Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre
Understanding utility hardship
This report examines patterns and trends for different groups of households to better identify the risk factors and early signs of hardship, appropriate support to vulnerable consumers, and whether current safeguards are providing key factors that contribute to effective hardship policy and practice.
Western Australia's trade and economic relationship with China
The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre was recently approached by the Australia China Business Council to evaluate the benefits of Western Australia’s trade, export and investment activity with China to the State’s households. This report outlines the findings.
Gender Equity Insights 2022: the state of inequality in Australia
This edition of the Gender Equity Insights series looks at Australia’s gender pay gap and finds that it could narrow by a third if a more balanced gender concentration was achieved across all industries and occupations.
Bridging the gap: population, skills and labour market adjustment in WA
This report report takes a rigorous look at skills shortages and labour market dynamics in the Western Australian labour market and provides a fresh conceptual look at what skills shortages are, new empirical evidence on how they arise, as well as potential responses by government...
2022 Women’s report card: an indicator report of Western Australian women’s progress
This publication presents fact-based information to raise awareness of the status of Western Australian women. It contributes to the evidence base which underpins actions to address the barriers to women’s progress and promote the benefits of greater gender equity.