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Jaslin Kalsi receives Chancellor’s Commendation for PhD thesis Dr Jaslin Kalsi, a newly awarded Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre PhD graduate, has received a Commendation from Curtin University Chancellor Dr Andrew Crane for her thesis on intra-household inequalities. Titled Essays on the Intra-household Distribution of Wellbeing: Australian Mixed-Sex Couples... Read article 4 August 2021 Read More
Applications are open for RTP Scholarships with Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre Applications are now open for two Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships to undertake higher degree research (HDR) in alignment with programs of research at the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre under the supervision of Principal Research Fellow Associate Professor Astghik Mavisakalyan.... Read article 15 July 2021 Read More
BCEC research is making a positive real world impact The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre  is achieving real world impact through its world-class independent research. The Centre has had major recent achievements with its research in gender equity and tax modelling shaping government and public enterprise policies. Gender Equity in... Read article 8 July 2021 Read More
Highlights from the Housing Affordability in WA: A tale of two tenures report launch “Whilst the industry is clearly experiencing signifcant growth, it’s important to acknowledge that there are currently many Western Australians who are struggling to keep a roof over their heads.” Watch the highlights of our Housing Affordability in WA: A tale... Read article 7 July 2021 Read More
Daniel Kiely graduates from Leadership WA’s prestigious Signature Leadership Program Dr Daniel Kiely, Senior Research Fellow at the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre, has successfully graduated from Leadership WA’s prestigious Signature Leadership Program. Daniel began the program, designed for senior leaders looking to develop their own courageous and authentic leadership style,... Read article 25 May 2021 Read More
BCEC Budget 2021: Childcare and Women’s Participation in the Workforce “The cost of childcare each week is a huge barrier for women’s workforce participation… Anything we can do to remove those barriers is going to increase workforce participation.” Watch Associate Professor Rebecca Cassells, Deputy Director of the Bankwest Curtin Economics... Read article 6 May 2021 Read More
Highlights from the BCEC|WGEA Gender Equity Insights 2021 Report Launch “A quarter of a century to close the gender pay gap for full time workers is a long time, but we can get there faster if we start paying closer attention to how women and men are paid.” Watch the... Read article 6 May 2021 Read More
Watch: BCEC|WGEA Gender Equity Insights 2021: Making it a Priority report launch Watch the BCEC|WGEA Gender Equity Insights 2021: Making it a Priority report launch The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre and the Workplace Gender Equality Agency launched their new report, ‘BCEC|WGEA Gender Equity Insights 2021: Making it a Priority’ on Friday 26... Read article 5 May 2021 Read More
Toan Nguyen on receiving a life-changing economics scholarship Dr Toan Nguyen was the inaugural recipient of the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre PhD Scholarship in 2015 and is the centre’s very first PhD graduate. Why did you want to become an economist? I was a software engineer before I... Read article 8 April 2021 Read More
BCEC and WGEA launch Gender Equity Insights 2021: Making it a Priority report Gender Equity Insights 2021: Making it a Priority was launched at a breakfast event at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre in collaboration with the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) on Friday 26 March. Hosted by Tracy Vo from 9News, the... Read article 29 March 2021 Read More
Join the team! Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre is seeking two new Research Fellows Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre is an independent economic and social research organisation located within the Curtin Business School with a core mission to examine the key economic and social policy issues that contribute to the wellbeing of businesses, households and... Read article 24 March 2021 Read More
Professor Alan Duncan awarded University’s top honour Research that makes a difference and contributes to the wellbeing of West Australians has seen Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre Professor Alan Duncan awarded Curtin’s highest honour for academic staff: the title of John Curtin Distinguished Professor. Under Alan’s leadership, the... Read article 26 February 2021 Read More