Past events

  1. 23 Jan 2015
    24 Jan 2015

    This conference aims to provide a forum for presenting and debating current methodological and applied research on the topics of economics, statistics and econometrics of education. It will include invited speakers' lectures, organized thematic sessions, contributed parallel and poster sessions.

    The following invited speakers are confirmed:

    Lihua Yao (Defense Manpower Data Center, USA)Sandra McNally (University of Surrey and CEP, LSE)Philip B. Stark (University of California)
  2. 30 Jun 2014

    On June 30th, the Econometrics and Applied Statistics unit of the Joint Research Centre organises a seminar: "The OECD’s Leaning Tower of PISA: Approach with Caution, Use with Care".

    The presentation will be given by Dr. Leslie Rutkowski and Dr. David Rutkowski of the Indiana University.


  3. 24 Jun 2014
    29 Jun 2014

    From 24th to 27th of June, 2014, the Econometrics and Applied Statistics team of the Joint Research Centre hosts the “Workshop on using PISA, PIAAC, TIMSS & PIRLS, TALIS datasets”.

  4. 10 Feb 2014

    The Centre for Research on Lifelong Learning from the European Commission (CRELL) organized a one-day symposium with the purpose of presenting its research activities geared towards providing solid support to the need of the DG Education and Culture. The event took place in Brussels, Madou Auditorium, on February, 12th 2014. Lead participants to the event include David Wilkinson (Director JRC) and Pierre Mairesse (Director DG EAC).


    For the full event page, the agenda and the presentation slides go to

  5. 2 Dec 2013
    4 Dec 2013

    The seminar investigates the ways in which civic and citizenship education can be improved by examining the existing empirical evidence on the topic, documenting new methodological developments, exploring new research areas and future avenues for evidence-based policies and practices.

  6. 7 Jul 2013
    20 Jul 2013

    The JRC supports the 6th International Summer School on Measurement Science in Chemistry, held at the University Claude Bernard from 7 until 20 July. The Summer School is run by a consortium of 9 universities (one from Belgium, Estonia, Finland, Portugal and Slovenia, and three from Poland).

  7. 20 Jun 2011
    21 Jun 2011

    Together with the European Commission's DG Education and Culture and the European Expert Network on Economics of Education (EENEE), the Center for Research in Lifelong Learning (CRELL) of the JRC is organising the International Conference “Catch the Train: Skills, Education and Jobs" conference, at Tour Madou, Brussels (BE), on Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st June 2011.