El Competition Policy International (CPI) realizará un curso virtual de Introducción a la aplicación de la estadística en casos de antitrust («An Introduction to Statistics in Antitrust Litigation«). El curso estará a cargo del profesor Michael Salinger (Boston University) a través de la «Plataforma de Educacición Global» del CPI.
«This course provides an introduction to the use of expert statistical presentation in antitrust litigation. It will focus on how to use statistical analysis in litigation to organize data and ultimately establish a fact or set of facts. Professor Salinger will demystify esoteric statistical concepts that are crucial to understanding statistical
evidence. Professor Salinger also will address how to prepare and present expert statistical testimony more effectively in court.In this course, you’ll learn:* What can (and cannot) be learned from data analysis* How to work with mathematical models* Techniques for organizing data: distribution and densitiesProfessor Salinger’s course has significant professional and practical content for attorneys practicing in the antitrust and competition policy arenas, both domestically and abroad. While the principles covered will be general, the course will be organized around two examples from antitrust: market definition and the effect of a
Session 1: The Objective of Statistics – Wednesday, January 21, 2009 at 12 pm E.S.T.Topics: What can (and cannot) be learned from data analysis, Nature of mathematical modeling, Organizing data: Distributions and Densities