Sherry Bawa

Briefing paper

Working from home in the COVID-19 lockdown

This briefing paper reviews research on working from home and how it affects workers and families to offer some insights on the potential benefits and pitfalls of this COVID-19 induced shift in working patterns.
Conference paper

Why do home-owners do better?

Focussing on indicators of physical and mental health, life satisfaction and, for youth, educational attainment, this paper employs a range of strategies to test competing hypotheses relating to causal mechanisms and selection effects associated with home-ownership.
Journal article

Labour market implications of promoting women’s participation in STEM in Australia

This paper presents evidence on career outcomes for women with STEM degrees in Australia from Australian Bureau of Statistics Census data and panel data from the HILDA survey. The results provide further evidence that policies to promote female participation in STEM need to be accompanied...