Unification and the policy predicament in Germany
AbstractWe argue that wages have increased so far ahead of labor productivity in east Germany as to produce a problem that will continue to hound German policy-makers for the next two decades.
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Volume (Year): 13 (1996)
Issue (Month): 4 (October)
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- Hughes Hallett, A & Ma, Y & Melitz, J, 1995. "Unification and the Policy Predicament in Gemany," Papers 01, American Institute for Contemporary German Studies-.
- Hughes Hallett, Andrew & Ma, Yue & Mélitz, Jacques, 1994. "Unification and the Policy Predicament in Germany," CEPR Discussion Papers 956, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
- F15 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Economic Integration
- F20 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - General
- O40 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - General
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