The seminar will provide an introduction to the theory of Sensitivity Auditing, present the main implementation steps and provide some examples of applications useful for developing models for supporting economic analysis and management.
Short Bio: Andrea Saltelli has worked on physical chemistry, environmental sciences, applied statistics, impact assessment and science for policy. His main disciplinary focus is on sensitivity analysis and sensitivity auditing of models output and the entire evidence-generating process in a policy context. Till February 2015 he led the Econometric and Applied Statistics Unit of the European Commission at the Joint Research Centre in Ispra (I), developing econometric and statistic applications, mostly in support to the services of the European Commission, in fields such as lifelong learning, inequality, employment, competitiveness and innovation. He participated to the training of European Commission staff on impact assessment. At present he is in at the European Centre for Governance in Complexity, a joint undertaking of the Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities (SVT) - University of Bergen (UIB), and of the Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals (ICTA) -Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB). The ECGC is located in the UAB campus in Barcelona.