Katharina Lima de Miranda
Katharina Lima de Miranda is a researcher at the IfW since 2016 at the working group on “Social and Behavioral Approaches to Global Problems”. Her research is focused on individual decision processes and the relevance of social interaction. She is also scientific coordinator of the Council for Global Problem-Solving, a network of renowned think tanks, which provides consulting to G20, G7, and other international organisations.
Institution: IfW Kiel Institute for the World Economy
YES! Participations: 2018
Her YES! topics:
The concept of equal opportunities is of great importance for the discussion about the fairness of market results. However, what is meant by this is different: In some cases, it is demanded that framework conditions and career opportunities should be the same, in others material and social starting conditions should be the same. If the principle of performance equity is taken as a basis, equal opportunities are achieved if everyone has the same opportunities to develop their performance potential on their responsibility.
Maintaining intergenerational justice when populations are aging: How to distribute scarce resources across generations?
Maintaining intergenerational justice when populations are aging: How to distribute scarce resources across generations? Declining fertility and increasing life expectancy have led to a significant increase in the number of elderly people, while, the [...]