The MSc program in Data Science for Economics aims to train the following professional figures:
Profile: Data Scientist
Functions: its main functions are i) to analyze and elaborate forecasts on large data flows, ii) to identify and apply the most suitable software tools and statistical techniques for their processing, iii) to create complex models for predictive data-based analysis. The Data Scientist knows the different contexts in which data emerge and she/he knows how to interact with experts from various disciplines.
Skills: statistical analysis, programming, knowledge of software tools.
Outlets: large companies, small and medium-sized enterprises, startups and Public Administration. They can work in manufacturing, telco and media, services, banking-insurance, utilities sectors.
Profile: Data Analyst
Functions: its main functions are the identification and supervision of operational decision-making processes in direct coordination with the company executive management. They can work in marketing, business, management innovation, and finance.
Skills: baggage of theoretical knowledge about economics, statistics and computer science to support both organizational and development decisions of economic institutions and companies.
Outlets: large companies, small and medium-sized enterprises and consulting firms operating in various sectors such as manufacturing, telco and media, services, banking-insurance, utilities.
Profile: Data Driven Economist
Functions: its main functions are to frame problems of economic analysis in the context of data science by identifying data and technologies capable of providing new keys to interpret or to evaluate economic and social phenomena.
Skills: economic theory, statistical, econometric and computer science techniques.
Outlets: large companies, Public Administration and international organizations.
Profile: Data-Driven Decision Maker
Functions: the professions included in this category perform managerial functions of high responsibility in private and public companies with an international vocation and a strong technological component, using data analysis to guide strategic and operational decisions.
Skills: wealth of theoretical knowledge about economics, statistics and computer science to support organizational and development decisions of economic institutions and companies.
Outlets: small and medium enterprises, large companies, Public Administration.
Profile: Analyst of development projects or economic policies
Functions: the professions included in this category contribute to the formulation, monitoring and analysis of development projects or economic policies.
Skills: baggage of theoretical and operational notions in the field of economics, business management strategy, and the economic policies that govern them.
Outlets: they work in private or public companies in industry, commerce, business services, personal services, and companies of similar kind as well as international and/or governmental institutions.Employment statistics (Almalaurea)