Conference presentations

  • St John (2014) Guest speaker 'Without Families and Communities the Economy Means Nothing', Rotary District 9920 Conference 2014, Tongariro National Park, 3rd May 2014
  • St John (2104) Poverty and Inequality. Not in New Zealand? The Institute of Judicial Studies, Trends in New Zealand Society - Poverty, 13 & 14 March 2014, Rydges Hotel, Auckland.
  • St John, S (2013) "Putting children at the centre" Keynote address, Conference Children in Crisis, Waikato University, Kingsgate hotel, Hamilton, 7-9th October.
  • St John, S (2012): Fiscal sustainability in an ageing population: Adapting universal provision Affording our Futures Conference, University of Victoria, 10-11th December.
  • St John, S (2012). Achieving sustainable retirement policy in New Zealand 20th Annual Colloquium of Superannuation Researchers, hosted by the Centre for Pensions & Superannuation Research, and the School of Risk & Actuarial Studies, UNSW, Sydney, 12-13 July 2012.
  • St John, S., (2011). Spreading the costs of an ageing population Population Association of New Zealand 2011 CONFERENCE New Zealand's Demographic Futures: Where to From Here? 28- 29 November 2011, University of Auckland .
  • St John, S (2011). Preparing for the health and long-term care costs of an ageing population in New Zealand. Paper by St John, S., & Dale, M. (2011) presented at the 19th Australian Colloquium of Superannuation Researchers: Financing the retirement needs of an ageing population.: UNSW July 13th -14th, ppts.
  • St John, S (2011). Funding the long goodnight: more intragenerational risk sharing Paper by St John, S., & Dale, M. (201i). presented at the NZ Association of Economists Annual Conference; Wellington July 2, ppts.
  • Dale, M & St John, S (2011). Funding the long goodnight: the market for long-term care. Paper presented at the NZ Association of Economists Annual Conference; Wellington July 2, ppts.
  • St John, S (2010). Reforming New Zealand Superannuation for a mobile trans-Tasman population. Paper by St John, S., & Dale, M. (2010)  presented at the 18th Australian Colloquium of Superannuation Researchers: Retirement saving choices: challenges for individuals, industry and public policy: UNSW July 12th -13th.
  • St John, S (2010). Evidence based valuation of social policy. Paper by St John, S., & Dale, M. (2010). presented at the NZ Association of Economists Annual Conference; July 2 2010.
  • St John, S. (2008). "KiwiSaver and the Ageing population: the next steps" The 2008 Annual ASFONZ conference: Sustainable workplace saving, Auckland 27-28th August.
  • St John, S. (2008). "New Zealand's welfare model and the Third Way, Lessons for Australia" A future for the Australian welfare state? Continuity and change from Howard to Rudd Macquarie University Sydney, 25th July.
  • St John, S. (2007). 'Farewell to tax neutrality?' The 15th Australian Colloquium of Superannuation Researchers:  Financial Consequences of Longevity UNSW Sydney, 18 July.
  • St John, S. (2006). 'Does KiwiSaver improve the unique New Zealand mix of retirement policies?' The 14th Australian Colloquium of Superannuation Researchers: Choice in Retirement Funding, UNSW Sydney, 20-21 July.
  • St John, S. (2005). 'New Zealand's financial assistance for poor children: lessons for other countries'. Social Policy Association conference, Bath University, Bath, UK, 26-29 June, 2005.
  • Ashton, T., & St John, S. (2005). 'Financing of long term residential care in New Zealand: Swimming against the tide.' Paper presented by T Ashton at the Fifth World Congress of the International Association of Health Economists, Barcelona, 10-13 July, 2005.
  • St John, S. (2005). 'Policies for drawing down retirement saving in New Zealand: implications for the ageing of the population.' Paper presented at the Ageing population conference 2005. Sixty five and not out! St Anne's College, Oxford, UK, Oxford Institute of Ageing. 7- 9 September.
  • St John, S., & Chen, Y.-P. (2005). 'Coping with Improved Longevity: Shifting the Balance from Intergenerational to Intragenerational Financing.' Paper presented at the World Ageing and Generations Congress. Demographic change: Challenges and Opportunities for business, political and society, St Gallen/ Switzerland. 29 September to 1 October.
  • St John, S. (2004). 'Planning for the drawdown phase of retirement saving in New Zealand.' Paper to the 12th Australian Colloquium of Superannuation Researchers: "Shortchanged? Pension Fund Governance and Retirement Provision", UNSW Sydney, 12-13 July.
  • St John, S. (2003). 'Pensions and annuities. Have we lost the plot?' Network conference, Public Policy, Wellington, 30-31 January.
  • St John, S. (2003). 'Financial Assistance for the young: 1986-2003'. Social Policy Research and Evaluation Conference, Wellington, 29 - 30 April, 2003.
  • St John, S. (2003). 'What is wrong with the New Zealand model for pensions?', Eleventh Annual Colloquium of Superannuation Researchers,, University of New South Wales, Australia,, 7-8 July. 2003.
  • St John, S. (2003). Panelist: 'Making children more visible', The New Zealand Association of Sociologists annual conference, AUT, 11 December.
  • St John, S. (2002). Panel contribution, Presentation on 'NZ pensions', Forum on pensions and savings. UN conference Financing for development, Monterrey Mexico. March 18.
  • St John, S. (2002). 'Pensions and Annuities in New Zealand: Have we lost the plot?' Paper presented to "Superannuation and retirement incomes: back to the future", the 10th Annual Colloquium of Superannuation Researchers, UNSW, Sydney, 8 - 9 July. http://www.fce.unsw.edu.au/research/centres/cps.htm
  • St John, S. (2001). 'Redesigning the welfare state in New Zealand.' Paper presented at the Promoting social inclusion in the Commonwealth: the UK, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Brisbane, 4 - 5 October.
  • St John, S. (2001). 'Economist's perspective prospects for equality.' The Property (Relationships) Act 1976 Spotlight Seminar, Butterworths Professional Education, Auckland 14 August, and Wellington 22 August.
  • St John, S. (2001). 'New Zealand goes it alone in superannuation policy.' Paper presented at the Reform of Superannuation and Pensions. The 9th Annual Colloquium of Superannuation Researchers, 9 - 10 July, UNSW Sydney.
  • St John, S. (2001). 'Superannuation and retirement policy issues: implications for New Zealand social policy', Successful Government Policy, Institute for International Research Conference, Wellington, 24 Oct.
  • St John, S. (2000). 'Two legs are better than three: New Zealand as a model for old age pensions.' Paper to the Year 2000 International Research Conference on Social Security, Helsinki, "Social Security in the Global Village", 25-27 September.
  • St John, S. (1999). 'Income Support for Older People in New Zealand', Asia and Pacific Regional Conference, International Council on Social Welfare, Sydney 14-17 September.
  • St John, S. (1999). 'New Zealand's Unique Approach to Retirement Income.' Paper to the 6th Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of the International Association of Gerontology, Seoul Republic of Korea, 7-11 June.
  • St John, S. (1999). 'Retirement Policy Issues We Are Not talking About'. Paper to the New Zealand Association of Economists (Inc) Annual Conference, Rotorua. 30 June - 2 July.
  • St John, S. (1999). 'Community Responsibility.' Paper to the CTU Conference: Rebuilding ACC Beyond 2000, Wellington, 23 July.
  • St John, S. (1999).'Issues for an Ageing Population', AIC Conference on Ageing, Wellington, 27 August.
  • St John, S. (1999). 'Retirement Income Policy Stability Options: Commentary on the Stability Paper.' Paper to the Retirement Income Policy Stability Options seminar conducted by the Institute of Policy Studies in association with the Super 2000 Taskforce, Wellington, 1 October , also here.
  • St John, S. (1999). 'Social and Economic Policy.' A Child Poverty Action Group address to the conference "The First Decade: marking the 10th anniversary of the United Nation Convention on the Rights of the Child" University of Auckland, 25 November.
  • St John, S. (1998). 'Where to from Here? Superannuation Policy in New Zealand.' Paper to the New Zealand Association of Economists (Inc.) Annual Conference, Wellington 2-4 September.
  • St John, S. (1998). 'Looking into the Issues Superannuation and Funds Management Today and Tomorrow.' Paper to Institute for International Research IIR 7th Annual Superfunds and Funds Management Conference Wellington, 9-10 November.
  • St John, S. (1997). 'Wrong Turns In the Welfare Maze' Beyond Poverty Conference published in Mike O'Brien and C, Brier (eds) Proceedings of the beyond Poverty Conference, Peoples Centre and Massey University Albany. March.
  • St John, S., and Shirley, I.,( 1997). 'The state of the family', to the Family and State Colloquium, International Social Science Institute Edinburgh, 24-25th May.