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January 27, 2018

Summer school in the Economics of Wellbeing at Warwick, 26-29, June 2018

6th Summer School on the Economics of Well-being Warwick Business School, University of Warwick Coventry, United Kingdom. 26-29, June 2018

One thing that unites different kinds of social scientists is a concern to understand the forces that affect
people’s well-being. What makes individuals happy? Can money buy happiness? Is our society moving in the right direction? What makes a happy workplace? How can policy makers make the whole country happier?
These are difficult questions, but they seem important to us as an individual. The Summer School is targeted at undergraduate and postgraduate students from the fields of economics, psychology, health, and social policy, as well as the general audience from the public and the private sectors who are interested in learning new theories and evidence in the economics and science of well-being. The School will take place at University of Warwick, United Kingdom. It will feature series of lectures by distinguished economists and behavioural scientists who have made significant contributions to the fields. The school will also be a platform for conversation among the lecturers and other participants with ample opportunities for discussions.

Matthew Adler Duke University School of Law
Gordon Brown Department of Psychology, the University of Warwick
Paul Frijters London School of Economics
Carol Graham Brookings Institution and the University of Maryland
Andrew Oswald Department of Economics, the University of Warwick
Anke Plagnol Department of Psychology, City University
Nattavudh Powdthavee Warwick Business School
Eugenio Proto Department of Economics, the University of Bristol
Alex Wood Stirling Management School

For information regarding registration, schedule, fees and accommodation please visit
For more details please contact: Sharon King, Group Coordinator, Behavioural Science Group, Warwick
Business School, email: summer.school@wbs.ac.uk
The deadline for the Summer School registration is 31 March, 2018.
Local information and detailed schedule will be provided to participants in due course.
Organizers: Nattavudh Powdthavee, Tigran Melkonyan, and Zvi Safra (Warwick Business School)
Co-organizers: Linda Donovan and Sharon King (Warwick Business School)

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