Daniel is a PhD Candidate in the Discipline of Work and Organisational Studies at the University of Sydney Business School. His doctoral studies, supervised by Professor Marian Baird AO and Associate Professor Chris F Wright focuses on cross-national patterns of female employment, motherhood and public policy regarding the reconciliation of employment and family. His thesis uses institutional and labour market economics to interrogate cross-national public policy responses to female labour force participation. Using Prais-Winsten regression estimation methods, in conjunction with a case study analysing the labour market characteristics and public policy settings of Australia, the U.S., Denmark and Germany, the cross-national basis for different female labour market outcomes are analysed. He is also a Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) affiliated researcher and recipient of the RTP (Research Training Program) scholarship.