Paul Dolan (academic)
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Paul Dolan is a Professor in the Department of Social Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science and holds a Chair in Behavioural Science. In 2002 he won the Philip Leverhulme Prize in economics for his contribution to health economics; in particular, for his work on QALYs (quality adjusted life years). He is an author of the “Mindspace” report published by the UK Cabinet Office which seeks to apply lessons from the psychological and behavioural sciences to social policy. Recently he appeared at the Hay Festival in Cartegena, Colombia and discussed the role of modern technology and happiness, as well as his work on experiences of purpose, attention, and happiness. Paul Dolan is researching the happiness hit from the 2012 Olympic Games. He is the Director of the Executive MSc in Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science commencing in September 2014.
- "Paul Dolan - profile". Lse.ac.uk. 2012-06-07. Retrieved 2013-10-01.
- "Philip Leverhulme Prizes 2002". The Leverhulme Trust. Retrieved 2013-10-01.
- "MINDSPACE Behavioural Economics". The Institute for Government. Retrieved 2013-10-01.
- Hay Festival. "Hay Festival Cartagena 2013: Why the secret of happiness is turning off your mobile phone". Telegraph. Retrieved 2013-10-01.
- White M and Dolan P, Accounting for the richness of our daily activities, Psychological Science, 20, 8, 1000-1008, 2009.
- "Will the Olympics make us happier?". lse.ac.uk. Retrieved 2013-10-01.
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