Our team—Dan Benjamin, Ori Heffetz, Kristen Cooper and I, plus the continuing research assistants Hannah Solheim and Arshia Hashemi—are looking for someone interested in being a research assistant for a couple of years (most likely before going on to a PhD program in Economics) to help us hammer out the principles needed to construct a national well-being index as carefully as GDP is constructed, so that it can stand as a full coequal to GDP. Here is the link telling how to apply:
I am also involved in work on genoeconomics, for which we also need a full-time research assistant at the same stage:
We advertised both positions on Twitter:
Tushar Kundu was our research assistant 2017–2019. Here is what he has to say:
Hannah Solheim is not on Twitter, but Arshia Hashemi is, and has this to say about his experience so far as a research assistant:
If you are on Twitter yourself, you can ask me questions there: https://twitter.com/mileskimball But the official postings at the links above should make clear what to do next.
Dan, Ori and I, with various coauthors, have published 6 papers in the American Economic Review (3 full-size papers and 3 “Papers and Proceedings” papers) and two in other journals based on our research in the Economics of Happiness, as you can see from my CV.
Update, October 30, 2019: Mark Fabian gives this vote of confidence: