George MacKerron

Lecturer in Economics, University of Sussex

I’m a lecturer in Economics at the University of Sussex.

I developed and run the Mappiness study investigating subjective wellbeing and environmental quality.
I teach Behavioural Economics and Environmental Economics.
I remain affiliated to UCL CASA and LSE.
I’m Chief Technical Officer (CTO) at Psychological Technologies.

We’re making apps to support mindfulness and experience sampling techniques.
I’m a geo/web/app developer.

I specialise in survey techniques and spatial data. I code mainly in Objective-C/Cocoa, Ruby, CoffeeScript & PostGIS. I’ve worked on projects for the BBC and the University of Cambridge, amongst others.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Economics, University of Sussex