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Can Germany Be Saved? The Malaise of the World's First Welfare State

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ISBN-10: 0262195585

ISBN-13: 9780262195584

Edition: 2007

Authors: Hans-Werner Sinn

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What has happened to the German economic miracle? Rebuilding from the rubble and ruin of two world wars, Germany in the second half of the twentieth century recaptured its economic strength. High-quality German-made products ranging from precision tools to automobiles again conquered world markets, and the country experienced stratospheric growth and virtually full employment. Germany (or West Germany, until 1989) returned to its position as the economic powerhouse of Europe and became the world's third-largest economy after the United States and Japan. But in recent years growth has slowed, unemployment has soared, and the economic unification of eastern and western Germany has been…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 6/1/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 356
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

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Preface
Acknowledgments
The First Shall Be Last
How German Workers Lost Their Competitive Edge
Trade-Union Capitalism
Competing against the Welfare State
The Withering East
Taxes and Transfers: The Endless Loop
The Birth Dearth
EU Enlargement, Migration, and the New EU Constitution
Rethinking the Welfare State: A Reform Program
Epilogue: Reason or Experience
Notes
Index