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Towards a healthy and safe workforce in the mining industry: A review and mapping of current practice Alan Duncan, Jaslin Kalsi, Astghik Mavisakalyan The Mental Awareness, Respect and Safety (MARS) Landmark Study is a four-year research and evaluation project led by ARC Laureate Professor Sharon Parker at the Centre for Transformative Work Design at Curtin University. The Landmark Study was commissioned by the... Read article 26 November 2022Research Reports Read More
Western Australia’s trade and economic relationship with China Alan Duncan, Abebe Hailemariam, Daniel Kiely The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre was approached by the Australia China Business Council (ACBC) to evaluate the benefits of Western Australia’s trade, export and investment activity with China to the State’s households. China is the second largest economy in the... Read article 9 November 2022Research Reports Read More
BCEC Monthly Labour Market Update – August 2022 Michael Dockery, Alan Duncan, Astghik Mavisakalyan The other side of the summit … After eight months of very strong jobs growth driving the national unemployment rate down to 3.5 per cent in June 2022, the July and now August figures suggest the labour market may have... Read article 3 October 2022Monthly Labour Market Update Read More
Mining and mistrust in government Astghik Mavisakalyan, Anna Minasyan Recent research shows that natural resources can hurt institutions by promoting corruption and diverting resources from the production of public goods. This, in turn, may have implications for the trust individuals hold for their governments. We explore this possibility by... Read article 13 September 2022Working Papers Read More
Bridging the Gap: Population, skills and labour market adjustment in WA Michael Dockery, Alan Duncan, Astghik Mavisakalyan, Chris Twomey, Lili Loan Vu This sixteenth report in the Focus on WA series takes a rigorous look at skills shortages and labour market dynamics in the WA labour market and provides a fresh conceptual look at what skills shortages are, new empirical evidence on... Read article 9 September 2022BCEC Reports  |  Focus on WA Read More
Canning Vale Food Value Add Precinct Alex Buckland, Alan Duncan, Elizabeth Jackson, Silvia Salazar, Billy Sung The City of Canning engaged the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) to assess the economic case and potential opportunities of a food value add precinct in the Canning Vale industrial area. This report, Canning Vale Food Value Add Precinct, assesses the economic... Read article 24 June 2022Research Reports Read More