GDP growth
t [yrs.]
gYt [%]
Intern @RWI.
Germany United States Chile World
Own work 
(IMF 2021).

Inter­ests.

Chile
Development economics
Econometrics & ML/AI for economic data
Energy & commodities
EU & UN
Geopolitics
International economics
Macrofinance
Risk modeling
Security, crises, prevention
Tax & transfer pricing
United States

About me.

Education & Professional experience

Education

Professional experience

incoming
as of 10/2021
Ruhr Valley, Germany
University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr)
Master of Science, Econometrics
  • UA Ruhr: Technical University of Dortmund, Ruhr University Bochum, University of Duisburg-Essen
  • Specializations: Macrofinance and Macroeconometrics
Essen, Germany
as of 10/2021
Research Assistant, Prosocial Behavior
RWI–Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
Research Assistant, Prosocial Behavior
  • Research department: Environment and Resources
Ruhr Valley, Germany
as of 10/2021
Master of Science, Econometrics
University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr)
Master of Science, Econometrics
  • UA Ruhr: Technical University of Dortmund, Ruhr University Bochum, University of Duisburg-Essen
  • Specializations: Macrofinance and Macroeconometrics
Essen, Germany
as of 10/2021
Research Assistant, Prosocial Behavior
RWI–Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
Research Assistant, Prosocial Behavior
  • Research department: Environment and Resources
present
Essen, Germany
07/2021present
Intern, Prosocial Behavior
RWI–Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
Intern, Prosocial Behavior
  • Research department: Environment and Resources
Münster, Germany
09/2020present
Working Student, Transfer Pricing
KPMG Germany
Working Student, Transfer Pricing
  • KPMG Center of Excellence for TP Compliance
Münster, Germany
10/2014present
Founder and Proprietor
Benjamin Koch \ Web Design
Founder and Proprietor
Essen, Germany
07/2021present
Intern, Prosocial Behavior
RWI–Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
Intern, Prosocial Behavior
  • Research department: Environment and Resources
Münster, Germany
09/2020present
Working Student, Transfer Pricing
KPMG Germany
Working Student, Transfer Pricing
  • KPMG Center of Excellence for TP Compliance
Münster, Germany
10/2014present
Founder and Proprietor
Benjamin Koch \ Web Design
Founder and Proprietor
2021
10/201705/2021
Münster, Germany
University of Münster (WWU)
Bachelor of Science, Economics
  • Specializations: International Economics and Econometrics
  • Bachelor thesis at the Institute of International Economics (Prof. Dr. Kempa): "Deviations from covered interest rate parity: Empirical findings after the global financial crisis" (in German)
Münster, Germany
10/201705/2021
Bachelor of Science, Economics
University of Münster (WWU)
Bachelor of Science, Economics
  • Specializations: International Economics and Econometrics
  • Bachelor thesis at the Institute of International Economics (Prof. Dr. Kempa): "Deviations from covered interest rate parity: Empirical findings after the global financial crisis" (in German)
2020
Santiago de Chile
08/202010/2020
Intern, Foreign Service
Federal Foreign Office (Germany)
Intern, Foreign Service
  • German Embassy Santiago de Chile: Section for Economic Affairs and Cooperation, Political Section, and Press Section [cancelled due to the pandemic]
Düsseldorf, Germany
01/202004/2020
Intern, Transfer Pricing
KPMG Germany
Intern, Transfer Pricing
Santiago de Chile
08/202010/2020
Intern, Foreign Service
Federal Foreign Office (Germany)
Intern, Foreign Service
  • German Embassy Santiago de Chile: Section for Economic Affairs and Cooperation, Political Section, and Press Section [cancelled due to the pandemic]
Düsseldorf, Germany
01/202004/2020
Intern, Transfer Pricing
KPMG Germany
Intern, Transfer Pricing
2019
07/201912/2019
Santiago de Chile
Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (UAI)
Exchange semester, Ingeniería Comercial
Santiago de Chile
07/201912/2019
Exchange semester, Ingeniería Comercial
Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (UAI)
Exchange semester, Ingeniería Comercial
2017
10/201609/2017
Münster, Germany
University of Münster (WWU)
German Law and Common Law Program
Münster, Germany
10/201609/2017
German Law and Common Law Program
University of Münster (WWU)
German Law and Common Law Program
2016
08/200707/2016
Lünen, Germany
Freiherr-vom-Stein-Gymnasium
Abitur (advanced high school diploma)
Lünen, Germany
08/200707/2016
Abitur (advanced high school diploma)
Freiherr-vom-Stein-Gymnasium
Abitur (advanced high school diploma)
2013
09/201206/2013
Arlington/VA, United States
Wakefield High School
Student exchange
Arlington/VA, United States
09/201206/2013
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, Stata, SQL, MS Access, Alteryx, Power BI)

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