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Vol. 26, Number 1
No. 1 (2014) Summary
 The impact of the neutral point in the paired comparisons of statements model (Dedicated to the memory of Prof. Corradetti) (Furlan, R., Turner, G.)
 Public manager requirements of skills and training: importance rank analysis using composite indicators (Marozzi, M., Bolzan, M.)
 Network tools for the analysis of brand image (Stawinoga, A., Balbi S., Scepi, G.)
 A citizensatisfaction survey in Rimini (Cusatelli, C., Giacalone, M., De Lorenzo, A.)
 Mathematical underpinnings of analytics. theory and applications (Paroli, R.)

Vol. 25, Number 3
No. 3 (2013) Summary
 Editorial (Gasperoni, G., Gnaldi, M., Iacus, S.M.)
 Vote miscount or poll response bias? What causes discrepancy between polls and election results? (Dopp, K., Baiman, R.)
 Using social media to forecast electoral results: a review of the state of the art (Ceron, A., Curini, L., Iacus, S.M.)
 Polling and multiparty accuracy measures: evidence from the Italian general elections (Castro, G., Tomaselli, V.)
 The predictive ability of preelection polls in Italy: a regional focus (Vignati, R., Gasperoni, G.)
 News coverage and candidate preferences: using media content to predict election poll movement (Cassino, D., Kolmer, C.)
 Estimating representatives from election poll proportions: the Spanish case (Pavia, J.M., GarciaCarceles, B., Badal, E.)

Vol. 25, Number 2
No. 2 (2013) Summary
 Editorial (Gasperoni, G., Gnaldi, M., Iacus, S.M.)
 Evolving approaches to election forecasting (Evans, J.)
 Accuracy and bias in European prediction markets (Sveinung, A., Strijbis, O.)
 Assessing correct voting: a study based on a simulation of municipal elections in Italy (Gasperoni, G., Mantovani, D.)
 Forecasting elections with high volatility (Alaminos, A.F.)
 Election forecasting: a roundtable discussion (Mannheimer, R., Pessato, M., Gasperoni, G., Iacus, S.M.)

Vol. 25, Number 1
No. 1 (2013) Summary
 Editorial
 Do clusters still matter for innovation? The case of the Lombardy metadistricts (Bartoloni, E.)
 The italian political and preelection polls over time: a data quality analysis (Quintano, C., Rocca, A., Carfora, A.)
 An application of graphical models to the innobarometer survey: a map of firms’ innovative behaviour (Carota, C., Durio, A.,Guerzoni, M.)
 A rankbased permutation test for equivalence and noninferiority (Arboretti, R., Carrozzo, E., Caughey, D.) SSD for R: an R package for analyzing singlesubject data (Durio, A.)

Vol. 24, Number 3
No. 3 (2012) Summary
 Editorial
 Demographic structure and spatially contiguous areas in Tuscany (Benassi, F., Naccarato, A.)
 Churn prediction in telecommunications industry. A study based on bagging classifiers (Canale, A., Lunardon, N.)
 How the science of geomarketing helps strategic decisionmaking in a context of information redundancy (Di Nisio, R., Di Battista, T.)
 Public geomarketing: georeferencing IRT models to support public decision (Di Zio, S., Fontanella, L.)
 A comparison between the geostatistical potential model and the discrete choice logit models in the estimation of spatial market potentials (Finazzi, F.)
 The impact of the economic crisis for Italian exporting sectors: a spatialstatistics analysis (Boselli, C., Truglia, F. G., Zeli, A.)

Vol. 24, Number 2
No. 2 (2012) Summary
 Editorial(Coccia, G., O’Muircheartaigh, C. Righi, A.)
 Wellbeing and quality of life in Italy: assessing and selecting indicators for local policy making (Biggeri, L., Laureti, T., Secondi, L.)
 Happiness and the relational dimension of wellbeing (Righi, A.)
 Domestic material consumption indicator and natural resources: a European analysis of the environmental Kuznets curve (Auci, S., Vignani, D.)
 Decomposing employment change in a crisis period in Italy: a multifactor partitioning approach (Bianchi, A., Biffignandi, S.)
 Quantifying the underground economy: measurement and productivity (Mantegazza, S., Pisani, S., Viviani, A.)
 The effect of ownership structure on the relationship between r&d intensity and cash flow (Bini, M., Nascia, L., Zeli, A.)

Vol. 24, Number 1
No. 1 (2012) Summary
 Editorial (Bini M., Fienberg S.E., Righi A.)
 Spatial models in small area estimation in the context of official Statistics (Petrucci, A., Pratesi, M.)
 Generalised linear models with variables subject to post randomisation method (Woo, Y.M.J., Slavkovic, A.)
 The use of multichannel data collection techniques in the 9th industry and services census: the response of the territory (Berntsen, E., De Francesco, D.)
 Treatment of total nonresponse via sequential weight adjustment in the Italian disability survey (De Vitiis, C., Inglese, F., Terribili, M.D., Cocchi, D.)
 Increasing the accuracy of itsilc estimates through the use of auxiliary information from labour force survey (Ceccarelli, C., Guandalini, A.)

Vol. 23, Number 3
No. 3 (2011) Summary
 Editorial
 The Paadel panel: a probabilitybased panel for consumer studies (A. Bianchi and S. Biffignandi) Industry profiles and economic performances: a firmdatabased study for Italian industries (M. Bini, L. Nascia and A. Zeli)
 Trade satisfaction analysis: an integrated approach (F. Cugnata)
 A measure of job satisfaction by means of fuzzy set theory (F. De Battisti, D. Marasini and G. Nicolini)
 Adjusting for online participating bias through propensity scoring (R. Furlan and R. Corradetti)
 Paired comparisons of statements: exploring the impact of design elements on results (R. Furlan and G. Turner)
 A new tool for measuring customer satisfaction: the anchoring vignette approach (O. Paccagnella)
 A test to assess the dynamic evolution of preferences in marketing surveys (A. Pollastri and F. Porro)

Vol. 23, Number 2
No. 2 (2011) Summary
 Voting behaviour in municipal elections in Italy: a quantitative analysis based on ecological inference (M. Gnaldi, B. Bracalente and A. Forcina)
 Multilevel models in metaanalysis of preelection poll accuracy measures (R. D'Agata and V. Tomaselli)
 Children of immigrants in the Italian school system: what kind of assimilation? (A. Minello and G. Dalla Zuanna)
 A crosscountry analysis of gender pay gap and segregation (C. Quintano, R. Castellano and A. Rocca)
 Mystery shopping and bayesian networks to evaluate customer satisfaction in jewellery stores (D. D’Ambrosio, A. Piscitelli, and G. Ragozini)
 Robust weighted composite indicators by means of frontier methods with an application to European infrastructure endowment (F. Vidoli and C. Mazziotta)
 A hierarchical Bayes model to estimate physicians’ prescription preferences in allocationbased conjoint (R. Furlan and R. Corradetti)

Vol. 23, Number 1
No. 1 (2011) Summary
 Editorial  Measures and models of higher education effectiveness (L. Fabbris and G. Boccuzzo)
 Dimensions of graduates' job satisfaction in the short and medium terms (L. Fabbris and M.C. Martini)
 University outcomes and employability: Is a harmonisation feasible? (F. Crippa and M. Civardi)
 Contextual factors of the external effectiveness of the university education: A multilevel approach (M. Bini, L. Grilli and C. Rampichini)
 Psychosocial coordinates of graduates' job satisfaction (L. Fabbris, R. Maeran R. and L. Ronconi)
 Italian PhD programme system: Evaluating external effectiveness by structural equation models (M. Bini, B. Bertaccini and L. Masserini)
 Measuring dissimilarity in learning capital using time trajectories (P. Mariani, M. Mussini and E. Zavarrone)
 Internship effectiveness evaluation by students and firms: A year of experience at the faculty of economics in Modena (M. Lalla, T. Bursi and A. Maccagnan)
 Academic reputation: A proposal for a new scale (E. Zavarrone)

Vol. 22, Number 3
No. 3 (2010) Summary
 Editorial  Statistical issues on quality and process control in Italy. An overview and some special topics (A. Zanella and G. Vicario)
 Constructs and methods of statistical quality control. The role of the Italian Statistical Society (A. Zanella and G. Vicario)
 Measuring process capability under non classical assumptions: A purposive review of the relevant literature (Borroni C.G., Cazzaro M. and Chiodini P.M.)
 Choices about probability distributions and systemicfinancial risk (Contini A.)
 Form tolerance verification using the Kriging method (Vicario G., Ruffa S., Panciani G.D. and Ricci F.)
 Factors affecting measurement uncertainty in industrial CMM work (Aggogeri F., Barbato G., Barini E.M., Genta G. and Levi R.)
 Roller bench urban cycles identification for light commercial vehicles fuel consumption (Borgarello L., Galliera E., Avanzo A. and Fagiano A.)
 Agricultural multifunctional vehicles and the environment: Choice experiments and random utility models for investigating renewable energies (Berni R. and Lombardi G.)

Vol. 22, Number 2
No. 2 (2010) Summary
 Do Italian students perform worse than their OECD fellows? A decomposition analysis of educational gaps (R. Castellano, S. Longobardi and G. Punzo)
 Longitudinal data for the analysis of Italian labour market flows (B. Boschetto, A.R. Discenza, C. Lucarelli, S. Rosati and F. Fiori)
 On avoiding paradoxes in assessing interrater agreement (R. Falotico and P. Quatto)
 On the similarity of methods for ranking alternatives and making transitive the index numbers (E. Mattioli and G. Ricciardo Lamonica)
 The decomposition of the AtkinsonPlotnickKakwani reranking measure (M.G. Monti, A. Vernizzi and M. Mussini)
 A data envelopment analysis of Italian courts efficiency (E. Nissi and A. Rapposelli)
 Maximum likelihood estimate of MarshallOlkin copula parameter: Complete and censored sample (S.A. Osmetti)

Vol. 22, Number 1
No. 1 (2010) Summary
 Introduction to the Special Issue "Advances in textual data analysis and text mining" (Bolasco S., Iezzi D.F.)
 Introduction to the automatic analysis of textual data via a case study (Bolasco S.)
 The new basic vocabulary of Italian: Problems and methods (Chiari I., De Mauro T.)
 Validation techniques for textual data analysis (Lebart L.)
 Beyond the curse of multidimensionality: High dimensional clustering in text mining (Balbi S.)
 A new method for adapting the kmeans algorithm to text mining (Iezzi D.F.)
 What to put in the bag? Comparing and contrasting procedures for text clustering (Tuzzi A.)

Vol. 21, Number 34
No. 34 (2009) Measures of Quality of Life among University Students (Sulis I., Tedesco N.)
 Clusterwise PLSPATH Modelling for Customer Loyalty Analysis in Heterogeneous Markets: a Case Study on the Customers of a Superstore (Chirico P., Lo Presti A.)
 String Analysis for Interaction Detection (Figini S., Giudici P.)
 A Comparison between Lorenz L(p) Curve and Zenga I(p) Curve (Polisicchio M., Porro F.)
 Mining Massive Data Sets from the Web (Scarpa B.)
 A General Quantilebased Estimation Method with Application to the Normal Distribution of Order p (Frosini B.V.)
 A Procedure to Find Exact Critical Values of KolmogorovSmirnov Test (Facchinetti S.)
 Interval Estimation for the Means of Binomial, Negative Binomial and Takacs Distributions (Arefi M., Mohtashami Borzadaran G.R., Vaghei Y.)

Vol. 21, Number 2
No. 2 (2009) Comparison between donor imputation and model based weighting in presence of nonresponse and risk of model misspecification (Gismondi R.)
 Building a spatiotemporal environmental quality index: the case of Madrid (Montero J.M., Larraz B., Chasco C.)
 Measurement of cultural tourism motivations in world heritage cities: An analysis using FIMIXPLS algorithm (Vargas Vargas M., Mondéjar Jiménez J., Meseguer Santamaría M.L., Alfaro Navarro J.L.)
 An intercultural approach to the hidden paradigms of culture. The elaboration of a model of sociocultural analysis applied to the context of the Valle d'Aosta region (Onorati M.G., D'Ovidio F.D.)
 New statistics for new data: A proposal for comparing multivalued numerical data (Verde R., Irpino A.)
 Assessing individual treatment effectiveness in the presence of structurally missing measurement occasions (Solaro N., Vittadini G.)

Vol. 21, Number 1
No. 1 (2009) A comparison between kmeans and support vector clustering of categorical data (Marino M., Tortora C.) A note on bayesian score tests for heteroscedasticity (Carota C.) A new approach to conjoint analysis to estimate more than one response function (in italian) (De Luca A.) Portfolio selection models with interval data (Gioia F.) Structural factors of the nonstandard jobs utilisation in Italy: A multidimensional survey on enterprises (in italian) (Piscitelli A., Corbisiero F.)

Vol. 20, Number 34
No. 34 (2008) Multivariate Data Analysis Techniques to Detect Early Warnings of Elderly Frailty (Corbellini A., Riani M., Donatini A.)
 Quantile Regression for the Evaluation of Student Satisfaction (Davino C., Vistocco D.)
 Some Remarks on Nonlinear Relationships in PLS Path Modeling (Ingrassia S., Trinchera L.)
 A Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA) Approach Based on Evolutionary Association Patterns (Iodice D’Enza A., Palumbo F.)
 Conjoint Analysis Based Methodologies for the ExAnte Evaluation of Regulatory Impact (Lauro C., Scepi G. and Giordano G.)
 Modelling Longitudinal Sequences by Optimal Scaling Techniques (Lovaglio PG., Mezzanzanica M.)
 Balanced Scorecard Health System: a Latent Variable Approach Balanced (Lovaglio PG., Vittadini G.)
 An Alternating Least Square Approach for the Estimation of a SEM Based on Ordinal Variables (Nappo D., Grassia M.G.)
 Using Categorical Variables in PLS Path Modeling to Build System of Composite Indicators (Trinchera L., Russolillo G., Lauro N.C.)
 Measuring Customer Satisfaction Using Ordinal Variables: an Application in a Survey on a Contact Center (Zani S., Berzieri L.)

Vol. 20, Number 2
No. 2 (2008) Social Cohesion: Measurement Based on the EVS Micro Data (Dickes P., Valentova M., Borsenberger M.)
 The use of correspondence analysis to study daily tourism flows (Fontana R.)
 Zoning Systems of the Italian Territory for the Study of Rural Development (Giusti A., Grassini L.)
 Selecting Feeling Covariates in Rating Surveys (Iannario M.)
 The External Effectiveness of the University Education: a Multilevel Mixture Factor Model (Varriale R.)

Vol. 20, Number 1
No. 1 (2008) Parallel Networks for Compositional Longitudinal Data (M. Aria)
 Kemeny’s Axiomatic Approach to Find Consensus Ranking in Tourist Satisfaction (A. D’Ambrosio, V.A. Tutore)
 A Latent Varable Based Model for the Impact Evaluation of the Enlargement of the European Union (N.C. Lauro, G. Scepi)
 Hierarchical Clustering of Histogram Data Sing a “Model Data” Based Approach (M. Marino, S. Signoriello)
 Methods of Quantification for the Qualitative Variables in the PLSPM (in italian) (D. Nappo, M.G. Grassia)

Vol. 19, Number 3
No. 3 (2007) A New Approach to the Measure of Concentration: ABC (Area, Barycentre and Concentration) (G. De Santis)
 Comparison among Sample Selection Strategies: Theoretical Evaluations and an Application to the Monthly Retail Trade Survey Data (R. Gismondi, A. R. Giorgi, T. Pichiorri)
 Definition of Payement Systems for Home Care (in italian) (P. G. Lovaglio , G. Scaccabarozzi)
 Composite Indicators for Finance (M. Marozzi, L. Santamaria)

Vol. 19, Number 2
No. 2 (2007) Estimate of the Provinces Irregular Work Rate: Strategy for Translating Factorial and Discriminant Models from Regions to Provinces (in italian) (Camiz S., Mondauto L.)
 Correcting Bias in Sample Size Estimation (De Martini D.)
 The Geographical Distribution of the Consumption Expenditure in Ecuador: Estimation and Mapping of the Regression Quantiles (Geraci M., Salvati N.)
 CPCABased Algoritm For Ultrametric Constraints Comparison from Clustering Criteria (Scippacercola S.)

Vol. 19, Number 1
No. 1 (2007) Mobility of Graduates for Job Reasons (in italian) (Bacci S., Chiandotto B.)
 A Modified Conjoint Analysis in Order to Evaluate the Teaching Supply of a Degree Course (in italian) (Berni R.)
 Intersection and Union of Confidence Intervals in the Normal Case (Frosini B.V.)
 High School Dropouts: the Impact of Sector Type (in italian) (Lovaglio P.G., Ronzoni G.)

Vol. 19, Number 4
No. 4 (2007) Structural Breaks Versus Long Memory, a Simulation Study Breaks (C. Cappelli, F. Di Iorio)
 Factorial Contiguity Maps to Explore Relational Data Patterns (G. Giordano, M. P. Vitale)
 Modelling Multivariate Volatility Processes Using Temporal Independent Component Analysis (P. Palmitesta, C. Provasi)
 Firms’ Survival and Competitiveness: a Case Study in Tuscany (M. Velucchi , A. Viviani)

Vol. 18 Number 4
No. 4 (2006) Introduction to the Proceedings of the workshop: "Statistics for Banking and Insurance" (M. Montinaro) Market Abuse Detection: a Methodology Based on Financial Time Series (E.Barucci, C.Bianchi, F. Casciari, E. Squillantini) Copulas and Dependence Models in Credit Risk: Diffusions versus Jump (E. Luciano) Stochastic Volatility Models in Investment Choices (C. Corvasce) Banking and Insurance Groups: Tighter Ties Ahead? (R. S. Masera) Model Error Analysis Methods (F. Corielli) Stochastic Mortality in Life Insurance (A. Olivieri, E. Pitacco) Solvency II Project and Risk Capital Modelling for the Underwriting Risk of Property & Casualty Insurers (N. Savelli) On Some of De Finetti’s Unknown and Unsung Contributions to Statistics (E. Regazzini)

Vol. 18, Number 3
No. 3 (2006) Odds Ratio Estimation in the Presence of Complete OR QuasiComplete Separation in Data (Giaimo R., Matranga D., Campisi G.)
 More Rapid Tourism Statistics Using Auxiliary Variables (Gismondi R.)
 Statistical Image Sharpening (Grillenzoni C.)
 Maximum Likelihood Estimation of the Aparch Model with Skew Distributions for the Innovations Process (Palmitesta P., Provasi C.)
 An InterModels Distance for Clustering Utility Functions (Romano E., Lauro C., Giordano G.)
 Some Observations on a Combination of Normality Tests (in italian) (Taroni G.)