Knowledge, innovation, entrepreneurship: the ingredients of economic development.

Our contribution: careful analysis, global perspective, feasible projects


CSIL experts are authors of a number of articles published at international level on a wide range of issues.

Here below are short descriptions of selected articles produced by CSIL experts and published on International press. They exemplify the topics and the way our team is used to work.


Digital Agenda and Cohesion Policy

Client: EU Parliament, REGI Committee

Year: 2018

Public Private Partnership and Cohesion Policy


Client: European Parliament, REGI Committee

Year: 2017


Bologna: A Sustainable Culture

The essay is available in English, Italian, French and German.

Authors: Gianni Carbonaro, Chiara Pancotti

Journal: European Investment Bank's website

Year: 2019

Should governments fund basic science? Evidence from a willingness-to-pay experiment in five universities

Authors: Gelsomina Catalano, Massimo Florio, Francesco Giffoni

Journal: Journal of Economic Policy Reform

Year: 2018

Le (grandi) infrastrutture di ricerca. Costi pubblici e benefici privati della produzione di conoscenza

Authors: Massimo Florio, Francesco Giffoni

Journal: Etica ed Economia

Year: 2018

Big science, learning, and innovation: evidence from CERN procurement

Authors: Massimo Florio, Francesco Giffoni, Anna Giunta, Emanuela Sirtori

Journal: Industrial and Corporate Change, Oxford Publishing

Year: 2018

How do research intensive systems emerge in less developed areas? The case of mechatronics in the Italian Southern region Apulia

Authors: Stefano Clò, Massimo Florio, Julie Pellegrin, Emanuela Sirtori

Journal: in International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development, 2018

Year: 2018


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