Joe Rini has a Master in International and Development Economics at HTW Berlin, and a Bachelor in Economics from the University of Toronto. Joe joined IASS as a research associate in May 2017, working on the Distributed Global Financial Systems for Society (DOLFINS) project. For the previous 3 years, he worked in the Berlin tech sector as a consultant Market Logic Software in Berlin, implementing enterprise management software to multinational clients. In addition, Joe has completed internships at UNCTAD in Geneva, at the DIW in Berlin. Originally from Toronto, Canada, Joe has been in Germany for 5 years.