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World Furniture Outlook Seminar 2015

14th edition organized by CSIL, Centre for Industrial Studies

The workshop will be held during the 54th Milan International Furniture Fairs I SALONI on April 15, 2015 (h 11.00 - 13.00) at the Fiera Milano Rho Congress Centre, Meeting Room AQUARIUS

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CSIL activities

Summer School

CSIL together with the University of Milan organised the fourth edition of the Milan Summer School on: Cost-Benefit Analysis of Investment projects. The new Programming Period 2014-2020.
September 9-12, 2014
For more information: Summer School 2014

Cost/Benefit Analysis in the Research, Development and Innovation Sector

The European Investment Bank Institute (EIB Institute) recently has awarded CSIL a research grant as partner in a consortium led by the Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods (DEMM) of the University of Milan, and including the Departments of Physics of the University of Milan. The research topic is the Cost/Benefit Analysis in the Research, Development and Innovation Sector (for further details see

Update of the Guide to Cost Benefit Analysis of EU Investment Projects

CSIL experts are currently updating the Guide to Cost Benefit Analysis of EU Investment Projects, on behalf of the European Commission, Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy.


CSIL experts authored the new Guide to Cost-Benefit Analysis of Investment Projects

The updated Guide to Cost-Benefit Analysis of Investment Projects for Cohesion Policy 2014-2020 is now available on INFOREGIO website. The Guide has been prepared by the Commission with the support of CSIL experts and JASPER. 


CSIL trainig on railway investments, 15-17 October in Warsaw

CSIL has organized a seminar on cost-benefit analysis of railway investments for PKP POLSKIE LINIE KOLEJOWE S.A. It focused on the rail investment sector, while discussing the new orientations of the Cohesion Policy 2014-2020.


CSIL expands its offer of services to firms through a commercial partnership with ARCHE’

CSIL thanks to its cooperation with ARCHE’ can now offer its clients assistance in the areas of mergers & acquisitions; appraisals of businesses, assets and corporations; business reorganisation processes; fund raising projects



World Furniture Outlook Seminar 2015

CSIL experts will introduce their forecasts concerning the furniture sector worldwide and will comment on the main factors affecting production, consumption and world trade of furniture on a global scale

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Forecasts for the Furniture and furnishings Markets in 2015

CSIL experts illustrated the main results of latest analysis and forecsts for the global furniture scenario as well as prospects and opportunities on the most promising furniture markets in Africa more info


A new publication Applied Welfare Economics: Cost-Benefit Analysis of Projects and Policies authored by Massimo Florio and published by Routledge is now available at for purchase.
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