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Statistical Methods for the Evaluation of University Systems

  • Massimo Attanasio
  • Vincenza Capursi
  • The tools provided are composite indicators and other measures of outcomes, of "end-points", of delays etd., valid and "tailored" to study University degree pathways, job entry pathways, PhD holders pathways

  • The book also gives and overview of the Italian evaluation System in the last 20 years and its perspectives

Conference proceedings

Part of the Contributions to Statistics book series (CONTRIB.STAT.)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction: Different Perspectives of the Evaluation of the Italian University System

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Lorenzo Bernardi
      Pages 3-14
    3. L. Bernardi, P. Bolzonello, A. Tuzzi
      Pages 33-51
  3. The Evaluation in the Italian Universities: Student Teaching Evaluation

  4. The Evaluation in the Italian Universities: Statistical Methods for Careers and Services Evaluation

  5. Research Design and Data for Evaluation: University Between the High School and the Labour Market

About these proceedings


This book presents a collection of statistical methods and procedures to assess data coming from educational systems. The topics examined include: statistical methods for constructing composite indicators, applied measurements, assessment of educational systems, measurement of the performance of the students at Italian universities, and statistical modeling for questionnaire data. Other issues are the implications of introducing different assessment criteria and procedures to the Italian university system.


Applied Measurements Composite Indicators Data Assessment Educational Systems Statistical Methods Statistical Modeling

Editors and affiliations

  • Massimo Attanasio
    • 1
  • Vincenza Capursi
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipto. Scienze Statistiche e MatematicheUniversità di PalermoPalermoItaly
  2. 2.Dipto. Scienze Statistiche e MatematicheUniversità di PalermoPalermoItaly

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