This bio was current as of 2017, when he was part of the on-campus Kellogg community.
Ben currently works with professor Enderle in the area of business ethics. His research covers topics regarding international human rights, corporate ethics best practices, and business development. This work explores the different cultural dynamics and approaches to business ethics in different cultures. During his time as an undergraduate he has conducted research into international business ethics standards, Bitcoin, and international political economy.
Benjamin spent the summer of his sophomore year in Northern Ireland with the Fulbright Commission’s Summer Institute at Queen’s University Belfast. He studied Northern Irish culture and history, with a particular focus on the Troubles. His work was on how business in Belfast, Northern Ireland facilitated and expedited the peace-building process in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Ben has also performed research in Europe on the potential applications of Bitcoin for financial remittance. He performed interviews of policy, government, and business experts across twelve countries. He has also performed research into the importance of urban planning in Valencia, Spain as a Nanovic Institute research grant recipient.
Business ethics, foreign direct investment, South America
Researching the compliance of international firms to global ethics standards