Organisation

Joint Research Centre (European Commission)

Report

Understanding our political nature

The aim of this report is to bring insights from the behavioural sciences, social sciences and humanities to update our picture of human political behaviour. This understanding will then hopefully provide solid foundations to improve policymaking, enabling scientific evidence and reason to contribute to democracy.
Working paper

How computerisation is transforming jobs: evidence from the European Working Conditions Survey

This paper investigates changes in the task content, methods and tools of European jobs from 1995 to 2015. Drawing on the taxonomy of tasks proposed by Bisello and Fernández-Macías (2016), this work tries to better understand whether changes in the average intensity of tasks performance...
Report

DigComp 2.1: the digital competence framework for citizens

The European Digital Competence Framework for Citizens , also known as DigComp, offers a tool to improve citizens’ digital competence. This current version, DigComp 2.1, focuses on expanding the initial proficiency levels and providing examples of use.
Technical report

Level(s) – A common EU framework of core sustainability indicators for office and residential buildings (Part 3)

This document is the companion to parts 1 and 2 of the guidance on how to use Level(s). In part 1 a general introduction to Level(s) is provided, together with in Part 2 an overview of the macro-objectives, performance indicators and the three Levels of...
Policy report

Energy efficiency, the value of buildings and the payment default risk

Energy efficiency delivers energy savings and therefore energy cost savings, as well as direct environmental benefits. Besides, as an indirect effect, it has smaller or larger consequences on other economic values. This report reviews current knowledge about the impact of energy efficiency improvements on the...