Launch of the Social Scoreboard Platform

The Social Scoreboard supports The European Pillar of Social Rights implementation with key indicators tracking major social and employment developments in the EU and the Euro area. It aims to be a tangible, holistic and objective monitoring tool easily accessible and understandable to the citizens.

14th JRC Annual Training on Composite Indicators and Scoreboards & 2016 Annual meeting of Community of Practice.

The training (26-28 September 2016) will offer the lessons learnt from the JRC assessments on more than 100 well-known composite indicators and scoreboards.

European Research Area Progress Report 2016 Published

The newly published European Research Area Progress Report 2016 benchmarks country performance using a set of headline indicators, including the JRC’s ‘Adjusted Research Excellence Index’.

JRC Supports 2017 Global Talent Competitiveness Index

The JRC has been invited for the fourth time to contribute its statistical expertise to the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI), which was launched at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos on January 16th 2017.

News & Events

Launch of the Small Business Act country Fact sheets 2016

28 Nov 2016

The European Semester 2016 Spring Package encouraged EU Member States “to ensure an environment that is conducive to investment and to remove barriers and bottlenecks to investment”.

3rd ENCATC Research Award on Cultural Policy and Cultural Management

15 Jun 2016

ENCATC, the European network on cultural management and policy*, launches the call for applications for the 3rd ENCATC Research Award on Cultural Policy and Cultural Management (the JRC is a member of the Steering Committee of the Award).

Towards meaningful performance budgeting: How to proceed after 60 years of failure?

17 Apr 2016

Why meaningful performance budgeting is hardly successful? What are the limitations of performance measurement? How to make the best of performance budgeting? 
“What’s the use of measuring speed if you don’t go in the right direction”