Happiness and Well-Being: a one-day workshop – Philosophy, Politics & Economics

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Happiness and Well-Being: a one-day workshop

October 14

Bringing together three experts on the nature of happiness and well-beingMarc Fleurbaey (Princeton University), Carol Graham (the Brookings Institute), Dan Russell (University of Arizona)this one-day workshop was designed to bring participants up to speed on current research and issues in understanding the nature of happiness and well-being. No specific background presupposed.

Open and free to all · Lunch and reception provided
This Philosophy, Politics & Economics event was co-sponsored by the Parr Center for Ethics, the Institute for Humane Studies, and the Templeton Foundation.


The Talks

This event was live-streamed! Videos available via YouTube here:

Marc Fleurbaey – Approaches to Well-Being: Ethical and Measurement Issues

Carol Graham – Unequal Hopes, Happiness, and Lifespans in the U.S.: Some Insights from the New Science of Well-Being

Dan Russell – What We Don’t Know about Happiness: The Case of the Last Dollar Earned

 The Stats

Here are links to download the accompanying PowerPoint presentations:

Marc Fleurbaey – Approaches to Well-Being: Ethical and Measurement Issues

Carol Graham – Unequal Hopes, Happiness, and Lifespans in the U.S.: Some Insights from the New Science of Well-Being

Dan Russell – What We Don’t Know about Happiness: The Case of the Last Dollar Earned

Agenda 

9:00 am
Registration and Breakfast

9:30 am
Opening Remarks
Sean Denney and Geoff Sayre-McCord

9:45 am
Approaches to Well-Being: Ethical and Measurement Issues
Marc Fleurbaey

11:15 am
Unequal Hopes, Happiness, and Lifespans in the U.S.: Some Insights from the New Science of Well-Being
Carol Graham 

12:30 pm
Lunch

1:30 pm
What We Don’t Know about Happiness: The Case of the Last Dollar Earned
Dan Russell 

3:00 pm
Speaker Panel
Carol Graham, Marc Fleurbaey, Dan Russell 

4:00 pm
Closing Remarks
Sean Denney and Geoff Sayre-McCord

 4:30 pm
Reception

Details

Date:
October 14

Organizer

Geoff Sayre-McCord