Will the real gender pay gap please stand up?
Whenever the gender pay gap is mentioned there are always those who argue it doesn’t exist, either because of differences in the way men and women work, choices women make or legislation prohibiting it. Whatever the reason, this confused rhetoric... Read article8 September 2016News & Public CommentaryRead More
Indigenous wellbeing best measured from the ground up
The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre in collaboration with The Australian National University (ANU) Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, the Kimberley Institute and the Yawuru community, today released a report that demonstrates the importance of measuring Indigenous wellbeing from the... Read article12 August 2016Media ReleasesRead More
What’s the key to home ownership for Gen Y?
Over the last 25 years, home ownership rates have fallen sharply for young Australians. Between 1982 and 2011, the home ownership rate for young adults aged 25 to 34 years dropped from 56% to 34%. Growing concerns about their home... Read article23 June 2016News & Public CommentaryRead More
Lack of housing choice frustrates would-be downsizers
Australia’s housing stock is not meeting the demands of older Australians, according to a new report released today by the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC). The report features findings from a BCEC Housing Affordability Survey, which captures the housing experiences... Read article7 June 2016News & Public CommentaryRead More