STATISTICS: METHODS FOR TOURISM
The course introduces the tools and methods for statistical analysis of the tourist phenomena, with a special focus on techniques of descriptive statistics and inferential statistics.
The mathematics examination is required
Statistical analysis of tourism phenomenon and process. Distribution of statistical variables and graphics. Summary and descriptive statistics: means and variability. Statistical relationship between two variables. Some topics of probability theory. Random variables and probability distributions. Sampling techniques and sampling distributions. Confidence intervals. Theory of statistical test. Inference on mean, proportion and variance. Independence test. Linear regression model.
The course includes frontal and exercises aimed at the use of statistical methods studied, with students interaction.
BORRA S., DI CIACCIO A. (2008), Statistica, metodologie per le scienze economiche e sociali (seconda edizione), McGraw-Hill
QUINTANO C., CASTELLANO R. (2003), La Statistica in pratica: esempi per l’economia e le aziende, Liguori Editore
Lecture notes downloadable from the Teacher Resources page in the section: “STATISTICA PER IL TURISMO 9 CFU, - MATERIALE DIDATTICO INTEGRATIVO”
The assessment is based on written examination and an oral examination. The written text (duration 120 minutes) is composed of exercises in order to assess the achievement by the student of the learning objectives. The oral exam focuses on the theoretical topics dealt with during the course and it is designed to evaluate the student's ability to express and formalize statistical concepts.
Only those who have passed the written test with a minimum vote of 18/30 can hold the oral test. The vote of the examination is results of written and oral examination.
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