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Cormac Ó Gráda

Institute for Fiscal Studies

Laurence O'Brien

Laurence has worked at the Institute for Fiscal Studies in 2020 as a Research Economist in the Retirement, Saving and Ageing sector. He currently works on projects related to pension savings over the lifecycle and the labour market activity of older workers. Prior to joining the IFS, he worked as a research professional at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.


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.

King's College London

Mary O'Mahony

NYU Abu Dhabi

Kevin O'Rourke

Kevin O’Rourke is an economist and economic historian, and is currently Professor of Economics at NYU Abu Dhabi. He was formerly the Chichele Professor of Economic History at All Souls College, Oxford. He is a Member of the Royal Irish Academy and Fellow of the British Academy, and was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Southern Denmark in 2022. He works on the history of globalization and deglobalization. His books include Globalization & History (with Jeff Williamson), Power & Plenty (with Ron Findlay), and A Short History of Brexit.


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.