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[Salon] The Economics of Happiness with Andrew Oswald

  • 04/06/2019
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Full Circle House – Chaussée de Vleurgat 89, Ixelles 1050

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ANDREW OSWALD
THE ECONOMICS OF HAPPINESS

Evening Salon / Tues 4 June / 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Economist Andrew Oswald has pioneered the economics of happiness, a new scientific enquiry into human well-being and life satisfaction. He shares with us new developments and insights to help us get a little closer to the equation of happiness.


Andrew Oswald will also give a talk to teenagers, see our TeenTalk with Andrew Oswald.


ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Andrew Oswald is Professor of Economics and Behavioural Science at the University of Warwick and has pioneered research into the economics of happiness. His research is in applied economics and quantitative social science. It currently includes the empirical study of job satisfaction, human happiness, unemployment, labour productivity, and the influence of diet on psychological well-being. He is an ISI Highly-Cited Researcher and is credited with helping to create the field now known as the economics of happiness, which is one of the fastest growing within social science. He serves on the board of editors of Science. Previously at Oxford and the London School of Economics, with spells as Lecturer, Princeton University (1983-4); De Walt Ankeny Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College (1989-91); Jacob Wertheim Fellow, Harvard University (2005); Visiting Fellow, Cornell University (2008); Research Director, IZA Bonn (2011-12); Visiting Fellow, University of Zurich (2016); Visiting Fellow, Yale University (2016).

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