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Researcher: Fabian, M (Mr Mark Fabian)

Fields of Research

Social psychology
Political theory and political philosophy
Workplace wellbeing and quality of working life
Economic development policy
Behavioural economics
Poverty, inclusivity and wellbeing
Applied economics
Microeconomic theory
Welfare economics
Gender relations
History and philosophy of the social sciences
Philosophical psychology (incl. moral psychology and philosophy of action)
Social change
Social policy

Research Objectives

Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Expanding knowledge in economics
Expanding knowledge in psychology
Market-based mechanisms
Expanding knowledge in human society
Measurement standards and calibration services
Structure, delivery and resourcing
Macro labour market issues
Human capital issues
Other culture and society
Public services policy advice and analysis
Public sector productivity

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Philosophy for the Science of Well-Being
A psychological-enriched version of Tiberius’ value-fulfillment theory of wellbeing; Philosophical Psychology
A Theory of Subjective Wellbeing; Oxford University Press
Be happy: navigating normative issues in behavioral and well-being public policy; Perspectives on Psychological Science
Democratising measurement: or why thick concepts call for coproduction; European Journal for Philosophy of Science
DevSim: a PowerPoint-based choose-your-own-adventure game for teaching economic development; Journal of Economics Teaching
Happiness and Economic Growth: Lessons from Developing Countries, by Clark, Andrew E. and Senik, Claudia
Happiness for All? Unequal Hopes and Lives in Pursuit of the American Dream, by Graham, Carol
How can the middle class flourish in the 21st century? Insights from the science of well-being
Hybrid Public Policy Innovations: Contemporary Policy Beyond Ideology; Routledge
Improving interdisciplinary research in wel-being - A review with further comments of Michael Bishop’s The Good Life: Unifying the Philosophy and Psychology of Well‑Being; Journal of Happiness Studies
Long work hours and job satisfaction: do overworkers get trapped in bad jobs?; Social Science Quarterly
Measuring Happiness, by Weimann, Joachim, Knabe, Andreas and Schöb, Ronnie
Racing from subjective well-being to public policy: a review of The Origins of Happiness; Journal of Happiness Studies
Scale norming undermines the use of life satisfaction scale data for welfare analysis; Journal of Happiness Studies
Stability of Happiness: Theories and Evidence on Whether Happiness Can Change
The coalescence of being: a model of the self‑actualisation process; Journal of Happiness Studies
The ends and means of public policy; Hybrid Public Policy Innovations: Contemporary Policy Beyond Ideology
The Science of Wellbeing
Time Smart: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life by Ashley Whillans
Why Gender Matters in Economics, by Eswaran, Mukesh

Research Projects

Towards a common wellbeing outcomes framework: creating a shared understanding of conceptual and practical issues

Research Candidate Supervision