Scientist: Massimo Florio

Massimo Florio profileMassimo Florio is Professor of Public Economics at the Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods at the University of Milan. His main research interests are in applied welfare economics, cost-benefit analysis, industrial and regional policies, infrastructure and growth, privatisation, public enterprise and socio-economic impact of research infrastructures. His books on cost-benefit analysis, infrastructures, and public investment have been published by MIT Press, Oxford University Press, Routledge and others. Florio has led research and evaluation teams for the European Commission, European Parliament, European Investment Bank, OECD, CERN and currently for the Italian Space Agency.

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Massimo Florio: could a ‘European Medicines Infrastructure’ solve market failures in pharmaceutical R&D?

Interview with Massimo Florio (Professor of Public Economics, University of Milan, Italy) about a new European approach to pharmaceutical policy. In response to the Covid-19 crisis, the European Union has increased its commitment to the EU public health agenda. It has strengthened the mandate of both the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Centre ...