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The Undoing Project

by Stefano Testoni, Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science
For every person loves herself, not with a view of acquiring some profit for herself from her self-love, but because she is dear to herself on her own account; and unless this same feeling were transferred to friendship, the real friend would never be found; for the real friend is, as it were, […]

By |February 1st, 2017|Reviews|

Learning from Children and Families

by Heather Kappes, Department of Management
As part of our project studying the roots of financial resilience in childhood (funded by the Institute of Global Affairs (IGA) at LSE and supported by the Rockefeller Foundation), Matteo Galizzi and I have been collecting data from children, ages 4-12. Recently, we’ve started to contact young participants along with their parents or guardians […]

By |January 31st, 2017|Research|
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    What is happiness? Should citizens choose or should we simply measure it more accurately?

What is happiness? Should citizens choose or should we simply measure it more accurately?

by Paul Dolan, George Kavetsos, Laura Kudrna, Kate Laffan, and Stefano Testoni

Your question sounds very pertinent, Charlie Brown, now that monitoring happiness is a serious policy objective. How we define happiness is key, as it will inform and guide policy interventions. But, still, how should we define it? Perhaps as the absence of pain, in the wake of Epicurean […]

By |May 23rd, 2016|Research|