Global Health Research Seminar Series—Alleviating Time Poverty Among the Working Poor: Results from a Pre-Registered Longitudinal Field Experiment

1:00 pm on Monday, November 16, 2020
2:00 pm on Monday, November 16, 2020
Speaker: Ashley Whillans, PhD - Ashley Whillans is the author of TIME SMART: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life (October 6, 2020). She is an assistant professor at Harvard Business School and a leading scholar in the time and happiness research field. She earned her PhD in social psychology from the University of British Columbia. Whillans was twice named a Rising Star of Behavioral Science by the Behavioral Science & Policy Association. In 2016 she cofounded a "nudge unit," namely, the Department of Behavioral Science in the Policy, Innovation, and Engagement division of the British Columbia Public Service Agency. She is part of the Global Happiness Council and the Workplace and Well-Being Initiative at Harvard University, and she advises on workplace and well-being strategies for numerous nonprofit and for-profit partners. Most recently, she is part of the Lancet’s COVID-19 mental health commission. She has written about her research, which has appeared in numerous outlets, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the LA Times, CNN, BBC, The Atlantic, The Economist, and the Wall Street Journal.