The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) at Curtin University, together with the Economic Society of Australia’s Women in Economics Network (WEN) are pleased to announce the Australian Gender Economics Workshop.
We are also delighted to confirm our keynote speakers: Professor Alison Booth (Australian National University) and Associate Professor Betsey Stevenson (University of Michigan).
- 8 - 9 February 2018
- 8.30am - 5.30pm
- Esplanade Hotel Fremantle, 46-54 Marine Terrace, Fremantle WA
- Early Bird $99 per person ($129 General), Early Bird $29 per person for PhD Scholars ($59 General)
While substantial progress toward gender equity has been made over the past decades, key gaps in various life aspects relating to family, education, employment, wealth, security, voice and agency remain. There is a need for new insights to better understand the role and impact of gender on all economic and social domains, and to translate these insights into actions. The workshop aims to help fill this gap.
This workshop will provide researchers with a forum for presenting and discussing innovative research incorporating gender analysis in all areas of economics. Priority will be given to sessions that can inform policy-relevant questions.
The workshop will include a special policy session involving senior influencers from government, research, industry and not-for-profit communities. The purpose of this session is to draw research insights from the workshop together in ways that will actively shape policies to enhance the status of women across the full spectrum of economic and social outcomes.
About the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre
The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) is an independent economic and social research organisation located within the Curtin Business School at Curtin University. The Centre was established in 2012 through the generous support from Bankwest (a division of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia), with a core mission to examine the key economic and social policy issues that contribute to the sustainability of Western Australia and the wellbeing of WA households.
For more information, visit the BCEC website