Calculating the Social Impact of Culture. A SROI Application in a Museum

  • Federica ViganóEmail author
  • Giovanni Lombardo
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 919)


The paper presents an application of the SROI method to the case of culture and the social impacts of cultural institutions. The methodology is based on qualitative and quantitative evaluations and develops measurement proxies that refer back to financial measures, allowing to calculate the return in euros of a cultural investment.


Social impact Culture Social Return On Investment 



The activity presented in the paper has been developed in close collaboration with the staff of MUS.E in Florence, with which the researchers are in debt.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of EducationFree University of BolzanoBrixen-BressanoneItaly
  2. 2.Management and Business Engineering DepartmentUniversity of GenoaGenoaItaly

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