Specialisation: Gender and employment relations, women and work, parental leave, labour market
Professor MARIAN BAIRD is Director of the Women and Research Group and Professor of Gender and Employment Relations Group in the University of Sydney Business School. Professor Baird’s expertise is in studying women and work over the life course. She specializes in research that has policy impact and relevance. Professor Baird has undertaken major research projects analysing women and leadership, evaluating Australia’s paid parental leave scheme and organisational responses to the changing gender and age demographics of the workforce. She is currently co-editing an innovative book on women, work and care in the Asia-Pacific. She is joint editor-in-chief of the Journal of Industrial Relations, President of the Industrial Relations Society of NSW and a Fellow of the University of Sydney Senate.
The Australian Labour and Employment Relations Society;
The International Labour and Employment Relations Society;
The Australian Human Resources Institute.
Baird M and O’brien M 2015 ‘Dynamics of parental leave in Anglophone countries: The paradox of state expansion in the liberal welfare regimes’, Community, Work and Family, vol.18:2 (Special Issue: Leave policies in challenging times: reviewing the decade 2004-14), pp. 198-217
Baird M, McFerran L and Wright I 2014 ‘An equality bargaining breakthrough: Paid domestic violence leave’, Journal of Industrial Relations, vol.56:2, pp. 190-207
Baird M, Evesson J and Oxenbridge S 2014 ‘Advancing Women: Increasing the participation of women in senior roles in the NSW public sector’, Prepared for the NSW Public Service Commission
Baird M and Murray J 2014 ‘Collective bargaining for paid parental leave in Australia 2005–2010: A complex context effect’, The Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol.25:1, pp. 47-62
Baird M and et al 2014 ‘PPL Evaluation: Final Report – Bill Martin, Marian Baird, Michelle Brady, Barbara Broadway, Belinda Hewitt, Guyonne Kalb, Lyndall Strazdins, Wojtek Tomaszewski, Maria Zadoroznyj, Janeen Baxter, Rachael Chen, Meraiah Foley, Duncan McVicar, Gillian Whitehouse and Ning Xiang’, Report prepared by the Institute for Social Science Research
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