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John Helliwell

John Helliwell is Senior Fellow 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 University of British Columbia, a member of the National Statistics Council, and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. His most recent books include Well-Being for Public Policy (OUP, with Diener, Lucas and Schimmack, 2009), International Differences in Well-Being (OUP, edited with Diener and Kahneman, 2010), and the World Happiness Report to the UN (2012, 2013). He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and an Officer of the Order of Canada.