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Current Position

Associate Professor in Economic Statistics (s.s.d. Statistica Economica - SECS-S/03), Department of Economics, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy, since May 2017.



Ph.D. in Statistics at Bocconi University, Milan, Italy, 2007.

Degree in Economics and Social Sciences, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy, 2003.


Main research interests

Income distribution; inequality, poverty and polarization measurement; multidimensional well-being; vulnerability; survival analysis.


Main recent publications

- Ciommi M., Gigliarano C. and Giorgi G.M. (2021), Bonferroni and De Vergottini are back: New subgroup decompositions and bipolarization measures, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, in press.

- Ceriani L. and Gigliarano C. (2020), Multidimensional Well-Being: A Bayesian Networks Approach, Social Indicators Research, vol. 152(1), pp. 237-263.

- Verme P. e Gigliarano C. (2019) Optimal targeting under budget constraints in a humanitarian context, World Development, vol. 119, pp. 224 - 233.

- Nowak D., Gigliarano C. and Mosler, K. (2019), A polarization index for overlapping groups, Review of Income and Wealth, vol. 65(4), pp. 712-735.

- Chelli F., Ciommi M., Emili A., Gigliarano C., Taralli S. (2017), A new class of composite indicators for measuring well-being at the local level: an application to the Equitable and Sustainable Well-being (BES) of the Italian Provinces, Ecological Indicators, vol. 76, pp. 281 - 296.

- Gigliarano C., Basellini U. and Bonetti M. (2017), Longevity and concentration in survival times: the log-scale-location family of failure time models, Lifetime Data Analysis, vol. 23, pp. 254-274.

- Giorgi M. G. and Gigliarano C. (2017), The Gini concentration index: a review of the inference literature, Journal of Economic Surveys, vol. 31(4), pp. 1130-1148. 

- Ciommi M., Gentili A., Ermini B., Gigliarano C., Chelli F., Gallegati M. (2017), Have your cake and eat it too. The well-being of the Italians (1861-2011), Social Indicators Research, 134(2), pp. 473-509.

- Gigliarano C., Figini S. and Muliere, P. (2014), Making classifier performance comparisons when ROC curves intersect, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, Vol. 77, pp. 300-312.


For a detailed curriculum vitae, please see the attachment.