Why choosing this course?

The Master course EDA offers students advanced economics knowledge and cutting-edge statistical methods in order to build leading economic competences for the information society.

As digitalization and ICT boosted the production of data, processing and putting them into context are crucial steps for knowledge creation.

Decision makers at all levels, from governments to businesses, are greatly interested in the information carried by the data as ensuing knowledge is necessary for effective policy making and strategic business choices.

EDA students have the chance of being involved in seminars, reading groups and other activities with the Faculty and can customize their study plan.

Faculty members have on-going scientific connections and research networks with renowned universities in both Europe and the United States. This implies that teaching is grounded on cutting-edge research and great opportunities are open to students for periods abroad.

International scholars cover 20% of the teaching; small classes allow teaching activities aimed at fostering soft skills: relational, argumentative and communication abilities. Internships are strongly encouraged.


Two curricula


It prepares economic analysts and professional profiles whose competences integrate advanced economic theory with up-to-date methods in data analysis. It offers a double degree program with the University of Trier, which has one of the top three Economics Master programs in Germany. Students reading the double degree obtain an M.Sc. in Economics: European Integration in addition to the Laurea Magistrale in Economics and Data Analysis.



European Master in Official Statistics is a label certified by Eurostat; it enhances statistical competences related to data production, collection and integration to satisfy information needs. National Statistical Institutes are involved in teaching activities and in compulsory internships.


  • Maria Rosa Battaggion
  • Riccardo Bellofiore
  • Silvia Biffignandi
  • Paolo Buonanno
  • Elena Cefis
  • Annalisa Cristini
  • Salvatore Piccolo
  • Federica Origo
  • Daniele Toninelli
  • Giovanni Urga
  • Anna Maria Variato


  • Badi H. Baltagi,  Syracuse University, New York, USA
  • Inmaculada Cebrián Lòpez, Alcalà University, Spain
  • Steve Fazzari, Washington University, St. Louis, USA
  • Orietta Marsili, University of Bath, UK
  • Yeva Nersisyan, University of Missouri-Kansans City, USA
  • Dafni Nikolitsa, University of Crete, Greece
  • Gianluca Orefice, CEPII, Paris, France
  • Jan Toporowski, SOAS, London, UK
  • Randall Wray, University of Missouri-Kansans City, USA