Portrait: Carol Graham

Carol Graham’s research focuses on poverty, inequality, public health, and novel measures of well-being. Her projects have included a focus on the developing world and Latin America. | View Full Bio

  • In the News

    Individuals with high levels of well-being have better outcomes; they believe in their futures and invest in them. In contrast, those without hope for their futures typically do not make such investments.

    June 7, 2016, Carol Graham, The Washington Post
  • Opinion | Real Clear Politics

    Unhappiness in America

    May 27, 2016

  • In the News

    While some cities in the U.S. have tried to measure the well-being of their communities, and not just their economic growth, Bhutan's model is not an experiment that can be replicated.

    April 14, 2016, Carol Graham, ABC News
  • In the News

    The findings in [Satoshi Kanazawa and Norman Li's new research on happiness] suggest (and it is no surprise) that those with more intelligence and the capacity to use it...are less likely to spend so much time socializing because they are focused on some other longer term objective.

    March 18, 2016, Carol Graham, The Washington Post
  • In the News

    The creation of ministries for happiness can be a diversion and may even border on the government telling people how to be happy or that they should be happy.

    February 10, 2016, Carol Graham, The Washington Post
  • In the News

    At a time when unemployment, workforce productivity and health problems related to an aging population present multifaceted challenges, exploring the potential contribution of flexible-work arrangements in meeting these challenges is a low-risk and potentially high pay-off proposition.

    February 2, 2016, Carol Graham, Forbes

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