The Motu Public Policy Seminar series provides a forum for informed debate on important public policy issues.
Our seminars are accessible to a wide audience, and are attended by people from diverse backgrounds who want to stay informed on economic, social and public policy research. The seminars are presented by the Motu Senior Fellows and Affiliates, as well as other top visiting academics from within New Zealand or around the world.
Speakers: Dr Isabelle Sin, Motu Fellow, Professor Gail Pacheco from AUT and Director of the NZ Work Research Institute and Bridget Snodgrass from StatsNZ.
DATE: Tuesday 29 May 2018
VENUE: Ministry of Social Development, Level 1, Aurora Centre, The Terrace
Join us for the release of new research: Parenthood and the labour market. This research, commissioned by the Ministry for Women, has been undertaken by Auckland University of Technology and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research. The research examines how parenthood contributes to New Zealand's gender pay gap, penalising high-earning women the most, and setting them on a trajectory of lower lifetime earnings relative to their male peers.
Speakers at the forum:
You can find slides (and sometimes audio) from previous Public Policy Seminars here.
The seminars are free to the public, and there is no need to register to attend. You can sign up here to receive email invitations to either our Wellington or Auckland seminars.
This third in the series of international conferences on Wellbeing and Public Policy will:
For more information, check out the conference website.