The value of basic research
How can we measure the worth of scientific knowledge? Economic analysts give it a shot. Article by Leah Crane on Simmetry
“[…] Forte’s team was co-led by two economists, academic Massimo Florio, also of the University of Milan, and private business consultant Silvia Vignetti. They answered a 2012 call by the European Investment Bank’s University Sponsorship Program, which provides grants to university research centers, for assistance with this issue. […]”
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