Massimo FLORIO, Professor of Public Economics at the Università degli Studi di Milano (Italy)
Massimo Florio is Professor of Public Economics at the Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods at Università degli Studi di Milano. Awarded by the European Commission a Jean Monnet Chair “Ad Personam” of EU Industrial Policy, he has been the scientific coordinator of a Jean Monnet network of six universities. His main research interests are in applied welfare economics, cost-benefit analysis, industrial and regional policies, infrastructure and growth, privatization, public enterprise and socio-economic impact of research infrastructures. He is the author of Investing in Science. Social Cost-Benefit Analysis of Research Infrastructures (The MIT Press) and co-editor of the Routledge Handbook of State-Owned Enterprises with Luc Bernier and Phillipe Bance.