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  1. Farming in the EU

    The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), representing the second largest share of the EU budget, is an evolving policy area. In the two last decades, support to farmers evolved from price support towards direct payment decoupled from production. Further refo ...

    30 April 2014

  2. Sustainable Product Policy

    The JRC supports the implementation of European sustainable product policies such as EU Ecolabel, Green Public Procurement, Eco-design of Energy-Related Products (ErP),and Energy Label. Its main tasks are: providing all technical, economic and environment ...

    30 April 2014

  3. Science and Technology Studies

    As the EU relies on science, technology and innovation to secure its present and develop its future, reflecting on and anticipating societal impacts arising from current narratives embodied in EU policy is essential to ensure trust among citizens. Preside ...

    20 April 2015

  4. Energy- Transparency Centre of Knowledge (E-TRACK)

    The 'Energy- Transparency Centre of Knowledge' (E-TRACK) is a joint initiative agreed between the Directorate General for Energy (DG ENER) and the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission for the promotion of public participation i ...

    05 May 2015

  5. The 2011 Civic Competence Composite Indicator

    JRC Scientific and Technical Research Report addressing the development of a new composite indicator on civic competence, the Civic Competence Composite Indicator 2 (CCCI-2). It comprises four dimensions: ‘Participatory Attitudes’, ‘Citizenship Values’, ‘ ...

    30 April 2014

  6. A note on the impact evaluation of public policies: The counterfactual analysis

    JRC Scientific and Technical Research Report describing the policy evaluation framework and the different counterfactual analysis evaluation strategies: propensity score matching, regression discontinuity design, differences-in-differences and instrumenta ...

    30 April 2014

  7. Composite Indicators of Research Excellence

    JRC Scientific and Technical Research Report exploring the possibility to develop a composite indicator of research excellence in Europe, in coherence with the orientations of the EU 2020 strategy and the Innovation Union initiative. Three alternative con ...

    30 April 2014

  8. On concepts and methods in horizon scanning: lessons from initiating policy dialogues on emerging issues

    Article analysing the use of different horizon scanning approaches and methods as applied in the SESTI project. To better prepare policy and decision makers in today’s complex and inter-dependent environments, FTA methods can play a significant role in en ...

    30 April 2014

  9. Challenges in transnational research programming: the role of NETWATCH

    JRC Scientific and Technical Research Report exploring the current use and future potential of NETWATCH and other related platforms in guiding and monitoring transnational R&I programming, towards increased societal impact and competitiveness. For Eur ...

    30 April 2014

  10. La componente ambiental en la PAC

    JRC article describing the evolution of the agri-environmental policy in the European Union. In this chapter is described the evolution of the agri-environmental policy in the European Union. In particular the main measures applied in each member state ar ...

    30 April 2014

  11. Rental market regulations for agricultural land in EU Member states and candidate countries

    Article describing the regulations governing the rental markets for agricultural land in selected EU Member States and candidate countries. In this paper, we describe the regulations governing the rental markets for agricultural land in selected EU member ...

    30 April 2014

  12. Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF)- Opinion by written procedure- Review of scientific advice for 2013- part I- Advice on stocks in the Baltic Sea (STECF-OWP-12-04).

    JRC Scientifical and Technical Research Report, providing the scientific advice on the stocks and fisheries in the Baltic Sea in 2013. The scientific advice on the stocks and fisheries in the Baltic Sea in 2013 evaluated and endorsed by the Scientific, Te ...

    30 April 2014

  13. International Reference Life Cycle Data System (ILCD) Data Network- Management of UUID and version number of data sets

    JRC Scientific and Technical Research Report providing the technical provisions for assigning and managing Universally Unique Identifiers (UUID) and version numbers of International Reference Life Cycle Data System (ILCD)-formatted data sets, as well as s ...

    30 April 2014

  14. 39th Plenary meeting report of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-12-01)

    JRC Scientific and Technical Research Report comprising assessments of STECF Expert Working Group reports and additional requests submitted to the STECF by the Commission. Topics dealt with ranged from fisheries economics to management plan evaluation iss ...

    30 April 2014

  15. Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF)- North Sea and Kattegat scoping for mixed fisheries (STECF-12-04)

    JRC Scientific and Technical Research Report, providing an evaluation of status of stocks and fisheries in the North Sea and Kattegat. This document forms a report of work in progress of STECF EWG 12-02 which met in Rostock, Germany to provide an evaluati ...

    30 April 2014

  16. Engineered Nanomaterials: Hazard, Exposure and Safety Assessment- Regulation and Legislation

    Article summarising the legislation applicable to nanomaterials in the US and in Europe. This book chapter summarises the legislation applicable to nanomaterial in the US and in Europe SOKULL-KLUETTGEN Birgit GWINN Maureen R. 2012 Articles in books Instit ...

    30 April 2014

  17. Programme of pre-accession assistance "Improving Chemical and Ionising Radiation Metrology" in Turkey- Fourth Interim Report

    JRC Scientific and Technical Research Report providing  an overview on progress of the project Europe and Metrology in Turkey (EMIT). The aim of the project is to contribute to the better functioning of the EU-Turkey Customs Union Agreement. The report re ...

    30 April 2014

  18. Counterfactual impact evaluation of EU rural development programmes- Propensity Score Matching methodology applied to selected EU Member States. Volume 1: A micro-level approach

    JRC Scientific and Technical Research Report analysing the impact of EU rural develpoment programmes on rural regions, focusing in this case on a micro-level approach. The main objective of this study is to show how various direct and indirect effects (e. ...

    30 April 2014

  19. Counterfactual impact evaluation of EU rural development programmes- Propensity Score Matching methodology applied to selected EU Member States. Volume 2: A regional approach

    JRC Scientific and Technical Research Report analysing the impact of EU rural develpoment programmes on rural regions, focusing in this case on a regional approach. The basic objective of this study is to analyze the impact of EU RD programmes on rural re ...

    30 April 2014

  20. Impact analysis of the Joint Research Centre and its direct actions under the EU Research Framework Programmes- Final report

    This report presents an impact analysis of JRC's direct research actions, in line with the Commission's principles to focus on EU added value, impacts and results outlined in the 2010 budget review. The report has been prepared with a Steering G ...

    30 April 2014

  21. Interim Evaluation Seventh Framework Programme of the European Community (2007-2013) Direct actions of the Joint Research Centre

    This report presents the interim evaluation of the direct actions by the Joint Research Centre under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) of the European Community (EC) for research, technological development and demonstration activities (2007 to 2013). ...

    30 April 2014

  22. Science at the core of eco-industry- some JRC examples

    JRC's scientific and technical support to policy-making is directly relevant to eco-industries. This industry sector focuses on measuring, preventing, limiting or correcting environmental damage to water, air, soil and ecosystems, and works with rene ...

    30 April 2014

  23. JRC Strategy 2010-2020: Summary

    The JRC strategy for the period 2010-2020 envisages reinforced scientific support to EU policy-making. (July 2010) 2010 Brochures policy jrc_strategy_2010_short_en.pdf ...

    30 April 2014

  24. Risk Management and Agricultural Insurance Schemes in Europe

    Agricultural producers face a series of risks affecting the income and welfare of their households. These are mainly production risks related to weather conditions, pests and diseases, market conditions, liberalization policies, climate change, etc. In re ...

    30 April 2014

  25. Possible Effects on EU Land Markets of New CAP Direct Payments

    Direct payments (DP) in the EU-27 were introduced as the central element of the 2003 CAP reform and are implemented in different models. The 2013 CAP reform will change both the implementation of the DP and their budget. This study assesses the possible e ...

    30 April 2014