Cormac O’Dea is an Assistant Professor in Economics at Yale University. He is also a Research Fellow of the Institute for Fiscal Studies and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focusses on household saving, retirement, social insurance, and intergenerational links in outcomes. Prior to coming to Yale, he was a Research Economist and an Associate Director at the Institute for Fiscal Studies. He has a PhD in economics from University College London and before that studied at Cambridge University and Trinity College Dublin.