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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
BCEC launches new report, Back in Business? WA Small Businesses and the Impact of COVID-19 The Back in Business? WA Small Businesses and the Impact of COVID-19 report launch was held online on Friday 5 February 2021. Jessica Strutt, journalist and presenter, opened the event, remarking that “the impact of COVID-19 has been felt across... Read article 15 February 2021 Read More
Stakeholder survey: Help us shape our research for 2021 At the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre, we believe in research that makes a difference. Research that can be used to inform and progress current policy debates and research that everyone can understand and use. As a valued member of our community,... Read article 16 December 2020 Read More
BCEC researchers recognised at the 2020 Curtin University Research and Engagement Awards Congratulations to Associate Professor Rebecca Cassells, BCEC Deputy Director, and Professor Alan Duncan, BCEC Director, for winning four awards at the 2020 Curtin University Research and Engagement Awards. Rebecca won the esteemed award for the Most Prolific Media Commentator across... Read article 2 December 2020 Read More
BCEC launches November 2020 Quarterly Economic Commentary The Centre’s latest publication, the November 2020 Quarterly Economic Commentary was launched in partnership with Business News at the State of the Economy lunch on Friday 27 November at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. The latest QEC data indicates that... Read article 1 December 2020 Read More
BCEC launches Green Shoots: Opportunities to grow a sustainable WA economy The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) launched their latest report, Green Shoots: Opportunities to grow a sustainable WA economy, at a breakfast event at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre on Thursday 12 November. This report is the fifth in... Read article 30 November 2020 Read More
How jobs shape us: taking a look back at BCEC staff’s first jobs Employment is at the forefront of all of our minds at the moment – with COVID-19 highlighting just how important a job is in all our lives. With this in mind, BCEC staff recently sat down together and reminisced about... Read article 4 June 2020 Read More
Astghik Mavisakalyan on her journey from Armenia to Perth Associate Professor Astghik Mavisakalyan is a Principal Research Fellow at the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre focusing on cultural economics, political economy, development economics, labour economics, and gender and migration. Recently we sat down with Astghik for a Q&A to talk... Read article 21 May 2020 Read More
Mike Dockery on what interests him about economics Mike is a Principal Research Fellow at BCEC, researching labour market outcomes and the links between the larbour market and the wellbeing of workers and their families. His recent work looks at Indigenous wellbeing and labour participation. What’s it like... Read article 9 April 2020 Read More
BCEC researchers scoop up awards at the 2019 Curtin University Research and Engagement Awards Congratulations to BCEC Director Alan Duncan and Head of Research Impact and Engagement Rebecca Cassells for receiving the 2019 Most Outstanding Curtin Research News Story for the BCEC.WGEA Gender Equity Insights report, Breaking through the Glass Ceiling. Alan also received... Read article 3 December 2019 Read More
Maria enjoys building bridges between countries and sectors Maria Sandoval-Guzman is our new Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre and Women in Social Economic Research Cluster PhD Scholar. In true economic form, she says, Maria always has a five-year plan. But five years ago, as Mexican youth delegate to the G20... Read article 14 November 2019 Read More
BCEC launches Finding a Place to Call Home The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC)’s report, Finding a Place to Call Home, was launched at a lunch event at the Hyatt Regency Perth on Friday 1 November. This is the seventh report in the BCEC’s Focus on the States... Read article 11 November 2019 Read More