Miriam Gensowski is a Senior Researcher at the Rockwool Foundation Research unit. Prior, she was assistant and associate professor at the University of Copenhagen, Department of Economics. She obtained her PhD in Economics at the University of Chicago.

Miriam's research is focused on human capital, covering labor economics, the economics of education, and applied microeconometrics. In particular, she has studied the role of multi-dimensional abilities and psychological traits in life outcomes, their dynamics and determinants, the returns to education, intergenerational occupational mobility, and the role of skills on occupational choice.

She joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in November 2011 and became a Research Fellow in December 2023.