PAUL DOLAN is a professor of behavioral science at the London School of Economics and Political Science. As an internationally renowned expert on happiness, behavior and public policy, he conducts original research into the measurement of happiness, its causes and consequences and has over 100 peer-reviewed publications.
In 2010, he was seconded to the cabinet office to embed the "mindspace" report into policymaking which he co-authored. He has previously worked with Daniel Kahneman at Princeton University, written the questions for the Office for National Statistics in measuring wellbeing and he regularly advises global corporations in behavioral economics. His debut and best-selling book Happiness by Design was published by Penguin in August last year and has been bought in over a dozen countries.