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Highlights from Creativity at the Crossroads? The creative industries in Western Australia report launch “The greatest value of culture is to those on lowest incomes. But the greatest barrier to culture is admission ticket prices.” Watch the highlights of our Creativity at the Crossroads? The creative industries in Western Australia report launch on 24 September,... Read article 8 October 2021 Read More
Daniel Kiely on economic research that improves lives Daniel Kiely is a Senior Research Fellow with the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre, researching a diverse range of economic issues, including the economics of small businesses, international education and women’s outcomes. What is it like working at BCEC? I have... Read article 16 August 2021 Read More
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
Surf’s SUP! Chris Twomey takes out two titles at State SUP surfing competition Chris Twomey, Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre’s Senior Industry Fellow, has taken home two titles in the 2021 Stand Up Surf Shop WA SUP Surfing Titles in Geraldton in late July. Held along the Batavia coastline, Chris won both the WA... Read article 3 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
Austen Peters recognised by Economic Society of Australia for honours dissertation Austen Peters, Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre Research Assistant, has taken out The Economic Society of Australia WA Branch’s Prize for best Honours in Economics Student at Curtin University. Austen completed his dissertation in labour economics on Course Non-Completion and Multiple... 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
BCEC launches Housing Affordability in WA: A tale of two tenures report The Housing Affordability in WA: A tale of two tenures report launch was held on Thursday 24 June 2021,at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. Future leaders and economists were at the event including students from St Andrew’s Grammar and... Read article 28 June 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