Conchita D’Ambrosio was appointed Professor of Economics at the Université du Luxembourg in April 2013 as part of the FNR PEARL programme. Before joining the University of Luxembourg, Conchita D’Ambrosio was Associate Professor of Economics at the Università di Milano-Bicocca. She studied economics at the Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Milan, and at New York University, from which latter she obtained her Ph.D. in 2000.
Her research mainly focuses on income and wealth distributions, deprivation, polarization and social exclusion. Since 2008, Conchita D’Ambrosio has been the editor of the Review of Income and Wealth. She has been Permanent Visiting Fellow of the Department of the German Socio-Economic Panel Study of DIW Berlin since 2002, and Research Professor of the same Department since 2012. She has been Fellow of Econpubblica, the Research Centre on the Public Sector of Università Bocconi, 1998–2014 and Fellow of the Dondena Centre on Social Dynamics and Public Policy of the same University since 2014. She was also a Member of the Italian Statistical Institute “Commissione scientifica per la misura del benessere”, 2011–2012, Member of the Eurostat Task Force for the development of the 2013 EU-SILC ad hoc module on well-being in 2010, Research Associate at OPHI research group at the Oxford Department of International Development, 2009–2011, Treasurer of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, 2007–2009 and Council member of the latter in 2005–2007.