Research insights from socio-economic sciences and humanities
This publication compiles a set of short policy papers developed by the EU-funded project SCOOP (2009-2012), aimed at strengthening the links between research and policy making in Europe. The collected papers summarise the findings of EU-funded research projects in the field of social sciences, formulating research results in a way that targets policy makers, civil society organisations, business and the media. Presented in reverse chronological order, the papers address key challenges regarding the social, economic, political and cultural make-up of Europe. The subjects covered are: Growth,... employment and competitiveness in a knowledge society; Combining economic, social and environmental objectives in a European perspective; Major trends in society and their implications; Europe in the world; The citizen in the European Union; Socio-economic and scientific indicators: Foresight; Strategic activities.