Big Data, Be Happy

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3 projects


How can we improve current measures of well-being and social attitudes by using the “Big Data” revolution and exporting behavioural economics into the field with online representative samples of societies and organizations?

5 projects

Analysis & Policy Making

What are the determinants of well-being and cooperation? Which public policies are the most relevant to enhance these social skills?

SOWELL Project

Growth is no longer the only criterion to assess our societies. Well-being and cooperation have become the core values of our societies by which the impact of policies should also be assessed.

This leads to a series of questions: what is well-being? How can we cooperate better? Which public policies are the most relevant to develop these dynamics?

The objective of the SOWELL project is to answer these questions by using Big Data and large-scale behavioural measures that provide us with an unprecedented wealth of information in the social sciences.

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