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CODE 106971
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SECS-P/06
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims at providing students with the technical skills required to support research in economics with regard to the management, processing and reporting of analyses on large size administrative statistical sources. Particular emphasis will be given to the economic interpretation of results. The application context will concern the analysis of data on import/export flows of goods handled by Italian Customs Offices with particular reference to the maritime mode of transport. The aim of these analyses is to study one of the most relevant component of the Italian balance of trade, the definition of maritime trade flows of each Port Authority, the identification of commodity chains that insist on a geographical area and the study of the maritime hinterland of a port. The entire course will be carried out in computer lab using MS Excel for data processing and analysis.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Particular emphasis is given to the economic reading of the results of the analysis of data from administrative statistical sources. At the end of the course the student will be able to: set up a research in the economic field, select the data needed for research purposes, manage and analyze large datasets, report on the analysis carried out by understanding the economic menaning of the results obtained.

TEACHING METHODS

The entire course will be carried out in computer lab using MS Excel for data processing and analysis.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The application context will concern the analysis of data on import/export flows of goods handled by Italian Customs Offices with particular reference to the maritime mode of transport. The aim of these analyses is to study one of the most relevant component of the Italian balance of trade, the definition of maritime trade flows of each Port Authority, the identification of commodity chains that insist on a geographical area and the study of the maritime hinterland of a port. 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

All materials are provided by the teacher

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

LUCA PERSICO (President)

CLAUDIO FERRARI

ALESSIO TEI

LESSONS

LESSONS START

Second semester - February 2023

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam will take place in oral form through the discussion of a previously assigned written paper

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The assessment of the knowledge acquired will take place through a practical test on the computer and the discussion of a paper (thesis) assigned.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
12/01/2023 10:00 GENOVA Orale
26/01/2023 10:00 GENOVA Orale
09/02/2023 10:00 GENOVA Orale
06/06/2023 10:00 GENOVA Orale
21/06/2023 10:00 GENOVA Orale
04/07/2023 10:00 GENOVA Orale
05/09/2023 10:00 GENOVA Orale