Nanna Lauritz Schönhage

University of Konstanz

Nanna Lauritz Schönhage is a political scientist and post-doctoral researcher at the Cluster of Excellence “The Politics of Inequality”. Her research focuses on the political behavior of elites and voters, political accountability and representation.

Germans significantly underestimate unequal distribution of income and wealth

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Summary The German public greatly underestimates how unequally income and wealth are distributed in Germany. People with higher incomes and wealth tend to underestimate their financial situation, while in turn, those with less financial means tend to overestimate their standing relative to the overall population. The result of these misjudgments is that many more people …

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