Hendrik Mahlkow has been working an an economist in the WIFO Research Group "Industrial, Innovation and International Economics"
since 2023. He is a quantitative trade economist who is mainly interested in environmental economics and geopolitics. Using
large computational general equilibrium models, he calculates so-called counterfactual scenarios: "what-if" considerations
that allow to evaluate planned policy measures ex ante, or to review already implemented measures ex post. He is pursuing
a PhD in Quantitative Economics at the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel. Most recently, he spent a research semester
at the University of California, Berkeley.