• Ruppanner, L., Squires, S., Dangar, K., & Gunawansa, M. (2024). Equal Sharing of Care: Evidence Review (PDF, 12.4MB). The University of Melbourne: Melbourne.
  • Scarborough, W. J., Collins, C., Ruppanner, L., & Landivar, L. C. (2020). COVID-19 and the Care Crisis: An Evidence-Based Policy Recommendation for Supporting Families.
  • Dean, L., Churchill, B., & Ruppanner, L. (2022). The mental load: Building a deeper theoretical understanding of how cognitive and emotional labor over load women and mothers. Community, Work & Family25(1), 13-29.
  • Tan, X., Ruppanner, L., Maume, D., & Hewitt, B. (2021). Do managers sleep well? The role of gender, gender empowerment and economic development. Plos one16(3), e0247515.
  • Tan, X., Ruppanner, L., & Wang, M. (2021). Gendered housework under China’s privatization: the evolving role of parents. Chinese Sociological Review53(5), 514-538.
  • Landivar, L. C., Scarborough, W. J., Collins, C., & Ruppanner, L. (2022). Do high childcare costs and low access to Head Start and childcare subsidies limit mothers’ employment? A state-level analysis. Social Science Research102, 102627.
  • Tan, X., Lee, R., & Ruppanner, L. (2021). Profiling racial prejudice during COVID‐19: Who exhibits anti‐Asian sentiment in Australia and the United States?. Australian Journal of Social Issues56(4), 464-484.
  • Landivar, L. C., Ruppanner, L., Scarborough, W. J., & Collins, C. (2020). Early signs indicate that COVID-19 is exacerbating gender inequality in the labor force. Socius6, 2378023120947997.
  • Hook, J. L., Ruppanner, L., & Casper, L. M. (2022). Occupational characteristics and parents' childcare time. Journal of Marriage and Family84(1), 210-229.
  • Collins, C., Ruppanner, L., Christin Landivar, L., & Scarborough, W. J. (2021). The gendered consequences of a weak infrastructure of care: School reopening plans and parents’ employment during the COVID-19 pandemic. Gender & Society35(2), 180-193.
  • Ruppanner, L., Tan, X., Carson, A., & Ratcliff, S. (2021). Emotional and financial health during COVID‐19: the role of housework, employment and childcare in Australia and the United States. Gender, work & organization28(5), 1937-1955.
  • Ruppanner, L., Maltby, B., Hewitt, B., & Maume, D. (2021). Parents’ sleep across weekdays and weekends: The influence of work, housework, and childcare time. Journal of Family Issues, 0192513X211017932.
  • Landivar, L. C., Ruppanner, L., & Scarborough, W. J. (2021). Are States Created Equal? Moving to a State With More Expensive Childcare Reduces Mothers' Odds of Employment. Demography58(2), 451-470.
  • Ruppanner, L., Tan, X., Scarborough, W., Landivar, L. C., & Collins, C. (2021). Shifting inequalities? Parents’ sleep, anxiety, and calm during the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia and the United States. Men and Masculinities24(1), 181-188.
  • Scarborough, W. J., Collins, C., Ruppanner, L., & Landivar, L. C. (2021). Head Start and Families' Recovery From Economic Recession: Policy Recommendations for COVID‐19. Family Relations70(1), 26-42.
  • Milner, A., Scovelle, A. J., Hewitt, B., Maheen, H., Ruppanner, L., & King, T. L. (2020). Shifts in gender equality and suicide: A panel study of changes over time in 87 countries. Journal of affective disorders276, 495-500.
  • Collins, C., Landivar, L. C., Ruppanner, L., & Scarborough, W. J. (2021). COVID‐19 and the gender gap in work hours. Gender, Work & Organization28, 101-112.

Internship reports


  • Duonglina, D, 'Exploring Factors Contributing to Dropout Rates of Boys in Rural Cambodia’s Secondary Schools' (PDF)
  • Widianingsih, 'Bridging the Gap and Shattering Norms: How Childcare Assistance Can Empower Indonesian Women in the Informal Economy' (PDF)
  • Yang, S, 'Linking Ethics to Governance: How can Chinese Artificial Intelligence Regulations Address Ethical and Social Concerns?' (PDF)
  • Xiaodi, L, 'Gender, Technology and Nursing: Impacts of Technological Advancements on Women Nurses in Norway' (PDF)
  • Siew Tu, A, 'Inclusivity Policies for Women with Disabilities: A Comparative study of Canada, Norway, and Australia (PDF)


  • Spriason, A, 'Trust in the Australian Government through Digital Transformation' (3.7MB, PDF)
  • Knight, H, 'International Students, COVID-19, and Heightened Vulnerabilities: Policy Solutions to Support a Precarious Workforce' (2.0MB, PDF)
  • Harinandini, H, 'Underemployment among Migrant Women of Colour in Australia' (1.9 MB, PDF)
  • Ling, J, 'Exploring return-to-work policies and processes for employees who have experienced mental ill-health: Australian challenges, gaps, and opportunities for improvement' (2.8MB, PDF)
  • Jian, J, 'The Potential of Technical and Vocational Education(TVE) to Prepare Young Migrant Women for Successful Transitions from Education to Employment in Urban China' (1.2MB, PDF)
  • Lee, K, 'China's proliferation of robotic manufacturing, its implications on the working population, their limitations and China's policy solution' (1.4MB, PDF)
  • Bartl, L, 'Privatisation of Australia's Unemployment Services: Improving State and Federal Delivery Models for an Inclusive Workforce' (769.2KB, PDF)
  • Taylor, R, 'Evaluating the barriers people with intellectual disability face in gaining and maintaining employment in Australia' (1.6MB, PDF)


  • Mannix, K, 'The future of Australia’s nursing workforce: COVID-19 and burnout among nurses' (PDF)
  • Marchant, C, 'Man Overboard: Overcoming Gender Stereotypes to Increase Women’s Leadership and Gender Parity onBoards' (PDF)
  • Tan, C, 'Untapped Potential?: Using Technology to Reduce Women’s Domestic Labour Burdens' (PDF)
  • Lawrie, A, 'Using Human Resources Policy to Promote Age Diversity' (PDF)
  • Martine, A, 'What’s Left Unsaid: Speech Emotion Recognition (SER) as a Domestic Violence Screening Tool' (PDF)
  • Chu, SK, 'COVID-19 Infodemic: Empowering Australia against infodemic' (PDF)
  • Yang, O, 'Critical Reflection on Queer Rights Discourse & Determinants of Queer Rights Violations in Mainland China' (PDF)
  • Gunawansa, A, 'Exploring the challenges that women seeking asylum face in gaining employment in Australia' (PDF)
  • Jenkins, K, 'The Gendered Costs of Childcare: A feminist analysis of the effects of Australia’s early childhood education and care system on women’s inequality in the workforce and beyond (PDF)
  • Dangar, K, 'Women, policy and the STEM pipeline: Bridging the gap between tertiary education and the workforce for female STEM students' (PDF)
  • Thorp, E, 'Improving stimulus after COVID-19: What can be learnt from the Australian fiscal response?' (PDF)