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Adjusting Badly: The German Welfare State, Structural Change, and the Open Economy

Germany was comparatively successful in weathering the macroeconomic crises of the 1970s and early 1980s, and its industrial sector remained highly competitive throughout. Nevertheless, unemployment has been high and is still rising. The impact of unification is only a part of the explanation.... Full description

1st Person: Manow, Philip
Additional Persons: Seils, Eric
Source: in: Welfare and Work in the Open Economy, Vol. II: Diverse Responses to Common Challenges (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000), p. 264-307
Type of Publication: Article
Published: 2000
Keywords: Bismarckian welfare state > competitiveness > Germany > labour relations > macroeconomic crises > non‐wage labour costs > private services > social security contributions > unemployment > unification
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