Statistics for the social sciences

A.Y. 2020/2021
Course offered to students on the PhD programme in
Overall hours
Lesson period
November 2020
Lead instructor: Nazareno Panichella
The aim of the course is to introduce participants to the logic of the quantitative analysis of social phenomena. Univariate and bivariate descriptive analyses, basic principles of statistical inference, study of association, correlation, and regression models will be treated during the course. Students will be introduced to the use of statistical software Stata for running data analyses with the techniques discussed in the lectures.
The course is reserved to students of the NASP PhD programs in Economic Sociology and Labour Studies, Political Studies and Sociology and Methodology of Social Research
Mandatory for students of PhD program in Economic Sociology and Labour Studies.
Assessment methods
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi
How to enrol


The course enrolment deadline is usually the 25th day of the month prior to the start date. More specifically:

  • for courses starting in September 2021, until 30 August 2021.

Deadlines for enrolment in courses of the next academic year (2021/2022) will be announced.

How to enrol

  1. Access enrolment on PhD courses online service using your University login details
  2. Select the desired programme and click on Registration (Iscrizione) and then on Register (Iscriviti)

Ignore the option "Exam session date” that appears during the enrolment procedure.


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Monday, 14.30-17.30
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