Prof. Massimo Florio is acknowledged at the European level as a top expert in the field of cost-benefit analysis as well as in the evaluation of EU policies, programmes and projects. He has been involved in several assignments for the European Commission (mainly DG REGIO), the European Parliament, the European Investment Bank, the OECD, the World Bank and other institutions (e.g. CERN, ASI, ESA, etc.). His main research interests are applied welfare economics, cost-benefit analysis, industrial and regional policies, infrastructure and growth, privatisation, public enterprise, and research infrastructures’ socioeconomic impact.
Since its first edition in 2011, he has been the Scientific Director of the Milan Summer School on cost-benefit analysis.
Among his latest publication: is “Investing in Science: Social Cost-Benefit Analysis of Research Infrastructures”, edited by MIT press (2019).
More details on his expertise and publications are available at http://www.massimoflorio.com