Skip to main content
EU Science Hub

Economy, finance & markets

Related news

Related events

Scientific tools

Global Human Settlement Layer Scientific Tool

The Global Human Settlement Layer (GHSL) project aims to produce and analyse global built-up surface, population density and human settlement thematic maps to understand human presence on Planet Earth.

Urban Data Platform

The Urban Data Platform is a joint initiative of the DG JRC and DG Regional and Urban Policy. It provides an access point to exchange information on...

Laboratories and facilities

Networks and bureaus

  • research body

European IPPC Bureau

The European IPPC Bureau was set up in 1997 to organise an information exchange between the European Commission, EU Member States, industry and environmental non-governmental organisations on Best Available Techniques (BAT) used to control industrial pollution.

  • research body

European Product Bureau

The consumption and production of products is responsible for a large number of environmental problems, ranging from pollution to air, water and soil to increased resource consumption and also negative health impacts.

Activities on this topic

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

Crisis management research at the JRC includes the development of crisis management technologies, satellite image processing and analysis and internet...

JRC is investigating how the on-going digital revolution and Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) are affecting the economy and what are...

The JRC's research in the area of Energy sector economic analysis supports the EU's Sustainable Development Strategy, and includes impact analysis...

The JRC supports policymaking by developing research and analyses on a range of financial issues.

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...

Quantitative evidence is needed on a regular basis in order to monitor progress and impact of ICT-related innovation. The JRC undertakes such mapping...

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.