The Travails of Unification: East Germany's Economic Transition since 1990
AbstractThe former German Democratic Republic underwent a unique post-communist transition because it was absorbed into the wealthy Federal Republic of Germany and has received massive subsidies. Nonetheless, serious difficulties have persisted, including
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currency conversion; deindustrialization; market economy; transition; Treuhand;
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