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Can We Be Happier?

Hosted by the Centre for Economic Performance

Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building

Speaker

Professor Lord Layard

Professor Lord Layard

Chair

Minouche Shafik

Minouche Shafik

In this event about his new book, Richard Layard explores how teachers, managers, health professionals, couples, community leaders, economists, scientists, politicians, and we as individuals can create a happier world.

Richard Layard is emeritus Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science and currently heads the CEP's Wellbeing Research Programme. His new book is Can We Be Happier?

To pre-order a copy of the book, which can be collected from independent bookshop Pages of Hackney at the event, please go to Can We Be Happier?

Minouche Shafik is Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science. Prior to this she was Deputy Governor of the Bank of England.

CEP (@CEP_LSE) is an interdisciplinary research centre at the LSE. Established by the ESRC in 1990, is now one of the leading economic research groups in Europe.

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEHappier

This event forms part of the “Shape the World” series, held in the run up to the LSE Festival, a week-long series of events taking place from Monday 2 to Saturday 7 March 2020, free to attend and open to all, exploring how social sciences can make the world a better place. Tickets will be available from 12noon on Monday 10 February. Browse the full programme

Podcast

A podcast of this event is available to download from Can We Be Happier?

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Slides 

A copy of the PowerPoint presentation is available for download: Can We Be Happier? 

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