Università degli Studi di Palermo (UNIPA)

The University of Palermo (UNIPA), established in 1806, is a consolidated institution of higher education and research. UNIPA attracts about 12,600 first year students for a total number of about 65,000 students. The Observatory of Complex Systems (OCS) is a research group of the Department of Physics of UNIPA and it is specialized in the analysis and modeling of complex systems of economic, physical, and biological origin.

Main tasks in the project:

UNIPA will be involved in the construction of the dataset containing standard economic indicators as well as fine grained economic data. More specifically, UNIPA will give the WP leader the data assets in its possession according to the limitations of the signed licence agreements and help to create a database architecture based on the needs assessment and sourcing strategy. UNIPA will also be involved in the testing of the whole database consistency and functionality. UNIPA also plays a significant role in the development of the agent base model of the financial system.