Jan-Emmanuel De Neve

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Jan-Emmanuel De Neve

Dr. Jan-Emmanuel De Neve is a Professor of Political Economy at University College London and a Visiting Professor of Economics & Political Science at INSEAD - Europe's premier business school. His research and speaking engagements demonstrate the pervasive importance of happiness to economics, business, and politics. Performing cutting-edge behavioral science and research experiments, Dr De Neve has become a preeminent scholar in this exciting new field that truly puts human well-being centre-stage with extraordinary results.

Professor De Neve obtained his PhD from the London School of Economics and was a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard University. He has prior work experience at Harvard Business School, the European Commission, and the United Nations. His research and commentary regularly feature in the media, including in The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, and on the BBC.



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  • The Science of Happiness
  • Happiness in Economics, Business, and Politics
  • Money and Happiness
  • What makes us happy?