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Jan-Emmanuel De Neve

Director, Wellbeing Research Centre, University of Oxford

Jan-Emmanuel De Neve is a Belgian economist and professor at the University of Oxford where he directs the Wellbeing Research Centre. De Neve is also the KSI Fellow and Vice-Principal of Harris Manchester College at the University of Oxford. He is best known for his research on the economics of well-being which has led to new insights into the relationship between well-being and income, productivity, economic growth, and inequality. De Neve is an editor of the World Happiness Report and his research was selected among "The Management Ideas that Mattered Most" by Harvard Business Review.


  • 2015–present
    Associate Professor of Economics and Strategy, Said Business School, University of Oxford
  • 2019–present
    Director, Wellbeing Research Centre