BCEC launches cost of living in WA report, The Price is Right? BCEC’s Focus on WA report, The Price is Right? An Examination of the Cost of Living in Western Australia was launched on Friday 1 December. The report examines the real cost of living in Western Australia and compares recent changes in... Read article 4 December 2017 Read More
BCEC launches its first book, Perth’s Infill Housing Future: Delivering innovative and sustainable housing BCEC launched its inaugural book, Perth’s Infill Housing Future: Delivering Innovative and Sustainable Housing, on Friday 20 October 2017. The book brings together a wealth of data, analysis and commentary on the state of Perth’s infill housing sector, a sector... Read article 6 November 2017 Read More
The Impact of Airbnb on WA’s Tourism Industry BCEC’s Feature report, The Impact of Airbnb on WA’s Tourism Industry, was launched on Friday 6 October 2017. The report examines the growth and impact of Airbnb in Western Australia, highlighting the potential in opening up new tourism opportunities in the State, as... Read article 11 October 2017 Read More
Rachel Ong ViforJ wins Curtin University 2017 award for highest contribution to The Conversation BCEC Deputy Director Professor Rachel Ong has won the 2017 Curtin University award for the highest number of articles published in The Conversation. The Conversation is a forum through which academics and policy commentators can inform public debates by publishing... Read article 9 October 2017 Read More
Rebecca Cassells wins top media commentator prize at 2017 Curtin University Research Impact and Engagement Awards Associate Professor Rebecca Cassells, BCEC’s Head of Research Impact and Engagement Strategy, has been awarded the prestigious 2017 award for the Most Prolific Media Commentator across Curtin University. The award recognises Rebecca’s outstanding contribution to media engagement for the Centre... Read article 5 October 2017 Read More
After the Siren launches with community celebration BCEC’s Feature report, After the Siren: The community benefits of Indigenous participation in Australian Rules Football, was launched on Thursday 14 September, and reveals the numerous benefits that participation in sport, and AFL in particular, bring to Indigenous Australians. What is clear... Read article 3 October 2017 Read More
BCEC PhD Scholars present at CBS Colloquium BCEC PhD Scholars Toan Nguyen and Christopher Phelps presented their PhD research projects at the Curtin Business School’s annual Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Colloquium today. The Colloquium provides an opportunity for HDR students to present their research to the... Read article 26 September 2017 Read More
Kelly shares her learning behind Curtin Ignition: be bold, be brave and don’t let anything get in your way! Kelly Pohatu is the Events and Communications Officer at the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre. In order to foster staff development, BCEC encourages staff to seek opportunities to grow and develop their skills. Kelly recently completed Curtin Ignition 2017, a program... Read article 31 August 2017 Read More
BCEC launches Power to the People: WA’s Energy Future BCEC’s latest Focus on Industry report, Power to the People: WA’s Energy Future, was launched on Friday 25 August, and asks if WA is positioned to take advantage of technological advances in energy that are yet to be incorporated into energy markets. The... Read article 30 August 2017 Read More
Professor Rachel Ong ViforJ contributes to CEDA’s Housing Australia report BCEC Deputy Director Professor Rachel Ong ViforJ is a contributing author on the Committee for Economic Development of Australia’s (CEDA) recent Housing Australia report. The report explores housing affordability and land supply issues in Australia, and the flow-on economic implications... Read article 29 August 2017 Read More
Professor Alan Duncan addresses WACOSS community conference BCEC Director Professor Alan Duncan recently addressed the Western Australian Council of Social Service (WACOSS) Community Relief and Resilience Conference. Held on 26 July 2017, the conference centred on the theme of child poverty, 30 years after then Prime Minister... Read article 1 August 2017 Read More
Professor Rachel Ong ViforJ invited to join National Economic Panel Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre Deputy Director Professor Rachel Ong ViforJ has been invited to join the Economic Society of Australia’s National Economic Panel (NEP). The Panel was established in 2015 to encourage the study of economics, investigate local and general economic problems... Read article 6 July 2017 Read More