Francesco Bartolucci Professor of Statistics Department of Economics, University of Perugia

April 4, 2017
5:30 p.m. Lecture

Richard E. Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences, Room 100
URI Kingston Campus

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Francesco Bartolucci is a 1995 graduate of the University of Perugia with a degree in economics.  In 1999,  he also earned his doctorate in statistical and mathematical methods from the University of Perugia. 

In 2007, Bartolucci became a full professor of statistics in the Department of Economics at the University of Perugia, teaching statistics for undergraduate students and an advanced course on regression methods for graduate students. From 2007 to 2012 he was the coordinator of the university’s Ph.D. program in mathematical and statistical methods for the economic and social sciences. He is an academic board member of the University of Rome’s Ph.D. program in econometrics and empirical economics at the University of Rome.

Previously, Bartolucci served as an assistant professor of statistics in the Department of Political Science at the University of Perugia and an associate professor of statistics in the Department of Economics at the University of Urbino and at the University of Perugia. 

Bartolucci’s primary research interests include:

  • longitudinal data analysis;
  • mixture and latent variable models;
  • marginal models for categorical data;
  • optimization and Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithms.