Lecturer in Economics
Dr Kim Kaivanto is a Lecturer in Economics at Lancaster University, and researches the theoretical and descriptive models of decision making and behaviour under risk and uncertainty.
Kim has a substantive interest in the special problems and issues associated with the financing and valuation of R&D as well as in the governmental R&D support schemes formally intended to alleviate these problems. Kim has studied these problems in the specific context of civil aerospace R&D and the associated UK government-administered Launch Aid support scheme.
Kim has worked on a diverse range of research and consultancy projects including venture capital, the exploitation of social science research, and airport slot allocation rulings.