Paul Dolan

Professor of Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science

Paul Dolan is a Professor of Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science. As an internationally renowned expert on happiness, behaviour and public policy, he conducts original research into the measurement of happiness, its causes and consequences and has over 100 peer-reviewed publications. In 2010, he was seconded to the cabinet office to embed the ‘Mindspace’ report into policymaking which he co-authored.  He has previously worked with Daniel Kahneman at Princeton University, written the questions for the Office for National statistics in measuring wellbeing and he regularly advises global corporations in behavioural economics. His debut and best-selling book ‘Happiness by Design’ was published by Penguin in August 2014 and has been bought in over a dozen countries.

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