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Competence Centre on Foresight

We foster a strategic, future-oriented and anticipatory culture in the EU policymaking process.


Models relevant to diversifying inequalities used by the EC


EUROMOD – Microsimulation; models direct taxes and benefits applied to all household revenues sources, including wages, self-employment income, pensions and unemployment benefits.

QUEST – macro-economic -model to analyse and understand the state of the EU economy.

GEM-E3 – macro-economic tool for modelling Energy, Climate and Air Quality policies.

Smart Specialisation Platform – regional assessment of the incorporation of the smart specialisation concept and methodology in research and innovation strategies (RIS3).

RHOMOLO – policy impact assessment – growth policies, cohesion policies, structural reforms, etc.