Richard Layard

Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics; House of Lords, UK Parliament


Lord Richard Layard is co-director of the Wellbeing Program at the Center for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics (LSE) and a member of the House of Lords, UK Parliament.

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MAR 21, 2018 Podcast

The Origins of Happiness, with Richard Layard

Today we can accurately measure happiness and we know much more about its causes, says Professor Layard. It turns out that getting richer is often ...