Mini Track on Applied Economics and Statistics & Data Science


Geopolitical perspectives and technological challenges for sustainable growth in the 21st century

15-16 June 2023, Bucharest, Romania

Mini Track Chairs

  • Adriana AnaMaria DAVIDESCU (ALEXANDRU), Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Bucharest

  • Roberto Dell’Anno, University of Salerno, Italy

The objective of the Mini-Track entitled Applied Economics and Statistics and Data Science is to bring together academic scientists, researchers, research scholars to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trend, patterns and practical challenges faced and solutions adopted in the fields of quantitative modeling, applied statistics, and data science. High-quality research contributions describing original, empirical or experimental unpublished work in the following areas are cordially invited for presentation at the conference:

Applied Statistics in Social Science, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Data Collection and Applications, Data Mining, Data Science, Demography, Design of Experiments, Econometrics (Macro and Micro Econometrics), Mathematical Statistics, Measurement, Network Analysis, Sampling Techniques and Applications, Spatial Statistics and Econometrics, Statistical Analysis of Internal and International Migration, Statistical Applications in International Comparisons, Statistical Modelling and Simulation, Official Statistics, Statistical Software (R, SAS, Python), Statistics in Education, Other Areas of Applied Statistics and Applied Quantitative Analysis, Quantitative approaches in entrepreneurship and innovation, Business Statistics, Business analytics.

The Mini-Track welcomes papers and research in the previously mentioned topics but is also open for researchers and practitioners bringing research papers or use cases in other areas related to the broader context of Applied Statistics and Data Science.


is Full Professor at the Department of Statistics and Econometrics of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies Romania and senior researcher at the Department of Labour Market Policies of the National Scientific Research Institute for Labour and Social Protection, having more than 14 years of experience in socio-economic research.
She has more than 14 years of expertise in the field of informal economy coordinating or being member of the research team of national and international projects. The main areas of interest include among others: labour market analysis, sustainable development, regional development, analysis and evaluation of public policies, human resource management, etc.
She has extensive experience in the evaluation of projects and public programs as an expert in quantitative analysis and application of statistical and econometric methods in the process assessment, being involved in projects for policy assessment and measures to encourage active ageing, assessment of active measures on reducing unemployment and increasing employment, evaluation of employment increasing measures oriented toward rural area population, evaluations and forecasts of informal employment in strengthening the institutional capacity of The National/Regional Agency for Employment, assessment of the National Strategy for Research, Development and Innovation 2014-2020.
She has demonstrated knowledge and experience with quantitative and qualitative economic analysis and modeling techniques, background in the field of macroeconomics, as well as experience in applied econometrics, macroeconomic and microeconomic analysis, data validation and statistical analysis, predictive analysis, expertise in employment policy and labour market analysis. She was member of member of European correspondents Eurofound 2014-2018, The European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound) Romania and also CNSPIS member during the period 2016-2018.

Roberto Dell’Anno

is Full Professor of Public Economics at the University of Salerno (Italy) and the Scientific Head of LaBETI (Research Laboratory of Economics and Technologies for Innovation) at the Department of Economics and Statistics of the University of Salerno.

He holds a Ph.D. in “Public Economics” from the University of Salerno, a Master degree in “Economics and Finance” at the University “Federico II” of Naples (Italy) and an International Master degree in “Economics & Complexity” at the University of Barcellona (Spain), University of Roskilde (Denmark) and University of Salerno (Italy). He has been Visiting Research Scholar at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Cambridge (UK) and the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies of the Georgia State University (Atlanta, Georgia, USA). Dell’Anno has been Assistant Professor of Public Economics at the University of Foggia (Italy), Research Fellow (Post-Doc) at the Department of Economics and Statistics of the University of Salerno (Italy) and Marie Curie Fellow for Early Stage Researchers at the Department of Economics of the University of Aarhus, Denmark.

He has published more than fifty articles in economic journals and he is currently an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Social Economics. He has been co-editor for the Italian Journal of Public Economics and reviewer for more than fifty scientific academic journals, international editors, private and public research institutions.

His main research interests are in Informal Economy, Tax Evasion, Corruption, Behavioral Public finance, Bibliometrics and Measurement of Latent Variables.