4 PhD Scholarships – Curtin University

4 PhD Scholarships – Curtin University

Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre Special PhD Scholarships

2015 round now open

The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre 2015 PhD Scholarship round is now open. Preliminary applications are invited from qualified applicants wishing to enrol in a full-time PhD in the field of economic and social research, including but not restricted to quantitative modelling, economic and social policy, applied econometrics, public policy and economic research.

Enhanced scholarships of $33,750 per annum tax free are funded by Bankwest and Curtin University to support and foster the further development of world-class research on economic and social issues of relevance to Western Australia and the nation. Scholarship holders will enrol in the Higher Degree by Research (HDR) program, leading to the award of a PhD degree at Curtin Business School, Curtin University.


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Suitable topics for PhD scholars can fall under any of the following general themes, which represent the Centre’s priority areas of research focus:

  • economic forecasting and policy evaluation;
  • regional economic policy;
  • trade and industrial economics;
  • labour, workforce and productivity;
  • population growth and dynamics;
  • income, wealth and housing;
  • health, wellbeing and disadvantage.

More information on the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre can be found on the About the Centre page.

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Professor Alan Duncan

Director, Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre, Curtin University

Email: bcec@curtin.edu.au


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