Irene Mosca

Research Affiliate

National University of Ireland, Maynooth

Irene Mosca is a lecturer in Economics in Maynooth University, Ireland. She holds a Ph.D in Economics from the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, UK). From 2010-2018, she worked with The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA), in Trinity College Dublin, coordinating the economics domain and chairing the socioeconomic research group.

Irene has established a strong record of research and published articles in international peer-reviewed journals, including Demography, the Journal of Population Economics, Economics Letters, the Journal of Economic Psychology, Economics and Human Biology and the International Journal of Public Health. Irene’s research has covered a wide range of topics, including: (return) migration and mental health; obesity and employment; retirement and cognition; personality and wealth accumulation; and socioeconomic gradients in health.

Irene is also a Research Affiliate with the Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, Ireland and a Visiting Research Fellow with Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. She joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in November 2016.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8723
published in: Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, 2016, 19, 33-44
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8037
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2016, 29 (3), 687-719
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7596
published as 'How Well-informed are Pension Scheme Members on their Future Pension Benefits?: Evidence from Ireland' in: Journal of Aging and Social Policy, 2015, 27(4), 295-313
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6878
revised version published as 'Early-life Causes and Later-life Consequences of Migration: Evidence from Older Irish Adults' in: Journal of Population Ageing, 2013, 6 (1), 29-45
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6331
published in: Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 2013, 39 (10), 1659-1677
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6325
published as 'Increasing the State Pension Age, the Recession and Expected Retirement Ages' in: Economic and Social Review 2013, 44 (4), 447-472
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6324
revised version published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2013, 26 (2), 483-506
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6253