University of Chicago, Department of Economics
Miriam Gensowski is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago. She obtained her master's degree in International Economic Studies at Maastricht University in the Netherlands. Prior to entering the doctoral program at Chicago, she gained research experience at the economics department of Maastricht University (with Lex Borghans and Bas ter Weel), the OFCE in Nice, France (with Jean-Luc Gaffard), and the Economic Research Center at the University of Chicago (with James J. Heckman).
Miriam's research interests include labor economics, the economics of education, and applied microeconometrics. In particular, she has worked on wage inequality in the U.S., the returns to education, intergenerational occupational mobility, and the role of multi-dimensional abilities and psychological traits on occupational choice.