Claudia Senik is Professor of Economics at the Sorbonne‐University and the Paris School of Economics.
She is co‐Director of the Wellbeing Observatory at CEPREMAP, and deputy‐Director of CEPREMAP. She is
also member of the IZA and of the Institut Universitaire de France. Educated at the École normale
supérieure (ENS), she received her PhD from EHESS.
Her main research area is the economics of happiness, with a special interest in the relationship between
income growth, income distribution and subjective wellbeing. She also works on wellbeing at work. Finally,
she conducts a research stream on gender gaps.
She published many articles in refereed journals, as well as several books, such as L’économie du bonheur,
la République des idées, Seuil, 2014, and recently Les Français, le bonheur et l’argent, 2018, Presses de
l’ENS, with Yann Algan and Elizabeth Beasley.