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Future of Work Workshop: Call for Papers Our Future of Work Workshop will be held on February 13-14, 2020 at Curtin University St Georges Terrace in Perth. The workshop is organised by Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) in partnership with the Future of Work Institute (FoWI) at... Read article 7 October 2019 Read More
BCEC launches Future-Proofing the WA Economy The Centre’s latest publication – Future-Proofing the WA Economy – was launched at a breakfast event at The Westin Perth on Friday 30 August. This fourth report in the BCEC’s Focus on Industry series shows that diversifying the State’s economy... Read article 3 September 2019 Read More
BCEC PhD scholarship opportunity in taxation, pensions and welfare policy design for Australia An exciting PhD scholarship opportunity at the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) is now open to support research on taxation, pensions and welfare policy design for Australia. Project synopsis This PhD research program will combine theoretical and empirical innovations in... Read article 16 August 2019 Read More
Silvia says fierce dedication is key to success Silvia is a Research Fellow with the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre. Originally from Colombia, Silvia comes from a family of economists. Silvia laughs when she explains that her mother, father, brother and sister specialise in economics, everyone except the family... Read article 14 August 2019 Read More
Save the Date: 2019 Australian Labour Market Research Workshop The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) at Curtin University, together with the Centre for Labour Market Research at the University of Canberra invite you to save the date for the forthcoming 2019 Australian Labour Market Research Workshop (ALMRW 2019). ALMRW 2019 will be held in Perth on... Read article 31 July 2019 Read More
2019 BCEC Economics and Social Policy Scholarship recipient announced We are pleased to announce the 2019 BCEC Economics and Social Policy Scholarship has been awarded to Aleisha Godenzie, who is studying a Master of Psychology at Curtin University. BCEC introduced the scholarship in 2017 to support broadening access to... Read article 16 July 2019 Read More
Applications are now open for the BCEC Economics and Social Policy Scholarship Applications are now open for the BCEC Economics and Social Policy Scholarship. Undergraduate and postgraduate students with a demonstrated interest and passion for economics and social policy, and who do not have the financial means to attend university, are encouraged... Read article 15 July 2019 Read More
Our very own Chris Twomey “Wins the Waves in WA!” A weekend trip to the Batavia coastline in Geraldton has seen Chris Twomey claim three fantastic paddle boarding titles, setting him up nicely to captain the state team for the National titles in October at Phillip Island, Victoria. The North... Read article 29 June 2019 Read More
BCEC launches Getting our house in order? BCEC Housing Affordability Report 2019 The Centre’s latest publication – Getting our house in order? was launched at a lunch event at the Hyatt Regency Perth on Friday 31 May. This twelfth report in the BCEC’s Focus on WA series draws on data from the latest... Read article 10 June 2019 Read More
Rebecca Cassells on working as a research economist and making a difference What’s it like working at BCEC? My role at BCEC involves running the Centres’ Research Impact and Engagement Strategy along with overseeing a number of the Centre’s major research programs and outputs. This involves designing and managing research programs, engaging... Read article 5 June 2019 Read More
BCEC and FOWI host Future of Work Workshop The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) together with the Future of Work Institute (FOWI) at Curtin University hosted a workshop on the Future of Work on April 10 and 11 at Curtin St Georges Terrace in Perth. The workshop provided researchers... Read article 24 April 2019 Read More
Astghik Mavisakalyan and Yashar Tarverdi take out Researcher of the Year Award BCEC Principal Research Fellow Associate Professor Astghik Mavisakalyan and BCEC Research Associate Dr Yashar Tarverdi have won the Curtin University Faculty of Business and Law Researcher of the Year 2018 Award. Associate Professor Mavisakalyan oversees the Centre’s Focus on the... Read article 18 March 2019 Read More