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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
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