# Economia e Management | STATISTICS

## Economia e Management STATISTICS

 0212700010 DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT & INNOVATION SYSTEMS EQF6 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 2021/2022

 OBBLIGATORIO YEAR OF COURSE 2 YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2014 AUTUMN SEMESTER
SSD CFU HOURS ACTIVITY TYPE OF ACTIVITY SECS-S/01 10 60 LESSONS COMPULSORY SUBJECTS, CHARACTERISTIC OF THE CLASS
 MARIA CARMELA MICCOLI T
Objectives
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING:
-ACQUIRE THE MAIN TOOLS OF DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS AND STATISTICAL INFERENCE
-ACQUIRE MAIN TOOLS FOR BUSINESS ORIENTED DECISION MAKING
-ACQUIRE KNOWLEDGE OF STATISTICAL MODELING WITH APPLICATIONS TO REAL DATASETS

MAKING JUDGMENTS:
THE METHODS COVERED IN THIS COURSE ARE WIDELY APPLIED TO THE STUDY OF FIRM LEVEL MICROECONOMIC PROBLEMS. STUDENTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO APPLY METHODS TO REAL DATA AND COMMUNICATE ON THE INTERPRETATION OF THE RESULTS.

Prerequisites
PREREQUISITES:
TO UNDERSTAND AND TO APPLY THE SUBJECT MATTERS OF STATISTICS IT IS NECESSARY THE EXAMINATION OF MATHEMATICS
Contents
CONTENTS:
STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF DATA: STATISTICAL OBSERVATIONS. FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTIONS. POSITION INDICES (10 HOURS).
VARIABILITY INDICES (10 HOURS).
FORM OF A DISTRIBUTION. CONCENTRATION (10 HOURS).
DOUBLE DISTRIBUTIONS (10 HOURS).
HISTORY SERIES. SIMPLE AND COMPOSITE INDEX NUMBERS. LINEAR INTERPOLATION (10 HOURS).
TESTS ON MEDIUM AND PERCENTILES (10 HOURS).
Teaching Methods
TEACHING METHODS:
THE COURSE CONSISTS OF 60 HOURS OF LECTURES. EACH LESSON IS STRUCTURED IN A THEORETICAL PART AND A PART OF APPLICATIONS IN CASE STUDIES. GIVEN THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE DISCIPLINE, THE ATTENDANCE IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED, ALTHOUGH NOT MANDATORY.
Verification of learning
VERIFICATION OF LEARNING:
THE STATISTICS COURSE DOES NOT INCLUDE INTERMEDIATE TESTS.
EACH STUDENT WILL BE EVALUATED DURING THE FINAL TEST THAT WILL BE TAKEN IN CORRISPONDENCE TO THE DATES OF EXAMINATIONS ESTABLISHED BY THE CALENDARIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT.
DURING THE FINAL TEST THE STUDENT MUST SUPPORT A WRITTEN TEST THAT WILL HAVE A DURATION OF 90 MINUTES AND IS FINALIZED TO THE ASSESSMENT OF THE LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE ARGUMENTS TREATED IN THE PROGRAM. THE WRITTEN TEST WILL BE ARTICULATED IN FOUR PARTS.
THE FIRST PART OF THE WRITTEN TEST WILL FOCUS ON AN EXERCISE IN SEVERAL POINTS CONCERNING GRAPHIC REPRESENTATIONS AND THE CALCULATION OF SOME AVERAGE AND VARIABILITY INDICATOR (FOR A MAXIMUM TOTAL OF 7.5 POINTS IN RELATION TO THE CORRECTNESS DEGREE OF THE PERFORMANCE);
THE SECOND QUESTION WILL ANALYZE A CONCENTRATION INDICATOR OR A DOUBLE DISTRIBUTION ANALYSIS, (FOR A MAXIMUM TOTAL OF 7.5 POINTS IN RELATION TO THE CORRECTNESS OF THE PERFORMANCE);
THE THIRD QUESTION WILL TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION AN ANALYSIS OF HISTORICAL SERIES OR A LINEAR INTERPOLATION (FOR A MAXIMUM TOTAL OF 7.5 POINTS IN RELATION TO THE CORRECTNESS DEGREE OF THE PERFORMANCE);
THE FOURTH QUESTION WILL TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION A TEST ON MEDIA AND PERCENTILES, AND THEREFORE, ON THE NORMAL CASUAL VARIABLE, ON THE BINOMIAL CASUAL VARIABLE AND ON THE TEST OF THE HYPOTHESIS (FOR A MAXIMUM TOTAL OF 7.5 POINTS IN RELATION TO THE CORRECTNESS OF THE PERFORMED);
THE TEST IS PASSED WHEN A TOTAL SCORE EQUAL TO OR GREATER THAN 18 POINTS IS ACHIEVED.
DURING THE WRITTEN TEST IT IS NOT ALLOWED TO CONSULT TEXTS, USE PCS AND MOBILE PHONES; ONLY THE USE OF THE CALCULATOR AND THE STATISTICAL TABLES IS PERMITTED.

Texts
TESTI DI RIFERIMENTO:
MICCOLI M.C., NIGLIO M., VITALE C., INTRODUZIONE ALLA STATISTICA PER LE APPLICAZIONI ECONOMICHE - STATISTICA DESCRITTIVA - ESPLORATIVA, E.S.I., 2018