Jan-Emmanuel De NeveAssistant Professor of Political Economy and Behavioral Science, University College London, 2011-present
Visiting Professor of Economics and Political Science, INSEAD, 2014
Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Performance (LSE), 2011-present
"Credit Card Borrowing and the Monoamine Oxidase A (MAOA) Gene" (with James Fowler)
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. forthcoming.
"Happiness as a Driver of Risk-Avoiding Behavior" (with Robert Goudie, Sach Mukherjee, Andrew J. Oswald, and Stephen Wu)
Economica. 2014, Vol. 81, Issue 324, pp. 674-697.
Political Psychology. forthcoming.
Electoral Studies. 2014, Vol. 34, June, pp. 27-38.
"GWAS of 126,559 individuals identifies genetic variants associated with educational attainment" (with Social Science Genetics Association Consortium)
Science. 2013, Vol.340, Issue 6139, pp. 1467-1471.
"Molecular Genetics and Subjective Well-Being" (with Meike Bartels, Dan Benjamin, David Cesarini, Magnus Johannesson, Phil Koellinger, Bob Krueger, Patrik Magnusson, Nancy Pedersen, Niels Rietveld, and Henning Tiemeier)
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). 2013, Vol.110, No.24, pp. 9692-9697.
"Born to Lead? A Twin Design and Genetic Association Study of Leadership Role Occupancy" (with Slava Mikhaylov, Christopher Dawes, Nicholas Christakis, and James Fowler)
Leadership Quarterly. 2013, Vol.24, No.1, pp. 45-60.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). 2012, Vol.109, No.49, pp. 19953-19958.
"Genes, Economics, and Happiness" (with Nicholas Christakis, James Fowler, and Bruno S. Frey)
Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics. 2012, Vol.5, No.4, pp. 193-211.
Electoral Studies. 2011, Vol. 30, Issue 4, 865-871. data
Journal of Human Genetics. 2011, 56, 456-459.
"U.S. Consumer Demand for Prize-Linked Savings: New Evidence on a New Product" (with Peter Tufano and Nick Maynard)
Economics Letters. 2011, Vol. 111, Issue 2, 116-118.
Discussed in Freakonomics blog
Papers under review:
"Eliciting Taxpayer Preferences Increases Tax Compliance" (with Cait Lamberton and Michael Norton)
"Replicability and robustness of GWAS for behavioral traits" (with Social Science Genetics Association Consortium)
R&R at Psychological Science.
"Proxy-phenotype approach identifies common genetic variants associated with cognitive performance" (with Social Science Genetics Association Consortium)
R&R at Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
Awarded the Wicksell Prize at the European Public Choice Society annual meeting
"The Enduring Impact of Childhood Experience on Mental Health: A Longitudinal Co-twin Study with Instrumental Variable Analysis" (with Rachel Berner and Francesca Cornaglia)
Work in Progress:.
"Individual experience of positive and negative growth is asymmetric: global evidence using subjective well-being data" (with Femke De Keulenaer, George Kavetsos, Michael Norton, Bert Van Landeghem, and George Ward)
"Income inequality and happiness in the US: facts, beliefs, and preferences" (with Michael Norton)
"Genome-wide association meta-analyses for happiness, satisfaction with life and overall well-being" (with Social Science Genetics Association Consortium)
"Loss aversion in experience, prediction, and choice: experimental evidence using happiness reports" (with Caroline Charpentier and Tali Sharot)
"Power to the people? Results from a participatory budgeting experiment in Antwerp" (with Wouter Van Dooren, Sabine Rys, and Johannes Spinnewijn)
"The objective benefits of subjective well-being" (with Ed Diener, Louis Tay, and Cody Xuereb)
World Happiness Report. 2013. Edited by J. Helliwell, R. Layard, & J. Sachs.
"Should you manage your expectations?" (with Tali Sharot)
Psychology Today. July 29, 2012.
"The World Food Programme during the Global Food Crisis" (with Anette Mikes, Peter Tufano, and Eric Werker)
Harvard Business School Case 709-024.