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Lennard Welslau

Research assistant

Lennard is a Research Assistant at Bruegel. His research interests lie in the fields of macroeconomics, international political economy, and applied econometrics. He studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of Freiburg and the University of Buenos Aires and holds an M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Copenhagen. In his thesis, he used a small open economy heterogeneous agent New Keynesian (HANK) model to investigate the role of wage flexibility in countries facing adverse external shocks.

He has worked as a trainee with the European Central Bank, held research assistant positions at the Walter Eucken Institute and the Copenhagen Business School, and contributed to the work of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Washington D.C. as a Carlo Schmid Fellow of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation and the German Academic Exchange Service. Before joining Bruegel, he was an economic research consultant with UN ECLAC and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, working on empirical trade modelling and co-authoring work on export competition.

Lennard is a native German speaker and is fluent in English and Spanish.

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