Benjamin is a research assistant at the LBG OIS Center at Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft. He received his master’s degree in Development Studies from the University of Passau, where he specialized in Development Economics. In addition to having previously provided research support to the University of Passau’s Chair of Development Economics, he has contributed a review of a book about various cash transfer programs to the journal Revue internationale des études du développement. He also provides research support to the Leave it in the Ground (LINGO) organization.
Prior to completing his master’s degree, Benjamin worked for several large organizations in the U.S., where he specialized as a project manager and coordinator.