GDP growth
t [yrs.]
gYt [%]
Economics student.
@WWU & KPMG.
Germany United States Chile World
Own work; 
IMF (2021).

Inter­ests.

Chile
Development economics
Econometrics
Energy & commodities
EU & UN
Financial markets & macroeconomic research
Geopolitics
International economics
Risk modeling
Security, crises, prevention
Tax & transfer pricing
USA

About me.

Education & Professional experience

Education

Professional experience

incoming
as of 10/2021
Ruhr region, Germany
University Alliance Ruhr (UAR)
Master of Science, Econometrics
UAR: TU Dortmund University, Ruhr University Bochum, University of Duisburg-Essen
Essen, Germany
as of 07/2021
Intern, Economic Research
RWI — Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
Intern, Economic Research
Research department: Environment and Resources
Research group: Prosocial Behavior
Ruhr region, Germany
as of 10/2021
Master of Science, Econometrics
University Alliance Ruhr (UAR)
Master of Science, Econometrics
UAR: TU Dortmund University, Ruhr University Bochum, University of Duisburg-Essen
Essen, Germany
as of 07/2021
Intern, Economic Research
RWI — Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
Intern, Economic Research
Research department: Environment and Resources
Research group: Prosocial Behavior
incoming
as of 10/2021
Ruhr region, Germany
University Alliance Ruhr (UAR)
Master of Science, Econometrics
UAR: TU Dortmund University, Ruhr University Bochum, University of Duisburg-Essen
Essen, Germany
as of 07/2021
Intern, Economic Research
RWI — Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
Intern, Economic Research
Research department: Environment and Resources
Research group: Prosocial Behavior
Ruhr region, Germany
as of 10/2021
Master of Science, Econometrics
University Alliance Ruhr (UAR)
Master of Science, Econometrics
UAR: TU Dortmund University, Ruhr University Bochum, University of Duisburg-Essen
Essen, Germany
as of 07/2021
Intern, Economic Research
RWI — Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
Intern, Economic Research
Research department: Environment and Resources
Research group: Prosocial Behavior
present
10/2017 — present
Münster, Germany
University of Münster (WWU)
Bachelor of Science, Economics
Specialization: International Economics and Econometrics
Bachelor thesis: "Deviations from covered interest rate parity: Empirical findings after the global financial crisis"
Münster, Germany
09/2020 — present
Working Student, Global Transfer Pricing Services
KPMG Germany
Working Student, Global Transfer Pricing Services
KPMG Center of Excellence for TP Compliance
Münster, Germany
10/2014 — present
Founder and Proprietor
Benjamin Koch \ Web Design
Founder and Proprietor
Web design, social media marketing, and other IT services
Münster, Germany
09/2020 — present
Working Student, Global Transfer Pricing Services
KPMG Germany
Working Student, Global Transfer Pricing Services
KPMG Center of Excellence for TP Compliance
Münster, Germany
10/2017 — present
Bachelor of Science, Economics
University of Münster (WWU)
Bachelor of Science, Economics
Specialization: International Economics and Econometrics
Bachelor thesis: "Deviations from covered interest rate parity: Empirical findings after the global financial crisis"
Münster, Germany
10/2014 — present
Founder and Proprietor
Benjamin Koch \ Web Design
Founder and Proprietor
Web design, social media marketing, and other IT services
2020
Santiago de Chile
08/2020 — 10/2020
Intern, German Embassy Santiago de Chile
[cancelled due to the pandemic]
Federal Foreign Office (Germany)
Intern, German Embassy Santiago de Chile
[cancelled due to the pandemic]
Section for Economic Affairs and Cooperation, Political Section, and Press Section
Düsseldorf, Germany
01/2020 — 04/2020
Intern, Global Transfer Pricing Services
KPMG Germany
Intern, Global Transfer Pricing Services
TP calculations, quantitative transaction validation, benchmark analyses, OTP, planning, implementation, and documentation of (tax) TP strategies
Santiago de Chile
08/2020 — 10/2020
Intern, German Embassy Santiago de Chile
[cancelled due to the pandemic]
Federal Foreign Office (Germany)
Intern, German Embassy Santiago de Chile
[cancelled due to the pandemic]
Section for Economic Affairs and Cooperation, Political Section, and Press Section
Düsseldorf, Germany
01/2020 — 04/2020
Intern, Global Transfer Pricing Services
KPMG Germany
Intern, Global Transfer Pricing Services
TP calculations, quantitative transaction validation, benchmark analyses, OTP, planning, implementation, and documentation of (tax) TP strategies
2019
07/2019 — 12/2019
Santiago de Chile
Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (UAI)
Visiting student, Ingeniería Comercial
Courses: Trade Theory and Policy, Financial Economics, Economic Policy, Political Economy
Santiago de Chile
07/2019 — 12/2019
Visiting student, Ingeniería Comercial
Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (UAI)
Visiting student, Ingeniería Comercial
Courses: Trade Theory and Policy, Financial Economics, Economic Policy, Political Economy
2017
10/2016 — 09/2017
Münster, Germany
University of Münster (WWU)
German Law
Complementary: Foreign Law and Language Program in Common Law (FFA English)
Münster, Germany
10/2016 — 09/2017
German Law
University of Münster (WWU)
German Law
Complementary: Foreign Law and Language Program in Common Law (FFA English)
2016
08/2007 — 07/2016
Lünen, Germany
Freiherr-vom-Stein-Gymnasium
Abitur (advanced high school diploma)
Lünen, Germany
08/2007 — 07/2016
Abitur (advanced high school diploma)
Freiherr-vom-Stein-Gymnasium
Abitur (advanced high school diploma)
2013
09/2012 — 06/2013
Arlington/VA, USA
Wakefield High School
Student exchange
Arlington/VA, USA
09/2012 — 06/2013
Student exchange
Wakefield High School
Student exchange

Skills

Languages

German (native)

100%

German (native): 100%
English (C1)

87%

English (C1): 87%
Spanish (DELE C1)

75%

Spanish (DELE C1): 75%
Latin (Latinum Certificate)

5 yrs.

Latin (Latinum Certificate): 5 yrs.

IT

Web design (PHP, HTML, CSS, JS)
MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Data analysis (R, SQL, MS Access, Alteryx, Power BI, Jira)

Civic involvement

present
08/2010
Brambauer Lutheran Church
IT, volunteer
04/2017
04/2017
Model United Nations (MUIMUN)
Participant
07/2015
07/2015
Lebenshilfe Dortmund
Summer camp volunteer for persons with disabilities

Activities

  • Guitar
  • Lacrossse
  • Soccer
  • Traveling

Hon­ors.

present
04/2020
KPMG Germany
highQ fellowship
09/2020
11/2016
German Academic Scholarship Foundation (SDV)
Study scholarship
09/2020
09/2020
Students for Liberty
Nexus Academy
12/2019
01/2019
Federal Association of German Economists (bdvb)
Aktivit fellowship

Member­ships.

Federal Association of German Economists (bdvb)
Member of the national Expert Committee on European Affairs and of the Advisory Board of the Münster Local Group
Academic Association for Security Studies (BSH)
Member of the Münster Local Group (ASIUM)
Young European Federalists (JEF)
Member of the Münster Local Group
Alumni of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (SDV)
Member of the Münster/Osnabrück Regional Group