The bio below comes from a published article and may now be dated.
Jan Ott studied sociology and law at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, specializing in social economic policy, labour relations, constitutional law, and public administration. He worked as a policy adviser at the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment. Nowadays he works as a social researcher at the World Database of Happiness at the Erasmus University. In 2020 he finished his book Beyond Economics: Happiness as a Standard in our Personal Life and in Politics (Palgrave Macmillan). His email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.