A Happy Possibility About Happiness (And Other Subjective) Scales: An Investigation and Tentative Defence of the Cardinality Thesis
We finally have good data on what makes people happy. Why are we afraid to use it?
Michael Plant on why he wants to move from a welfare state to a well-being state’
Dr Caspar Kaiser and Dr Michael Plant sparked lively discussion at the latest of the Wellbeing
Sangita Myska goes in search of the innovators who think they hold the key to improving the way
Whilst studying for his PhD in moral philosophy at the University of Oxford, Michael realised there was a pressing need for more research on the most cost-effective, evidence-based ways to improve global happiness – he founded the Happier Lives Institute in 2019 as a result. As well as directing HLI, Michael is also a Research Fellow at Oxford’s Wellbeing Research Centre. Before that, he was a research assistant to Peter Singer, a researcher for the Rt Hon Sir Michael Fallon MP, and founded Hippo, a happiness-tracking app.