LHC upgrade brings benefits beyond physics
A recent analysis of the cost and benefits of the high-luminosity LHC reveals a quantifiable return to society in terms of scientific, economic and cultural value.
Should governments fund basic science?
...Evidence from a willingness-to-pay experiment in five universities. Massimo Florio, Francesco Giffoni and Gelsomina Catalano. Journal of Economic Policy Reform
Experiential learning in high energy physics: a survey of students at the LHC
Tiziano Camporesi, Gelsomina Catalano, Massimo Florio and Francesco Giffoni. European Journal of Physics, Volume 38, Number 2
Forecasting the socio-economic impact of the Large Hadron Collider...
...A cost–benefit analysis to 2025 and beyond. Massimo Florio, Stefano Forte and Emanuela Sirtori. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Volume 112, 38-53
Social benefits and costs of large scale research infrastructures
Massimo Florio and Emanuela Sirtori. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Volume 112, 65-78
Shadow Wages for the EU Regions
Chiara Del Bo, Carlo Fiorio and Massimo Florio. Fiscal Studies, Volume32, Special Issue on Cost‐Benefit Analysis, 109-143