Zachary Kilhoffer is a Research Assistant in the Jobs & Skills unit and Finance unit at CEPS.
Previously, he worked for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE); the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA); Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling Section (HTMSS) of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and taught research methods at Webster University Vienna.
Zachary’s current work in the Jobs & Skills unit concerns European labour markets, with particular focus on the platform economy, unemployment, skills development, and the future of work. For the Finance unit, Zachary primarily researches the activities of European investment banks, as well as retail banking markets.
He holds a Bachelor’s Degree (cum laude) in International Relations from McKendree University, Lebanon, Illinois (USA), and a Master’s Degree (summa cum laude) in International Relations from Webster University, Vienna (Austria). At Webster University, he was awarded the title of valedictorian and the Schön Award for his Master’s thesis “Purchasing Peace: the Foreign Aid Terrorism Nexus”.