Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)

Staff Biography

[Photo: Jan-Emmanuel DE NEVE] Dr Jan-Emmanuel DE NEVE
Research Associate - Wellbeing
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Curriculum Vitae PDF 

Expertise: Political Economy, Behavioral Economics, Behavioral Genetics, Well-being


Dr Jan-Emmanuel De Neve is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Political Economy and Behavioural Science at UCL and a research fellow of the Centre for Economic Performance at LSE. His publications and research interests span the economic, political, and behavioral sciences. He obtained his PhD from the LSE and was a Fulbright scholar at Harvard University. He has prior work experience at the Harvard Business School, European Commission, and United Nations. His research and commentary regularly feature in the media, including in The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, and on the BBC.

Current Areas of Research:

The relationship between economic growth and well-being / The behavioral and psychological effects of eliciting taxpayer preferences / The objective benefits of subjective well-being / The behavioral genetics of subjective well-being


  • PhD, LSE
  • MPP, Harvard Kennedy School
  • BCom, University of Melbourne

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