Room for Growth? The Role, Performance and Future Prospects of Small Business in Western Australia, on Friday 26 May 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Perth. The 2015 Federal... Read article 31 May 2017 Read More
Small businesses share their motivation, challenges and next steps with BCEC Ahead of our latest report – The Engine Room for Growth? The Role, Performance and Future Prospects of Small Business in Western Australia – BCEC interviewed small business owners in Western Australia, to find out what their motivation was in... Read article 26 May 2017 Read More
Dr Astghik Mavisakalyan successfully elected to the CBS Strategic Review Board We are proud to announce BCEC Senior Research Fellow, Dr Astghik Mavisakalyan has been successfully elected to the Curtin Business School (CBS) Strategic Review Board. BCEC Director Professor Alan Duncan commended Astghik on her appointment to an important service and... Read article 20 May 2017 Read More
New BCEC Economics and Social Policy Scholarship The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre is introducing a new BCEC Economics and Social Policy Scholarship to support broadening access to tertiary education for those traditionally underrepresented at university. A $10,000 per annum scholarship will be awarded to eligible applicants over... Read article 10 May 2017 Read More
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