Lili Loan Vu on the critical issues economics can help to solve Lili Loan Vu is a Research Fellow at the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre, joining the centre in 2021 after completing her thesis on food and nutrition security. What is it like working at BCEC? In 2021, I started working as... Read article 11 February 2022 Read More
BCEC stakeholder survey: Help us shape our research program in 2022 The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre believes in meaningful research that makes real impact. Research that can be used to inform and progress policy debates, and research that everyone can access, understand and use. As a valued member of the BCEC... Read article 13 December 2021 Read More
Chris Phelps awarded 2021 Peter Barrington Gold Medal Award Dr Chris Phelps, a Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre PhD scholar, has been awarded the 2021 Peter Barrington Gold Medal Award by the Australian Property Research and Research Fund. Chris received the prestigious award for his thesis, Essays Connecting Australian Dwelling... Read article 6 December 2021 Read More
Curtin University recognises BCEC researchers at 2021 Research and Engagement Awards Associate Professor Rebecca Cassells, Deputy Director (on secondment), and John Curtin Distinguished Professor Alan Duncan, Director, of Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre have been recognised at Curtin University’s 2021 Research and Engagement Awards. Rebecca was awarded Most Prolific Media Commentator for... Read article 30 November 2021 Read More
BCEC launches ‘Stronger Together: Loneliness and social connectedness in Australia’ report Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre’s latest publication – Stronger Together: Loneliness and social connectedness in Australia – was launched at a lunch event at Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre on Friday 19 November 2021. Nyungar elder Elizabeth Hayden provided a meaningful... Read article 23 November 2021 Read More
Lili Loan Vu awarded SAEF early-career researcher award Dr Lili Loan Vu, a research fellow at Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre, has been awarded Best Paper in the Early Career Researcher category at the Curtin Business School of Accounting, Economics and Finance colloquium on 28 October. Titled Agricultural production... Read article 2 November 2021 Read More
BCEC|WGEA research partnership announced as finalist in Engagement Australia Awards 2021 The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) has been announced as a finalist in the Engagement Australia Awards 2021 – Outstanding Engagement for Research Impact category. This nomination recognises the research partnership between BCEC and the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA),... Read article 15 October 2021 Read More
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
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