Benjamin Hilgenstock

Senior Economist, KSE Institute (Kyiv School of Economics)

Benjamin Hilgenstock is a Senior Economist at KSE Institute (Kyiv School of Economics) focusing on international sanctions on Russia and their impact on the Russian economy, including in the areas of energy, trade, and finance. He was previously an Economist at the Institute of International Finance working on macroeconomic analysis of key emerging markets, primarily in Central/Eastern Europe and including Russia, Ukraine. He was also an analyst with the International Monetary Fund’s Research Department. He holds an MA from Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, extensive experience abroad.

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