Seminars, invited academic presentations, and
- 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?
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
- 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
- St John, S. (2009). "Super futures" address to the AGM of the
Government Superannuitants Associations, Wellington, 5th
- 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
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,
- 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
- 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
- St John, S. (2003). Invited seminar: The retirement of
middle-income baby boomers', New Zealand Treasury, Wellington,
- 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,
- 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