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Fair income distribution and beyond GDP

This research topic covers areas such as

  • equitable tax systems
  • efficiency of tax systems and regulatory burden
  • tax evasion and avoidance
  • integration of environmental degradation i.e. pricing and valuing scarce resources
  • demographic effects on economy
  • growth and inequality
  • distributional implications of finances
  • infrastructure finance and investment
  • pension sustainability
  • measurement of resilience

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Antifraud research at the JRC helps to protect the financial interests of the EU, and all of the citizens of the member states.

In the aftermath of the financial and sovereign debt crisis, the need for a better understanding of the fiscal and equity implications of national tax...

JRC scientific and technical support to policies for a more circular EU economy is necessarily based on a lifecycle approach, so that all relevant...

Under different sustainable production and consumption policy strategies of the EU, the JRC provides crucial support by analysing the economic, social...

The JRC helps to estimate the potential growth and output gap with supports the implementation of the Stability and Growth Pact (SGP), which is a...

To provide a wider evidence base that can enhance EU policy aiming to achieve this goal, the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) has embarked on a multi-year cross-national research project to study different aspects of fairness.