Carol Graham

Leo Pasvolsky Senior at Brookings Institution, College Park Professor in the School of Public Policy at University of Maryland, Baltimore

Carol Graham is Leo Pasvolsky Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and College Park Professor in the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland. From 2002-2004, she served as a Vice President at Brookings. She has also served as Special Adviser to the Vice President of the Inter-American Development Bank, as a Visiting Fellow in the Office of the Chief Economist of the World Bank, and as a Consultant to the International Monetary Fund and the Harvard Institute for International Development. From 2011-2012 she served on National Academy of Sciences Panel on well-being metrics and public policy. She is the author of numerous books and articles. Her most recent book, forthcoming with Oxford University Press, is Happiness around the World: the Paradox of Happy Peasants and Miserable Millionaires. She has published articles in a range of journals including the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization; the World Bank Research Observer; Health Affairs, the Journal of Socio-Economics; the Journal of Development Studies; World Economics; the Journal of Human Development; and Foreign Affairs. She has an A.B. from Princeton University, an M.A. from Johns Hopkins, and a D.Phil from Oxford University. She is the mother of three children.