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BCEC researcher to lead Curtin arm of new $35-million ARC Centre of Excellence to eliminate violence against women A new $35-million ARC Centre of Excellence that aims to create evidence-based solutions to violence against women in Australia and the Indo-Pacific region will have a node at Curtin University through the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre. Associate Professor Astghik Mavisakalyan,... Read article 21 November 2022 Read More
Woort Koorliny: Indigenous Employment Index a finalist in Engagement Australia Awards 2022 The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC), alongside research partners Minderoo’s Generation One, and Murawin, have been announced as a finalist in the Engagement Australia Awards 2022 – Excellence in Indigenous Engagement category. This nomination recognises the research partnership between the... Read article 31 October 2022 Read More
Full recording of Gender Equity Insights 2022: The state of inequality in Australia report launch Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre and the Workplace Gender Equality Agency launched the seventh report in the series, Gender Equity Insights 2022: The state of inequality in Australia, on Thursday 20 October online. This new report shows Australia’s gender pay gap could... Read article 20 October 2022 Read More
Full recording of Bridging the Gap: Population, skills and labour market adjustment in WA report launch Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre launched their new report, Bridging the Gap: Population, skills and labour market adjustment in WA, on Friday 9 September 2022. This report takes a rigorous look at skills shortages and labour market dynamics in WA and provides... Read article 19 September 2022 Read More
Call for papers – Australian Gender Economics Workshop 2023 The Australian Gender Economics Workshop 2023 (AGEW) invites the submission of research papers from both junior and senior researchers on any topic related to gender economics. AGEW provides researchers with a forum for presenting and discussing innovative research incorporating gender... Read article 29 August 2022 Read More
Australian Labour Market Research Workshop 2022 – Call for papers The Australian Labour Market Research Workshop (ALMR) is pleased to announce the official call for papers. The ALMR will be held at the ANU Research School of Social Studies in Canberra on 30 Nov – 1 Dec 2022 and is... Read article 11 August 2022 Read More
Australian Journal of Labour Economics gets a new look The Australian Journal of Labour Economics (AJLE) is the official journal of the Australian Society of Labour Economists. It is published three times a year by the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre. Now in its 25th year of publishing, the journal... Read article 11 July 2022 Read More
New research finds potential value in a Canning Vale food precinct A new report, Canning Vale Food Value Add Precinct, exploring the potential of transforming Canning Vale into a food manufacturing precinct has found the precinct could bring more than $135 million in GVA and up to 680 new workers to the... Read article 24 June 2022 Read More
A note on the Fair Work Commission’s increase to the federal minimum wage Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre considers the Fair Work Commission’s decision to increase the federal minimum wage from $20.33 per hour to $21.38 per hour in 2022 as an appropriate response to current cost of living pressures. The decision amounts to a... Read article 15 June 2022 Read More
New Indigenous Employment Index released with the Minderoo Foundation’s Generation One and Murawin Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre has partnered with the Minderoo Foundation’s Generation One initative and Murawin to develop Australia’s first Indigenous Employment Index, a comprehensive study of Indigenous employment practices by 42 Australian workplaces covering over 700,000 workers collectively. The goal... Read article 24 May 2022 Read More
BCEC research influences paid family and domestic violence leave provisional decision An important research report from Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre has directly influenced the provisional decision from the Fair Work Commission (FWC) that modern award wages should include 10 days of paid family and domestic violence leave. Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre... Read article 17 May 2022 Read More
BCEC’s Gender Equity Insights series featured in the Women’s Budget Statement 2022-23 The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre continues to drive positive impact through its world-leading research programs.  For the second year in a row, the Gender Equity Insights series, undertaken in collaboration with the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA), has been referenced... Read article 4 April 2022 Read More