Irene Mosca is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics, Maynooth University, Ireland. 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. She holds a Ph.D in Economics from the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, UK). Irene has established a strong record of research and published articles in international peer-reviewed journals, including Demography, Oxford Economics Papers, the Journal of Population Economics, Economics Letters, the Journal of Economic Psychology, Economics and Human Biology, 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; socioeconomic gradients in health; and the long-term effects of the Irish Marriage Bar.