Associate Professor Gaby Ramia

BCom, MCom W'gong, Grad. Cert. Ed. Stud. (Higher Ed.), PhD UNSW

F10 - Law School (Camperdown)
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9036 5236

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Biographical details

Gaby Ramia joined the Graduate School of Government in June 2008, having previously held positions in the Faculty of Law at the University of Sydney where he was a Research Fellow, and at Monash University where he was Senior Lecturer and Director of the Graduate Program in Public Policy and Management.

He has research interests across policy issues at the international, cross-national/comparative and Australian levels. He has conducted Australian Research Council (ARC) funded studies with colleagues on social security in China and on international education and the welfare of international students. He has other, ongoing research interests on: international social policy and the role of trans-national NGOs; contractualism, public management and employment services; and the relationship between industrial relations regulation and social policies.

Gaby is widely published in public and social policy and he has taught in a wide range of policy-related areas, including international public policy and global governance, public policy, international business, strategic management, economics and employment relations.

Selected grants

2014

  • Who You Know or Where You Go? The Role of Formal and Informal Networks in Finding Employment and Maintaining Wellbeing; Ramia G, Marston G, Patulny R, Ward L; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).

Selected publications

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Books

  • Ramia, G., Marginson, S., Sawir, E. (2013). Regulating International Students' Wellbeing. Bristol, United Kingdom: Policy Press.
  • Carney, T., Ramia, G. (2002). From Rights to Management: Contract, New Public Management and Employment Services. Netherlands: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business (Kluwer Law International).

Edited Books

  • Ramia, G., Farnsworth, K., Irving, Z. (2013). Social Policy Review 25. Bristol, UK: The Policy Press.
  • Kilkey, M., Ramia, G., Farnsworth, K. (2012). Social Policy Review 24. Bristol: The Policy Press.
  • Holden, C., Kilkey, M., Ramia, G. (2011). Social Policy Review 23. Bristol: Policy Press.
  • Carney, T., Yeatman,, A., Ramia, G. (2001). Contractualism and Citizenship. Australia: Federation Press.

Book Chapters

  • Ramia, G. (2013). Contemporary debates and developments in the UK. In Gaby Ramia, Kevin Farnsworth, Zoe Irving (Eds.), Social Policy Review 25, (pp. 1-2). Bristol, UK: The Policy Press.
  • Ramia, G. (2013). Introduction. In Gaby Ramia, Kevin Farnsworth, Zoe Irving (Eds.), Social Policy Review 25, (pp. xi-xii). Bristol, UK: The Policy Press.
  • Ramia, G. (2006). Administering Global Welfare: Public Management, Governance and the New Role of INGOs. In P. Henman and M. Fenger (Eds.), Administering Welfare Reform: International Transformations in Welfare Governance, (pp. 185-211). Bristol UK: Policy Press.
  • Carney, T., Ramia, G., Chapman, A. (2006). Which Law is Laggard? Regulation and the Gaps Between Labour Law and Social Security Law. In C. Arup, P. Gahan, J. Howe, R. Johnstone, R. Mithchell & A. O'Donnell (Eds.), Labour Law and Labour Market Regulation - Essays on the Construction, Constitution and Regulation of Labour Markets and Work Relationships, (pp. 383-409). Sydney: Federation Press.
  • Wailes, N., Ramia, G. (2001). Knitting the Social Safety Net: Reassessing the ROle of Federation in Shaping SOcial Protection, 1901-1914. In Mark Hearn & Greg Patmore (Eds.), Working the Nation: Working Life and Federation, 1890-1914, (pp. 136-158). Annandale, NSW: Pluto Press.

Journals

  • Ramia, G., Marginson, S., Sawir, E. (2013). The Regulation of International Student Welfare in Australia. Journal of Australian Political Economy, 71, 106-129.
  • Sawir, E., Marginson, S., Forbes-Mewett, H., Nyland, C., Ramia, G. (2012). International student security and English language proficiency. Journal of Studies in International Education, 16(5), 434-454. [More Information]
  • Ramia, G., Marginson, S., Sawir, E., Nyland, C. (2011). International Business and Cross-Border Education: A Case of the Janus Face of Globalisation? Global Business and Economics Review, 13(2), 105-125. [More Information]
  • Kong, E., Ramia, G. (2010). A Qualitative Analysis of Intellectual Capital in Social Service Non-Profit Organisations: A Theory-Practice Divide. Journal of Management and Organization, 16(5), 656-676. [More Information]
  • Ramia, G., Carney, T. (2010). The Rudd Government's Employment Services Agenda: Is it Post-NPM and Why is that Important? Australian Journal of Public Administration, 69(3), 263-273. [More Information]
  • Carney, T., Ramia, G. (2010). Welfare Support and 'Sanctions for Non-Compliance' in a Recessionary World Labour Market: Post-Neoliberalism or Not? International Journal of Social Security and Workers Compensation, 2(1), 29-40.
  • Forbes-Mewett, H., Marginson, S., Nyland, C., Ramia, G., Sawir, E. (2009). Australian University International Student Finances. Higher Education Policy, 22(2), 141-161.
  • Nyland, C., Forbes-Mewett, H., Marginson, S., Ramia, G., Sawir, E., Smith, S. (2009). International Student-Workers in Australia: A New Vulnerable Workforce. Journal of Education and Work, 22(1), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Ong, D., Ramia, G. (2009). Study-Work-Life Balance and the Welfare of International Students. Labour and Industry, 20(2), 181-206.
  • Sawir, E., Marginson, S., Nyland, C., Ramia, G., Rawlings-Sanaei, F. (2009). The pastoral care of international students in New Zealand: Is it more than a consumer protection regime? Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 29(1), 45-59. [More Information]
  • Sawir, E., Marginson, S., Nyland, C., Ramia, G., Rawlings-Sanaei, F. (2009). The Social and Economic Security of International Students: A New Zealand Study. Higher Education Policy, 22(4), 461-482.
  • Davies, G., Ramia, G. (2008). Governance Reform Towards "Serving Migrant Workers": The Local Implementation of Central Government Regulations. China Quarterly, (193), 140-149.
  • Sawir, E., Marginson, S., Deumert, A., Nyland, C., Ramia, G. (2008). Loneliness and International Students: An Australian Study. Journal of Studies in International Education, 12(2), 148-180.
  • Lambell, R., Ramia, G., Nyland, C., Michelotti, M. (2008). NGOs and International Business Research: Progress, Prospects and Problems. International Journal of Management Reviews, 10(1), 75-92. [More Information]
  • Ramia, G., Davies, G., Nyland, C. (2008). The compliance challenge: Implications for social security in the People's Republic of China. International Social Security Review, 61(1), 1-19.
  • Carney, T., Ramia, G., Chapman, A. (2007). Comparativism, the labour-social policy nexus and intra-national analysis: a case study. Policy and Politics, 35(2), 233-250.
  • Ramia, G., Wailes, N. (2006). Putting Wage-Earners into Wage-Earners' Welfare States: The Relationship Between Social Policy and Industrial Relations in Australia and New Zealand. Australian Journal of Social Issues, 41(1), 49-68.
  • Deumert, A., Marginson, S., Nyland, C., Ramia, G., Sawir, E. (2005). Global migration and social protection rights: The social and economic security of cross-border students in Australia. Global Social Policy: an interdisciplinary journal of public policy and social development, 5(3), 329-352. [More Information]
  • Ramia, G., Chapman, A., Michelotti, M. (2005). How well do Industrial Relations and Social Policy Interact? Labour Law and Social Security Law in the Social Protection of Sole Parents. The International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations, 21(2), 249-279.
  • Ramia, G. (2005). Industrial Relations in the Context of Workfare: Comparing Australia and New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations, 30(3), 65-78.
  • Ramia, G. (2003). Global Social Policy, INGOs and the Importance of Strategic Management: an emerging research agenda. Global Social Policy: an interdisciplinary journal of public policy and social development, 3(1), 79-101.
  • Wailes, N., Ramia, G., Lansbury, R. (2003). Interests, institutions and industrial relations. British Journal of Industrial Relations, 41(4), 617-637.
  • Ramia, G., Carney, T. (2003). New public management, the job network and non-profit strategy. Australian Journal of Labour Economics, 6(2), 253-275.
  • Wailes, N., Ramia, G. (2002). Globalisation, Institutions and Interests: Comparing Recent Changes in Industrial Relations Policy in Australia and New Zealand. Policy and Society, 21(1), 74-95.
  • Carney, T., Ramia, G. (2002). Mutality, Mead & McClure: More 'Big M's' for the Unemployed? Australian Journal of Social Issues, 37(3), 277-300.
  • Carney, T., Ramia, G. (2001). Contactualism and Citizenship: Rivals or bedfellows? Law in Context, 18, 8-33.
  • Carney, T., Yeatman,, A., Ramia, G. (2001). Introduction. Law in Context, 18, 1-7.
  • Carney, T., Ramia, G. (1999). From Citizenship to Contractualism: The Transition from Unemployment Benefits to Employment Services in Australia. Australian Journal of Administrative Law, 6(3), 117-139.

Conferences

  • Ramia, G., Carney, T. (2009). The Rudd Government's Employment Services Agenda: Is it Post-NPM and Why is that Important? Global Financial Crisis: Policy, Partnerships and Practice Conference 2009, Melbourne, Vic: Presentation.
  • Lansbury, R., Wailes, N., Ramia, G. (2002). Integrating Interests and Institutions: the case of Industrial Relations Reform in Australia and New Zealand. British Journal of Industrial Relations Conference, United Kingdom: Brtish Journal of Industrial Relations.
  • Wailes, N., Ramia, G. (2001). Comparativism and globalisation: An integrated framework for comparing Australian and New Zealand industrial relations. The 15th AIRAANZ Conference, : UNSW Australian Defence Force Academy.

Report

  • Carney, T., Ramia, G. (2009). Emerging Patterns of Social Protection in Australia.

2013

  • Ramia, G. (2013). Contemporary debates and developments in the UK. In Gaby Ramia, Kevin Farnsworth, Zoe Irving (Eds.), Social Policy Review 25, (pp. 1-2). Bristol, UK: The Policy Press.
  • Ramia, G. (2013). Introduction. In Gaby Ramia, Kevin Farnsworth, Zoe Irving (Eds.), Social Policy Review 25, (pp. xi-xii). Bristol, UK: The Policy Press.
  • Ramia, G., Marginson, S., Sawir, E. (2013). Regulating International Students' Wellbeing. Bristol, United Kingdom: Policy Press.
  • Ramia, G., Farnsworth, K., Irving, Z. (2013). Social Policy Review 25. Bristol, UK: The Policy Press.
  • Ramia, G., Marginson, S., Sawir, E. (2013). The Regulation of International Student Welfare in Australia. Journal of Australian Political Economy, 71, 106-129.

2012

  • Sawir, E., Marginson, S., Forbes-Mewett, H., Nyland, C., Ramia, G. (2012). International student security and English language proficiency. Journal of Studies in International Education, 16(5), 434-454. [More Information]
  • Kilkey, M., Ramia, G., Farnsworth, K. (2012). Social Policy Review 24. Bristol: The Policy Press.

2011

  • Ramia, G., Marginson, S., Sawir, E., Nyland, C. (2011). International Business and Cross-Border Education: A Case of the Janus Face of Globalisation? Global Business and Economics Review, 13(2), 105-125. [More Information]
  • Holden, C., Kilkey, M., Ramia, G. (2011). Social Policy Review 23. Bristol: Policy Press.

2010

  • Kong, E., Ramia, G. (2010). A Qualitative Analysis of Intellectual Capital in Social Service Non-Profit Organisations: A Theory-Practice Divide. Journal of Management and Organization, 16(5), 656-676. [More Information]
  • Ramia, G., Carney, T. (2010). The Rudd Government's Employment Services Agenda: Is it Post-NPM and Why is that Important? Australian Journal of Public Administration, 69(3), 263-273. [More Information]
  • Carney, T., Ramia, G. (2010). Welfare Support and 'Sanctions for Non-Compliance' in a Recessionary World Labour Market: Post-Neoliberalism or Not? International Journal of Social Security and Workers Compensation, 2(1), 29-40.

2009

  • Forbes-Mewett, H., Marginson, S., Nyland, C., Ramia, G., Sawir, E. (2009). Australian University International Student Finances. Higher Education Policy, 22(2), 141-161.
  • Carney, T., Ramia, G. (2009). Emerging Patterns of Social Protection in Australia.
  • Nyland, C., Forbes-Mewett, H., Marginson, S., Ramia, G., Sawir, E., Smith, S. (2009). International Student-Workers in Australia: A New Vulnerable Workforce. Journal of Education and Work, 22(1), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Ong, D., Ramia, G. (2009). Study-Work-Life Balance and the Welfare of International Students. Labour and Industry, 20(2), 181-206.
  • Sawir, E., Marginson, S., Nyland, C., Ramia, G., Rawlings-Sanaei, F. (2009). The pastoral care of international students in New Zealand: Is it more than a consumer protection regime? Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 29(1), 45-59. [More Information]
  • Ramia, G., Carney, T. (2009). The Rudd Government's Employment Services Agenda: Is it Post-NPM and Why is that Important? Global Financial Crisis: Policy, Partnerships and Practice Conference 2009, Melbourne, Vic: Presentation.
  • Sawir, E., Marginson, S., Nyland, C., Ramia, G., Rawlings-Sanaei, F. (2009). The Social and Economic Security of International Students: A New Zealand Study. Higher Education Policy, 22(4), 461-482.

2008

  • Davies, G., Ramia, G. (2008). Governance Reform Towards "Serving Migrant Workers": The Local Implementation of Central Government Regulations. China Quarterly, (193), 140-149.
  • Sawir, E., Marginson, S., Deumert, A., Nyland, C., Ramia, G. (2008). Loneliness and International Students: An Australian Study. Journal of Studies in International Education, 12(2), 148-180.
  • Lambell, R., Ramia, G., Nyland, C., Michelotti, M. (2008). NGOs and International Business Research: Progress, Prospects and Problems. International Journal of Management Reviews, 10(1), 75-92. [More Information]
  • Ramia, G., Davies, G., Nyland, C. (2008). The compliance challenge: Implications for social security in the People's Republic of China. International Social Security Review, 61(1), 1-19.

2007

  • Carney, T., Ramia, G., Chapman, A. (2007). Comparativism, the labour-social policy nexus and intra-national analysis: a case study. Policy and Politics, 35(2), 233-250.

2006

  • Ramia, G. (2006). Administering Global Welfare: Public Management, Governance and the New Role of INGOs. In P. Henman and M. Fenger (Eds.), Administering Welfare Reform: International Transformations in Welfare Governance, (pp. 185-211). Bristol UK: Policy Press.
  • Ramia, G., Wailes, N. (2006). Putting Wage-Earners into Wage-Earners' Welfare States: The Relationship Between Social Policy and Industrial Relations in Australia and New Zealand. Australian Journal of Social Issues, 41(1), 49-68.
  • Carney, T., Ramia, G., Chapman, A. (2006). Which Law is Laggard? Regulation and the Gaps Between Labour Law and Social Security Law. In C. Arup, P. Gahan, J. Howe, R. Johnstone, R. Mithchell & A. O'Donnell (Eds.), Labour Law and Labour Market Regulation - Essays on the Construction, Constitution and Regulation of Labour Markets and Work Relationships, (pp. 383-409). Sydney: Federation Press.

2005

  • Deumert, A., Marginson, S., Nyland, C., Ramia, G., Sawir, E. (2005). Global migration and social protection rights: The social and economic security of cross-border students in Australia. Global Social Policy: an interdisciplinary journal of public policy and social development, 5(3), 329-352. [More Information]
  • Ramia, G., Chapman, A., Michelotti, M. (2005). How well do Industrial Relations and Social Policy Interact? Labour Law and Social Security Law in the Social Protection of Sole Parents. The International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations, 21(2), 249-279.
  • Ramia, G. (2005). Industrial Relations in the Context of Workfare: Comparing Australia and New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations, 30(3), 65-78.

2003

  • Ramia, G. (2003). Global Social Policy, INGOs and the Importance of Strategic Management: an emerging research agenda. Global Social Policy: an interdisciplinary journal of public policy and social development, 3(1), 79-101.
  • Wailes, N., Ramia, G., Lansbury, R. (2003). Interests, institutions and industrial relations. British Journal of Industrial Relations, 41(4), 617-637.
  • Ramia, G., Carney, T. (2003). New public management, the job network and non-profit strategy. Australian Journal of Labour Economics, 6(2), 253-275.

2002

  • Carney, T., Ramia, G. (2002). From Rights to Management: Contract, New Public Management and Employment Services. Netherlands: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business (Kluwer Law International).
  • Wailes, N., Ramia, G. (2002). Globalisation, Institutions and Interests: Comparing Recent Changes in Industrial Relations Policy in Australia and New Zealand. Policy and Society, 21(1), 74-95.
  • Lansbury, R., Wailes, N., Ramia, G. (2002). Integrating Interests and Institutions: the case of Industrial Relations Reform in Australia and New Zealand. British Journal of Industrial Relations Conference, United Kingdom: Brtish Journal of Industrial Relations.
  • Carney, T., Ramia, G. (2002). Mutality, Mead & McClure: More 'Big M's' for the Unemployed? Australian Journal of Social Issues, 37(3), 277-300.

2001

  • Wailes, N., Ramia, G. (2001). Comparativism and globalisation: An integrated framework for comparing Australian and New Zealand industrial relations. The 15th AIRAANZ Conference, : UNSW Australian Defence Force Academy.
  • Carney, T., Ramia, G. (2001). Contactualism and Citizenship: Rivals or bedfellows? Law in Context, 18, 8-33.
  • Carney, T., Yeatman,, A., Ramia, G. (2001). Contractualism and Citizenship. Australia: Federation Press.
  • Carney, T., Yeatman,, A., Ramia, G. (2001). Introduction. Law in Context, 18, 1-7.
  • Wailes, N., Ramia, G. (2001). Knitting the Social Safety Net: Reassessing the ROle of Federation in Shaping SOcial Protection, 1901-1914. In Mark Hearn & Greg Patmore (Eds.), Working the Nation: Working Life and Federation, 1890-1914, (pp. 136-158). Annandale, NSW: Pluto Press.

1999

  • Carney, T., Ramia, G. (1999). From Citizenship to Contractualism: The Transition from Unemployment Benefits to Employment Services in Australia. Australian Journal of Administrative Law, 6(3), 117-139.

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