# STATISTICA SOCIALE

9 CFU - 1° Semester

### Teaching Staff

ROSARIO GIUSEPPE D'AGATA
Email: rodagata@unict.it
Office: Palazzo Reburdone, Via Vitt. Emanuele II, 8
Phone: 095 70305273
Office Hours: LunedÃ¬ 10-12

## Course Structure

• DATA ANALYSIS: PRINCIPLES AND FOUNDATIONS. UNIVARIATE STATISTICAL MEASURES

Every single class will be divided in two parts. During the first all the theoretical and methodological aspects will be analysed; during the second, examples will be made through excel data taken from the first class questionnaire.

• STATISTICAL TOOLS FOR BIVARIATE ANALYSIS. PROBABILITY CALCULUS FOR STATISTICAL INFERENCE.

Every single class will be divided in two parts. During the fist all the theoretical and methodological aspects will be analysed; during the second, examples about what has been explained will be done moving from the first class questionnaire.

• PARAMETER ESTIMATION AND PARAMETRICAL STATISTICAL TESTS

Every single class will be divided in two parts. During the fist all the theoretical and methodological aspects will be analysed; during the second, examples about what has been explained will be done moving from the first class questionnaire.

## Detailed Course Content

• DATA ANALYSIS: PRINCIPLES AND FOUNDATIONS. UNIVARIATE STATISTICAL MEASURES

Statistics: origins and evolutions - Statistics and its functions - Mass phenomena - Metric and non metric variables - Measurament scales - Survey - Graphs and tabs - Averages - Variability indices - Shape indices - Index numbers

• STATISTICAL TOOLS FOR BIVARIATE ANALYSIS. PROBABILITY CALCULUS FOR STATISTICAL INFERENCE.

The relationship between two variables, Dependence, Linear Regression, Linear Correlation Coefficient. Probability Theory, Random Variables, Some Probability Distributions.

• PARAMETER ESTIMATION AND PARAMETRICAL STATISTICAL TESTS

Population, sample, sampling distribution, punctual estimation of statical parameters, interval estimation of statistical parameters, statistical hypotesis texting

## Textbook Information

• DATA ANALYSIS: PRINCIPLES AND FOUNDATIONS. UNIVARIATE STATISTICAL MEASURES

Cicchitelli G. (2012). Statistica. Principi e metodi. Pearson Education, Paravia Bruno Mondadori Editori Milano. Chapter 1 to 7

Porcu M. e Tedesco N. (2007). Problemi di Statistica in ambito sociale ed economico.

Pearson Education Paravia Bruno Mondadori Editori Milano.

For a deeper study

The Tao of Statistics Sage, London, 2006.

• STATISTICAL TOOLS FOR BIVARIATE ANALYSIS. PROBABILITY CALCULUS FOR STATISTICAL INFERENCE.

Cicchitelli G. (2012). STATISTICA. PRINCIPI E METODI. Pearson Education, Paravia Bruno Mondadori Editori Milano. chapter 9 to 14
Porcu M. e Tedesco N. (2007). PROBLEMI DI STATISTICA IN AMBITO SOCIALE ED ECONOMICO. Pearson Education Paravia Bruno Mondadori Editori Milano.

Keller D.K. The Tao of Statistics Sage, London, 2006.

• PARAMETER ESTIMATION AND PARAMETRICAL STATISTICAL TESTS

Cicchitelli G. (2012). STATISTICA. PRINCIPI E METODI. Pearson Education, Paravia Bruno Mondadori Editori Milano. chapter 15 to 20
Porcu M. e Tedesco N. (2007). PROBLEMI DI STATISTICA IN AMBITO SOCIALE ED ECONOMICO. Pearson Education Paravia Bruno Mondadori Editori Milano.

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