Understanding Multidimensional Well-Being 9.22.22

At the Human Flourishing Program at Harvard, we have been assessing how well people are doing and why, both in the United States and globally. To try to understand the factors that shape flourishing, we are launching our Global Flourishing Study, which...

Flexibility For All Workers Is The Future Of Work 9.9.22

We live in a 24/7 world where all aspects of our lives—from shopping to banking, watching movies, listening to music, learning, and communicating are on-demand. We need to now ask ourselves: Why are employees paid every two weeks? Click here to read the full...

Why Young People’s Mental Well-Being Is in Such Decline 8.25.22

At the Human Flourishing Program at Harvard, we have been advocating more systematic measurement of well-being to better assess what is going well and what isn’t, how things are changing over time, who needs help, and in what ways. Click here to read the full...

Swapping Skills for Jobs is Too Little, Too Late 5.13.22

“All models are wrong, but some are useful” is a famous adage attributed to statistician George Box. A whole new generation of “Future of Work” theorists, academicians, and consultants has emerged and flourished, promising to fix the looming “end of work” crisis....