Our expertises

Socio-economic impact studies

Our convictions on evaluation

We are convinced that:

To ensure the efficiency of projects and public policies, evaluation is necessary at every step:

Evaluation is a “deliberation on what value is made of” (Patrick Viveret, Vivre à la Bonne Heure, 2014).

An overview of evaluation methodologies


A variety of methodologies can be leveraged to evaluate projects and public policies according to their specificities.

Socio-economic impact studies:

Public policy evaluation and the causal effect: 

Impact monitoring:

Economic contribution analysis:

Socio-economic impact studies

Proficient in all four evaluation methods, CITIZING’s expertise lies in socio-economic impact studies.

CITIZING’s know-how in measuring and monetizing impacts stems from a highly innovative process, combining academic and operational skills. 

Why study your socio-economic impact?

Who are socio-economic impact studies for?

The method

Socio-economic impact studies measure and monetize the economic, social, environmental and financial costs and benefits, for all stakeholders, of a project or public policy over its lifetime.

By translating the costs and benefits into a monetary unit, socio-economic evaluation allows the following indicators to be derived:

Reference values, academic article extrapolation and contingent valuation studies can all be used to translate the costs and benefits into monetary terms.

Some examples of costs and benefits monetized by CITIZING