Professor Paul  Dolan

Professor Paul Dolan

Professor of Behavioural Science

Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science

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Key Expertise
Happiness; Public policy; Wellbeing; Behavioural economics

About me

Paul Dolan is Professor of Behavioural Science in the Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science at the LSE, and Director of the Executive MSc in Behavioural Science. 

Three decades of research have focused on developing ways to better measure and value the richness of the human experience. He has worked extensively with policy-makers and private companies, and he has been featured on various forms of media given his commitment to making acadenic research more accessible to the general public.

He is author of the Sunday Times best-selling book “Happiness by Design”, and “Happy Ever After”. He is creator and presenter of the podcasts "Duck - Rabbit" and "Get Happier". He is also the Founder of the Lifetime Wellbeing Cooperative™ and is currently writing a book about how to reduce polarisation.

Expertise Details

Field experiments; happiness; public policy; wellbeing; behavioural economics