The aim of the course is to introduce students to jargon and basic principles of economics and statistical sciences. The module of Economics is meant to explain laws describing behavior and interaction among economic agents (families and firms) mainly at micro level (microeconomics) with a short outline at aggregated level (macroeconomics). The module of statistics introduces descriptive statistics and treats some topics of inferential statistics.
Expected learning outcomes
Students will be able to understand and manage economic information concerning issues on supply and demand of agri-food and catering markets, reported both by newspapers and by economics and food science reviews. Students will be able to correctly understand and represent statistical data both in tabulation and in diagram.
Lesson period: Second semester
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