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BCEC Quarterly Economic Commentary – September 2021 Alan Duncan, Daniel Kiely, Silvia Salazar This Western Australia Quarterly Economic Commentary analyses the most recent data on economic and social indicators for WA. WA’s economic performance continues to impress WA’s AFL teams did not manage to make finals this year, but WA’s ability to host the 2021... Read article 12 October 2021Quarterly Economic Commentary Read More
Time-varying geopolitical risk and oil prices Kris Ivanovski, Abebe Hailemariam This paper examines the time-varying effect of oil price on geopolitical risk. Using monthly panel data of 16 countries for the period 1997:M01 – 2020:M02 and employing a varying-coefficient nonparametric panel data model, we find that oil price and its volatility have... Read article 4 October 2021Journal Articles Read More
Creativity at the Crossroads? The creative industries in Western Australia Michael Dockery, Alan Duncan, Abebe Hailemariam, Silvia Salazar, Richard Seymour This report, the sixth in the Focus on Industry series provides an in-depth look at the Arts and Cultural sectors within the Western Australian economy. With the boundaries of the sector defying definition by standard statistical collections, this report takes a... Read article 24 September 2021BCEC Reports  |  Focus on Industry Read More
BCEC Quarterly Economic Commentary – June 2021 Steven Bond-Smith, Rebecca Cassells, Alan Duncan, Silvia Salazar This Western Australia Quarterly Economic Commentary analyses the most recent data on economic and social indicators for WA. WA’s economy continues to strengthen Western Australia’s domestic economic output, also known as State Final Demand, increased by 3 per cent over the March... Read article 8 June 2021Quarterly Economic Commentary Read More
BCEC Quarterly Economic Commentary – March 2021 Steven Bond-Smith, Rebecca Cassells, Alan Duncan, Silvia Salazar This Western Australia Quarterly Economic Commentary analyses the most recent data on economic and social indicators for WA. Key findings from this edition include: Is the WA economy in good shape? Western Australia is in better economic shape than any other state as... Read article 9 March 2021Quarterly Economic Commentary Read More
Back in Business? WA Small Businesses and the Impact of COVID-19 Rebecca Cassells, Alan Duncan, Daniel Kiely The impact of COVID-19 has been felt across the economy and business sector, but for small businesses these shocks can be more challenging to deal with, with fewer resources to draw from. The latest lockdown is a set-back for WA’s... Read article 5 February 2021COVID-19 Insights  |  Focus on WA Read More