Cormac O'Dea

Dr Cormac O'Dea

International Research Fellow


PhD Economics, University College London, 2016

MPhil Economics (Distinction), University of Cambridge, 2007

BA Economics (1st Class), Trinity College Dublin, 2006

ORCID: 0000-0002-1083-1495

Cormac O'Dea is a Postdoctoral Associate at the Cowles Foundation at Yale University. He will be an Assistant Professor at the Yale University Economics Department from July 2018. Cormac previously worked at the IFS from 2007 to 2017, and was an Associate Director from 2016 to 2017.

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Subjective expectations of survival and economic behaviour

| Working Paper

This paper investigates individuals' expectations about their own survival to older ages and compares patterns in average responses about survival chances with actual and projected survival rates.

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