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In today’s increasingly interconnected world, decisions taken in one sector or country can have repercussions in other sectors and regions
In today’s increasingly interconnected world, decisions taken in one sector or country can have repercussions in other sectors and regions
Apr 08 2021
Joint OECD-JRC report helps to support the design of long-term recovery strategies by implementing the UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Publication Year: 
2021
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC124754
Authors: 
ANTÓN José-Ignacio
WINTER-EBMER Rudolf
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Publication Year: 
2021
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC124552
Authors: 
MANFREDI Simone
D'ELIA Eleonora
MANCINI Lucia
WITTMER Dominic
TORRES DE MATOS Cristina
MAURY Thibaut
NITA Viorel
BONOLLO Bianca
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Since May 2020, the EU prohibits selling cigarettes having a ‘characterising flavour’ such as menthol and fruit like flavours
Apr 13 2021

The JRC developed a screening method able to detect banned flavour substances in cigarettes. This will support the implementation of the ban of characterising flavours of tobacco products on EU market.  

Menthol and fruit like flavours added to cigarette tobacco is a very well-known practice of cigarette manufacturers to increase the appeal of tobacco consumption, especially among adolescent first time users.

The figure shows the relationship between exports over GDP and the Quality of Government. The red linear regression line shows a positive relationship between these two variables for the group of the less developed regions (red dots).
Apr 07 2021

The quality of government and institutions is a crucial factor for socio-economic prosperity. A recent JRC analysis by Barbero et al. (2021) using EU regional data shows that the trade performance depends on the quality of government, as described in the European Quality of government index (EQI).

Publication Year: 
2021
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC123977
Authors: 
TRUYENS Jan
NEUMEIER Stefan
KEGLER Philip
KLINKENBERG Martina
ZORIY Miroslav
RICHTER Stephan
AREGBE Yetunde
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Publication Year: 
2021
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC119703
Authors: 
OSMAN Rehab
MAINAR CAUSAPÉ Alfredo
JIMENEZ CALVO Sofia
Publication Year: 
2021
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC123677
Authors: 
BROEK Simon

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