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Can Germany be saved? : the malaise of the world's first welfare state

Author: Hans-Werner Sinn
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2007.
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A prominent economist argues in this German bestseller that Germany can rescue its sluggish economy by transforming its social welfare system and reforming its labor market and tax structure,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hans-Werner Sinn
ISBN: 9780262195584 0262195585 9780262512602 0262512602
OCLC Number: 78070774
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: "Contains extensive updates and added material"--Per publisher on electronic galley.
Description: xvi, 338 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 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.
Other Titles: Ist Deutschland noch zu retten?
Responsibility: Hans-Werner Sinn.
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"For two decades, [Hans-Werner Sinn] has been one of the loudest voices preaching the urgency of structural reform." The Economist

 
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