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  1. Economic and Monetary Union

    Deepening the Economic and Monetary Union after the onset of the global financial crisis in 2008 remains one of the European Commission's key priorities. The JRC's scientific approach contributes to achieving this goal. Indeed, with its modellin ...

    30 April 2014

  2. Financial markets regulation

    The JRC provides statistical analyses, computation tools, and modelling support to the Commission services in charge of financial markets regulation, taxation, and competition policies. The JRC competences on statistics, econometrics, and financial market ...

    19 January 2015

  3. Financial and economic analysis

    The economic and financial crisis has revealed a number of weaknesses in the economic governance of the EU's economic and monetary union. To ensure the economic wellbeing of the citizens of the EU, the European Commission has among its key priorities ...

    30 April 2014

  4. Macroeconomic analysis for monitoring EU economic stance

    The JRC supports the Commission’s Directorate-General (DG) for Economic and Financial Affairs in the development, estimation and simulation of QUEST III, the dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model used by the Commission to analyse the status of the ...

    19 January 2015

  5. Monitoring fiscal imbalances

    The Stability and Growth Pact (SGP) is a rule-based framework for the coordination of national fiscal policies in the economic and monetary union (EMU). It was established to safeguard sound public finances, an important requirement for EMU to function pr ...

    19 January 2015

  6. Regional economic analysis and modelling

    EU regional policy is a broad investment policy in key strategic policy areas. It supports job creation, competitiveness, economic growth, improved quality of life and sustainable development. These investments support the delivery of the Europe 2020 stra ...

    11 March 2015

  7. Scientific support for financial stability

    Since the beginning of the financial crisis the European Commission has made several propositions to help tackle two pressing challenges: the need to simultaneously restore financial stability and boost economic growth. The JRC develops scientific models ...

    30 April 2014

  8. Statistical Techniques and Participatory Approaches for the Compilation of the European Internal Market Index 1992-2001

    Abstract not available TARANTOLA Stefano SAISANA M. SALTELLI Andrea SCHMIEDEL Frank LEAPMAN Nicholas 2002 EUR- Scientific and Technical Research Reports Joint Research Centre Corporate Activities Economic and Monetary Union Innovation and growth financial ...

    30 April 2014

  9. QUEST III: An Estimated Open-Economy DSGE Model of the Euro Area with Fiscal and Monetary Policy

    This paper develops a DSGE model for an open economy and estimates it on euro area data using Bayesian estimation techniques. The model features nominal and real frictions, as well as financial frictions in the form of liquidity constrained households. Th ...

    30 April 2014

  10. R&D and Productivity: Testing Sectoral Peculiarities Using Micro Data

    The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between a firm's R&D activities and its productivity using a unique micro data panel dataset and looking at sectoral peculiarities which may emerge; more specifically, we used an unbalanced ...

    30 April 2014

  11. Wages and prices in Europe before and after the onset of the Monetary Union

    This paper investigates possible structural changes induced by the Euro on the relations amongwages, prices and unemployment for the five major European economies. The dynamic adjustment and the level relations are found to be different across subperiods ...

    30 April 2014

  12. QUEST III: An Estimated Open-Economy DSGE Model of the Euro Area with Fiscal and Monetary Policy

    This paper develops a DSGE model for an open economy and estimates it on euro area data using Bayesian estimation techniques. The model features nominal and real frictions, as well as financial frictions in the form of liquidity constrained households. Th ...

    30 April 2014

  13. Does capacity utilisation help estimating the TFP cycle?

    In the production function approach, accurate output gap assessment requires a careful evaluation of the TFP cycle. In this paper we propose a bivariate model that links TFP to capacity utilization and we show that this model improves the TFP trend-cycle ...

    30 April 2014

  14. Modelling the EU Cohesion Policies in RHOMOLO: An Example of Direct Investment Support

    The present paper presents a conceptual approach for modelling the EU Cohesion Policies (ECP) in a dynamic spatial computable general equilibrium framework such as RHOMOLO at a regional level. First, we discuss the ECP sub-programmes and analyse their mod ...

    30 April 2014

  15. Price Effects of Changing Quantities Supplied at the Integrated European Fish Market

    Abstract. As opposed to earlier studies, this analysis on the effect on fish prices of changing quantities supplied from EU fish stocks is European-wide, taking international markets integration into account. The average own-price flexibilities for fresh ...

    30 April 2014

  16. Fertilizer markets and their interplay with commodity and food prices

    This study analyses the drivers behind the recent price evolution of fertilizers and their interplay with energy and food commodity market prices. First, evidence of speculative behaviour on fertilizer markets is found. However, speculation on derivative ...

    30 April 2014

  17. Modelling the EU Cohesion Policy: An example of TEN-T Infrastructure Investment Simulations with RHOMOLO

    Using the RHOMOLO model, the present paper presents first simulation results of analysing the potential impacts of TEN-T projects in five EU Member States: the Czech Republic, Hungary, Germany, Poland and Slovakia for the programming period of ECP (2007-2 ...

    30 April 2014

  18. Issues on clustering and data gridding

    This contribution addresses clustering issues in presence of densely populated data points with high degree of overlapping. In order to avoid the disturbing effects of high dense areas we suggest a technique that selects a point in each cell of a grid def ...

    30 April 2014

  19. Job Creation Effects of R&D Expenditures: Are High-tech Sectors the Key?- IPTS WORKING PAPER on CORPORATE R&D AND INNOVATION- Nr. 10/2011

    In this paper we assess the job creation effect of R&D expenditures, using a unique longitudinal database of 677 European companies over the period 1990-2008. We estimate a dynamic labour demand specification using a Least Squares Dummy Variable Corre ...

    30 April 2014

  20. Changes in the Fiscal Stance and the Composition of Public Spending

    We consider the impact of both cyclical and structural changes in the fiscal stance on public spending composition for a panel of EU countries, including individual components of public investment. We find that both cyclically-induced and structural chang ...

    30 April 2014

  21. Foreign Ownership and Corporate Performance: The Czech Republic at EU Entry

    Does foreign ownership improve corporate performance, or do foreign firms merely select more productive targets for takeover? Do workers benefit from foreign acquisitions? We answer these questions by comparing the before/after change in several performan ...

    30 April 2014

  22. Non-Compensatory/Non-Linear Composite Indicators for Ranking Countries: A Defensible Setting

    Composite indicators (or indexes) are very common in economic and business statistics for benchmarking the mutual and relative progress of countries in a variety of policy domains such as industrial competitiveness, sustainable development, globalisation ...

    30 April 2014

  23. Global Sensitivity Analysis: The Primer

    In the field of modelling it is easier to find academic papers, guidelines tailored to specific disciplines and handbooks of numerical simulation rather than plain textbooks of broad appeal. The various academic communities go about modelling largely inde ...

    30 April 2014

  24. Indicators for European Union Policies. Business as usual?

    This paper looks at the role of statistics-based knowledge in the making of EU policy. We highlight shortcomings in the use of statistical indicators made in the course of the Lisbon strategy, ended in 2010. In our opinion the shortcomings are:- The parad ...

    30 April 2014

  25. Analysing currency risk premia in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia

    The paper estimates currency risk premia for the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. Three different approaches are applied: a constant premium approach based on rational expectations, while time-varying premia are estimated with a method using ...

    30 April 2014