Susan St John

Susan St John BSc, MA, PhD, QSO honorary Associate Professor Economics, Auckland Business school researching the economics of ageing, child poverty and family policy.

Nov 18, 2020

Bridging the poverty gap: Why all poor kids need Working For Families support

Working For Families payments are a lifeline for kids in poverty – but only if they happen to have a parent in paid work. It's time to end this false dichotomy between the 'deserving' and 'undeserving' poor.

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Dec 30, 2018

Grading the government's first year for children in poverty

The Child Poverty Action Group assesses the government's impact on the lives of the most deprived children after its first full year.

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Jan 28, 2016

Why solving the gender pay gap begins at home

Despite huge advances in gender parity, women continue to be paid significantly less than men in the same role. So what's the fix? Auckland Business School professor Susan St John has a radical plan.

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