Corrado Gini (23 May 1884 – 13 March 1965) was an Italian statistician, demographer and sociologist who developed the Gini coefficient, a measure of the income inequality in a society.

Gini was a proponent of organicism and applied it to nations. ==Career== Gini was born on May 23, 1884, in Motta di Livenza, near Treviso, into an old landed family.

In particular, it presents evidence that the tendency to produce one or the other sex of child is, to some extent, heritable. In 1910, he acceded to the Chair of Statistics in the University of Cagliari and then at Padua in 1913. He founded the statistical journal Metron in 1920, directing it until his death; it only accepted articles with practical applications. He became a professor at the Sapienza University of Rome in 1925.

In particular, it presents evidence that the tendency to produce one or the other sex of child is, to some extent, heritable. In 1910, he acceded to the Chair of Statistics in the University of Cagliari and then at Padua in 1913. He founded the statistical journal Metron in 1920, directing it until his death; it only accepted articles with practical applications. He became a professor at the Sapienza University of Rome in 1925.

In particular, it presents evidence that the tendency to produce one or the other sex of child is, to some extent, heritable. In 1910, he acceded to the Chair of Statistics in the University of Cagliari and then at Padua in 1913. He founded the statistical journal Metron in 1920, directing it until his death; it only accepted articles with practical applications. He became a professor at the Sapienza University of Rome in 1925.

He also set up the School of Statistics in 1928, and, in 1936, the Faculty of Statistical, Demographic and Actuarial Sciences. ==Under fascism== In 1926, he was appointed President of the Central Institute of Statistics in Rome.

He resigned from his position within the institute in 1932. In 1927 he published a treatise entitled The Scientific Basis of Fascism. In 1929, Gini founded the Italian Committee for the Study of Population Problems (Comitato italiano per lo studio dei problemi della popolazione) which, two years later, organised the first Population Congress in Rome. A eugenicist apart from being a demographer, Gini led an expedition to survey Polish populations, among them the Karaites.

He also set up the School of Statistics in 1928, and, in 1936, the Faculty of Statistical, Demographic and Actuarial Sciences. ==Under fascism== In 1926, he was appointed President of the Central Institute of Statistics in Rome.

He resigned from his position within the institute in 1932. In 1927 he published a treatise entitled The Scientific Basis of Fascism. In 1929, Gini founded the Italian Committee for the Study of Population Problems (Comitato italiano per lo studio dei problemi della popolazione) which, two years later, organised the first Population Congress in Rome. A eugenicist apart from being a demographer, Gini led an expedition to survey Polish populations, among them the Karaites.

He resigned from his position within the institute in 1932. In 1927 he published a treatise entitled The Scientific Basis of Fascism. In 1929, Gini founded the Italian Committee for the Study of Population Problems (Comitato italiano per lo studio dei problemi della popolazione) which, two years later, organised the first Population Congress in Rome. A eugenicist apart from being a demographer, Gini led an expedition to survey Polish populations, among them the Karaites.

He also set up the School of Statistics in 1928, and, in 1936, the Faculty of Statistical, Demographic and Actuarial Sciences. ==Under fascism== In 1926, he was appointed President of the Central Institute of Statistics in Rome.

The party existed up to 1948 but had little success and its aims were not supported by the United States. ==Organicism and nations== Gini was a proponent of organicism and saw nations as organic in nature.

Corrado Gini (23 May 1884 – 13 March 1965) was an Italian statistician, demographer and sociologist who developed the Gini coefficient, a measure of the income inequality in a society.

Vol.2: Transvariazione (1960) ==References== ==External links== Biography Of Corrado Gini at the Metron, the statistics journal he founded. Paper on "Corrado Gini and Italian Statistics under Fascism" by Giovanni Favero June 2002 A.

Giorgi "Early Gini’s Contributions to Inequality Measurement and Statistical Inference." JEHPS mars 2005 Another photograph 1884 births 1965 deaths People from Motta di Livenza Italian sociologists Italian eugenicists Italian fascists Italian statisticians University of Bologna alumni Sapienza University of Rome faculty University of Cagliari faculty Fellows of the Econometric Society

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