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ESADE Business School
Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior

Prof. Jordi Quoidbach is an expert in emotion and decision-making. He completed his Ph.D. in Psychology at the University of Liège before spending several years as Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University. His research explores the temporal determinants of choice and happiness. In particular, he is interested in understanding how people’s memories of past experiences and anticipation of future experiences shape the decisions they make, the emotions they feel, and their overall happiness in the present. His work highlights novel perspectives to increase happiness and to help individuals making better professional and personal decisions. This research has been published in journals such as Science, PNAS, and Psychological Bulletin, and is often covered in popular media such as CNN, BBC, and The New York Times. Jordi Quoidbach has written several popular books on emotion and happiness and is the host of the coaching TV series "J'ai décidé d'être heureux" broadcasted on the French TV channel M6.

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