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David Black

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Women parliamentarians in Australia 1921–2013 - February 2014 update

Introduction: This publication updates work published by David Black in 1996 under the title Women parliamentarians in Australia 1921–1996: a register of women members of Commonwealth, State and Territory Parliaments in Australia. The Parliamentary Library will publish an update of this paper at the end...
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Women parliamentarians in Australia 1921–2012

This paper provides details on women elected to Australian parliaments since 1921, in chronological order of election. This publication updates work published by David Black in 1966 under the title Women parliamentarians in Australia 1921–1996: a register of women members of Commonwealth, State and Territory...
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Disability and employment in the Australian labour market

The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations’ Office of the ASCC commissioned the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research to conduct research on disability and employment under the Department’s Social Policy Research Services Agreement. The project set out to identify the socio-economic...
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Long work hours: volunteers and conscripts

Panel data from Australia are used to study the prevalence of work hours mismatch among long hours workers and, more importantly, how that mismatch persists and changes over time, and what factors are associated with these changes. Particular attention is paid to the roles played...
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Who wants flexibility? Changing work hours, preferences and life events

Women are more sensitive to life events than men according to this paper by Robert Drago, Mark Wooden and David Black. Women’s preferred hours and labor force participation decline sharply with pregnancy and the arrival of children; approach usual levels as children enter school and...