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Steen Videbeck

Research Fellow

Steen is a Research Fellow specialising in education. Before joining the New Zealand Initiative, he taught at an International Baccalaureate school in Denmark.

Previously, he was a Senior Advisor to the Parliamentary Undersecretary (Education), Senior Advisor at the New Zealand Productivity Commission, and Senior Economist at the Commerce Commission.

He holds a Master of Science in applied economics from Cornell University, a Master of Arts (with Distinction) in economics from Victoria University of Wellington, and a Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Primary).


Phone: +64 4 499 0790


Recent Work

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Fixing Monopoly

I previously wrote about the gateway to property speculation, the Monopoly board game. In response, readers said that they wanted to play Monopoly with their kids but were worried that the original rules aren’t realistic enough. Read more

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23 April, 2021

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