Joscha was born in 1994 in Karlsruhe, Germany. He holds two bachelor’s degrees in International Economics and Sociology from the University of Tübingen, and an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics, from which he graduated top of his class. He also has two years of experience in economic consulting, working in energy and competition economics at the leading economic consultancy Frontier Economics.He is chiefly interested in the fields of Public and Environmental Economics, with a specific fascination for econometrics and quantitative methods. Throughout his studies, he has been keen to approach the subject of economics from a variety of angles: working as a research assistant in economic ethics; getting involved in the debate about the future of economics as a science; and working as an intern at the ifo Institute for Economic Research. In his bachelor’s and master’s theses, he has investigated the effect of marriage on wages, the connection between individuals’ economic situation and their moral values, and the components contributing to intergenerational income persistence.