Can Gerhard Schroeder Do it? Prospects for Fundamental Reform of the German Economy and a Return to High Employment
53 Pages Posted: 13 Apr 2004
Date Written: March 2004
The year 2003 has witnessed several major reform policy initiatives in Germany intended to contribute to a solution to Germany's high unemployment problem and to improve the long-run sustainability of its social welfare policies. These economic reforms are discussed within a larger macroeconomic context.
Keywords: labor market reform, social policy reform, unemployment
JEL Classification: J68, E65, O52
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