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Cormac Ó Gráda

IFS

Martin O'Connell

Martin is Deputy Research Director at the Institute for Fiscal Studies and heads the Consumption Sector. His research focuses on public economics, industrial organisation and applied microeconometrics. He has published several articles on the effects and design of public policy aimed at altering consumer and firm behaviour.

NYU Abu Dhabi

Kevin O'Rourke

IFS

Kate Ogden

Kate joined the IFS as a Research Economist in 2020 and works in the local government sector. Her current focus is the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on local authority finances. She also works on analysis of the ongoing major changes to English local government finance, and another project considering the distributional impacts of spending on public services. Before joining the IFS she worked as an economist at the Cabinet Office.

Financial Access Initiative, NYU-Wagner

Timothy Ogden

Timothy Ogden serves as Managing Director of the Financial Access Initiative at NYU-Wagner. He speaks and writes regularly on financial inclusion, microfinance, inequality, and social investment. He is the author of Experimental Conversations, on the use of RCTs in development economics, and of the Weekly faiV, a widely read newsletter on financial inclusion, poverty and economic development. Tim also serves as a senior fellow of the Aspen Institute’s Economic Opportunities Program and Financial Security Program.

Bank of England & University of Oxford

Myrto Oikonomou

Myrto Oikonomou is an Economist at the Bank of England. She currently works in the Structural Economics Division in the Monetary Analysis Directorate. Myrto holds an MPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford and is currently reading for her DPhil in Economics at the University of Oxford. Her research interests lie in the intersection of international macroeconomics, macro-labour and uncertainty.