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Elisabetta Carfagna

Full Professor

Department of Statistical Sciences "Paolo Fortunati"

Academic discipline: SECS-S/01 Statistics

Short Bio

Full professor of statistics since 2005 and Chair of the International Statistical Society Special Interest Group on Data Science, she started her academic career after having reached, at the age of 28, a managerial position in the R&D department of a leading Italian company. She was shortlisted for the presidency of Istat in 2014 and 2018 and for the positions of Director of FAO Trade and Markets Division in 2014 and of FAO Statistics Division in 2001. She has designed and started up the implementation of the Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics, the most relevant research and capacity development programme promoted by FAO, IFAD, World Bank, African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank etc. and funded by BMGF, DIFID and EC. Since 1993, she has lead international research projects, in collaboration with several organizations, among which FAO, EUROSTAT, JRC, UNECE, USDA, Chinese Institute of Agricultural Resources and Regional Planning, Ethiopian CSO, Italian Ministry of Agriculture and Istat

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Dipartimento di Scienze Statistiche "Paolo Fortunati"
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Office hours

Office hours are held on Thursday from 4 to 5, pm, online via Teams, by appointment through email.

Il ricevimento studenti si svolge il giovedì dalle 16 alle 17, online tramite Teams, su appuntamento tramite email.