Seminars, invited academic presentations, and keynote speeches

  • St. John, S (2013) Women and the welfare state, CPAG event CELEBRATING THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1938, 16th September, Cathedral Parnell, Auckland, Media release.
  • St John S (2013) Can saving for an ageing population save us? Abstract, Australian Demographic & Social Research Institute, ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences, 9 August 2013.
  • St John,S (2013) Helping the older population pay for itself: Decumulation policy in New Zealand, Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Applied Statistics , Abstract, Australian National University, Canberra, 9 August 2013.
  • St John, S (2012) The Eden Village Lectures, invited lecture, Rethinking the welfare state for the 21st century. 20 November 2012.
  • St John, S (2012) Intergenerational Equity Issues for Investors Keynote Speaker at Investment Special Interest Group Meeting, 21 June, at New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants' Conference Centre, Auckland.
  • St John, S (2012) How prepared is NZ for the ageing population: Can KiwiSaver save us? Keynote Speaker, Christmas Gouwland Limited and ANZ Business & Investment Seminar, 15 August 2012, at Ellerslie Event Centre, Auckland.
  • St John, S (with Littlewood, M., & Dale, M. C) (2010). KiwiSaver. The first three years: lessons for Ireland? Paper presented at the Pension Policy Research Group, School of Business, Aras an Phiarsaigh, Trinity College Dublin 4th June 2010.
  • St John, S. (2009). "Super futures" address to the AGM of the Government Superannuitants Associations, Wellington, 5th September 2009.
  • St John, S. (2009). "Are social and economic inequalities damaging our children?", Child and Youth law conference, LexisNexis, Auckland 26th March 2009.
  • St John, S. (2008). "CPAG v the Attorney General: the law as the last resort", LEANZ, Auckland 11th November 2008.
  • St John, S. (2008). Keynote address: "Left behind: Using the law to make every child count" Every Child Counts Conference 10-11th September 2008.
  • St John, S. (2007). Keynote address: "How much ageing can we afford?" Gerontology conference, Hamilton, 14 -16 November 2007.
  • St John, S. (2007). "KiwiSaver may be good for individuals but is it good for society?" Chancellor's Lecture Series, Massey University, 15 August 2007.
  • St John, S. (2007). "The state of the people", The UN state of the world series, Continuing Education, University of Auckland. 9 October 2007.
  • St John, S., & Littlewood, M.,(2007). "KiwiSaver issues", Business School Seminar Series Waikato University, 9 May 2007.
  • St John, S. (2007). 'Transitioning from welfare to work: abatements and tax credits.' Where to for Welfare? Recent and proposed welfare reforms in New Zealand. Symposium, University of Auckland, 21 March.
  • St John, S. (2006). 'Policy implications of decumulation', Retirement Commission seminar, Wellington, 28 July.
  • St John, S., Discussant, Coleman, A., (2006). "The Life-Cycle Model Savings and Growth" Reserve Bank of NZ Workshop: Housing, savings and the household balance sheet. 14 November.
  • St John, S., & McClelland, A., (2005). 'Social policy responses to globalisation in Australia and New Zealand 1980-2003', Globalising the Antipodes: Policy and Politics in Australia and New Zealand, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 8-9 April.
  • St John, S. (2005). 'What can the New Zealand experience of universal pensions offer the UK debate?', Shaping a Stable Pensions Solution: Should state pensions be contributory or universal? http://www.pensionspolicyinstitute.org.uk.Pensions Policy Institute, Nuffield Foundation, London, UK 14 July, 2005.
  • St John, S. (2005). 'Financial assistance for children. Lessons from New Zealand', Centre for research into families and relationships, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, f 18 August, 2005.
  • St John, S. (2004). Presenter on panel for symposium on Hollowing out. A capable New Zealand: the role of ownership. 'The role of the New Zealand Superannuation fund' November 24th Auckland University, Auckland Policy Group, Economics and Sociology departments.
  • St John, S. (2004). Invited speaker Royal Society of New Zealand Rotorua branch Promoting Science and Technology in the Community "Will you still need me will you still feed me when I'm 84" 17th August.
  • St John, S. (2004). 'How can the economic position of children be improved? Are we wasting our children?' Winter lecture series (Public Lectures), University of Auckland, 20 July.
  • St John, S. (2004). Centre for Public Policy, University of Melbourne, 'New Zealand's Working for families package': 11th November.
  • St John, S. (2003). Invited seminar: The retirement of middle-income baby boomers', New Zealand Treasury, Wellington, 18 November.
  • St John, S. (2002). Invited lecture. 'Economic disparity', Family Court update: Property (relationship) Act. Institute of Judicial Studies. 8 February.
  • St John, S. (2001). 'The Economics Consequences of Demographic Change' to Statistics New Zealand seminar, Population Ageing in New Zealand, Auckland.
  • St John, S. (2000). 'Can we Afford to Age?', 2nd National Gerontology Conference, New Zealand, September.
  • St John S. (1999). Superannuation: A Conundrum for the Millennium', University of Auckland Winter Lecture Series, August.
  • St John, S. (1999). Presentation 'A Super Future?' Insurance Institute's National Conference, Auckland 19-20 May.
  • St John, S. (1998). 'The New Zealand pensions system.' Conference participant and consultant, Institute of Fiscal Studies, London. 14 -18 March.
  • St John, S. (1997). Contributor as taskforce member to the Periodic Report Group Retirement Income Reports' A review of the current framework' and 'Building Stability'.
  • St John, S. (1997). Commentary in Health Proceedings of the Socio-economic Inequalities and Health Conference, Wellington 9-10 December 1996, Peter Crampton and Philippa Howden-Chapman (eds.).