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Associate Professor Gerry Redmond joined the School of Social and Policy Studies in February 2012. Prior to that he worked at the Social Policy Research Centre, the University of NSW, Sydney. He has has also worked for UNICEF (2001-2006), where he did research on children's well-being in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, and at the University of Cambridge, UK (1992-1997). The main focus of his research is measurement of, and analysis of policies relating to child poverty and well-being in Australia and in other countries, with a particular focus on poverty and inequality, child rights, and children's own perspectives on their well-being. He is currently leading the Australian Child Wellbeing Project, which aims to use child-centred approaches to develop a survey teo measure children's wellbeing in their middle years. See australianchildwellbeing.com.au/
PhD, Social Policy, University of NSW, Australia.
MSc, European Social Policy Analysis, University of Bath, UK.
Grad. Dip. (Computing), Athlone Regional Technical College, Ireland.
B.Soc. Sc., University College, Dublin, Ireland.
UNICEF Malaysia (contract research) 'Child Disparities and Deprivation in Malaysia' 2015-2016 (with A/Prof Noore Siddiquee and Dr Rodrigo Praino, Flinders University) ($92,000)
Australian Research Council and industry partners (Linkage scheme) 'Are the kids alright? Understanding the wellbeing of Australian children in their middle years' 2012-2015 (with Dr J Skattebol and Prof P Saunders, University of NSW) ($1.4 million)
National Council for Vocational Education Research (National VET Research and Evaluation Scheme) 'Intergenerational mobility: New evidence from LSAY and HILDA data' 2011-12 (with Dr M Wong, Dr B Bradbury and Prof I Katz, University of NSW ) ($.97,400)
Australian Research Council and industry partners (Linkage scheme) 'Supporting families: Horizontal and vertical equity in the Australian tax-benefit system in historical and comparative perspectives' 2010-2013 (with Prof P Whiteford, University of NSW) ($428,000)
Adjunct Associate Professor, Social Policy Research Centre, University of NSW (http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/ )
Member, Data Expert Reference Group for Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (http://www.growingupinaustralia.gov.au/ )
Member, Australian Bureau of Statistics Gender Statistics Advisory Group
Convenor, ARACY Student Wellbeing Action Network (http://www.aracy.org.au/networks/student-wellbeing-action-network)
Member, National Youth Indicators Advosory Group, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Discovery and Linkage Projects Grants Assessor, Australian Research Council
Chair, Research Committee, School of Social and Policy Studies
: Public policy
: public policy
; Early childhood education
Redmond, G (2015) 'How your parents' level of education affects your chances', The Conversation, 22 July 2015 https://theconversation.com/how-your-parents-level-of-education-affects-your-chances-44506
Praino, R and G Redmond (2015) 'FactCheck: do eight out of 10 taxpayers work every day to pay our $150b welfare bill?', The Conversation, 13 April 2015 https://theconversation.com/factcheck-do-eight-out-of-10-taxpayers-work-every-day-to-pay-our-150b-welfare-bill-39573
Redmond, G and J Skattebol (2014) 'Child Poverty: Keeping the Promise Alive', Insight (published by the Victorian Council of Social Service), Issue 9, January 2014, pp.38-39.
Redmond, G (2013) 'Election Factcheck: Families will lose the Schoolkids Bonus', The Converstion, 27 August 2013 http://theconversation.com/factcheck-labors-if-abbott-wins-you-lose-attack-ad-17262
Redmond, G and P Whiteford (2013) 'Middle class welfare - are we hitting the target?' The Conversation, 16 May 2013 http://theconversation.com/middle-class-welfare-are-we-hitting-the-target-14257
Redmond, G and P Whiteford (2012) 'Assessing the Schoolkids Bonus: Good policy or just a 'cash splash'?' The Conversation, 19 June 2012
Peter Whiteford and Gerry Redmond, "Class Warfare in the Budget? That's a Bit Rich"...
The Conversation, 10 May 2012
Gerry Redmond and Peter Whiteford, "Is the Federal Budget On Track?", Sydney Morning Herald, 6 May 2012
Gerry Redmond and Philip Hayes, "Time to start a debate on universal family payments in Australia", The Conversation, 30 March 2012 http://theconversation.edu.au/time-to-start-a-debate-on-universal-family-payments-in-australia-5774
Peter Whiteford, Gerry Redmond and Bruce Bradbury, "Razor gangs and welfare reformers must not lose sight of evidence" The Age, 20 April 2012, Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/politics/razor-gangs-and-welfare-reformers-must-not-lose-sight-of-evidence-20120419-1xa3t.html#ixzz1spdl1yLu
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