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Impact Assessment for Culture-Based Regeneration Projects: A Methodological Proposal of Ex-post Co-evaluation

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The emergence and diffusion of social impact measurement for assessing culture-led regeneration projects underline the need for suitable approaches and tools to support public institutions and local administrations to guide their implementations. The paper introduces a methodological proposal for social impact assessment, structured and tested within the framework of the research agreement between the Directorate-General for Contemporary Creativity (DGCC) of the Italian Ministry of Culture (MiC) and the IUAV University of Venice, with the purpose to evaluate the impacts generated by the projects implemented in Italy through the public calls “Creative Living Lab” and “PrendiParte”, initiatives born in 2018 to finance and support urban regeneration projects through cultural and creative activities.

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    The research group, coordinated by prof. Ezio Micelli, is composed by dr. Elena Ostanel, dr. Francesco Campagnari and arch. Alessia Mangialardo of the IUAV, by prof. Maria Cerreta and arch. Stefano Cuntò, Ludovica La Rocca, Chiara Mazzarella, Eugenio Muccio, Stefania Regalbuto and Sabrina Sacco of the University of Naples Federico II.

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Cerreta, M., La Rocca, L., Micelli, E. (2022). Impact Assessment for Culture-Based Regeneration Projects: A Methodological Proposal of Ex-post Co-evaluation. In: Calabrò, F., Della Spina, L., Piñeira Mantiñán, M.J. (eds) New Metropolitan Perspectives. NMP 2022. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 482. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-06825-6_47

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