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Susan St John BSc, MA, PhD, QSO honorary Associate Professor Economics, Auckland Business school researching the economics of ageing, child poverty and family policy.
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.
The Child Poverty Action Group assesses the government's impact on the lives of the most deprived children after its first full year.
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.