Dr. Katharina Lima de Miranda

Topics: Labor Market, Equal Opportunities, Globalization, Behavioral Economics, Welfare State

Katharina Lima de Miranda - Institut für Weltwirtschaft (IfW) / Kiel Institute for the World Economy


Main research interests

  • Experimental Economics
  • Behavioral Economics

Katharina Lima de Miranda is a postdoctoral researcher at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy. In her research she mainly studies individual and group decision making with applications to the labor market, health economics or gender equality. She uses primarily experimental methods and designs and implements surveys and experiments. She is also the Scientific Coordinator of the Council for Global Problem-Solving – a network of world-class think tanks committed to providing long-term policy advice to the G20 and associated international organizations. Before joining the Institute in Oct. 2016, she studied Economics in Kiel and Paris and was a Carlo-Schmid-Fellow at UNCTAD in Geneva, where she continued to work as a consultant afterwards (Sep. 2009 –Dec. 2010). Subsequently she was a research assistant at the Chair for Public Economics at Kiel University, where she received her PhD in Economics in December 2016.