Building Happier Lives – John Helliwell In Conversation
Green College and the UBC Association of Professors Emeriti are pleased to sponsor a series of talks by emeriti about their academic careers. The series is called, “The Passions that Drive Academic Life”.
VSE’s John Helliwell will be talking at this series about his career, and research focus into the meaning of happiness.
John F. Helliwell is Senior Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research and co-director (with George Akerlof) of CIFAR’s program on “Social Interactions, Identity and Well-Being”. He is also Professor Emeritus of Economics at the Vancouver School of Economics, a member of the National Statistics Council, and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was previously visiting special advisor at the Bank of Canada in 2003-04, visiting research fellow of Merton College, Oxford, in 2003, of St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, in 2001, and Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies at Harvard in 1991-94.