Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - DYNAMICS

Joshua Cova


Doctoral Researcher
Research Training Group "DYNAMICS"

Hertie School and
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin


First Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Anke Hassel


Joshua Cova is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Social Sciences. 

Joshua completed his studies at King's College London and at the University of Oxford, where his focus was on modern European history and politics.

His main interest lies in the impact that minimum wages have on youth unemployment. In particular he is interested in investigating how policies on youth minimum wages differ across European countries and what impact these have on youth unemployment rates and access to higher education. 

Dissertation Title

"Policy Diffusion in the EU and the Impact of Youth Minimum Wages on Youth Employment Rates and School Enrolments in Europe"