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Im Osten nichts Neues – Lohnstrukturen knapp 20 Jahre nach dem Mauerfall

  • Robert Orlowski
  • Regina T. Riphahn

Die Frage nach dem Zeitbedarf für die Anpassung der Lohnstrukturen eines ehemaligen sozialistischen Landes an das Niveau eines marktwirtschaftlichen Systems ist von hohem politischen Interesse. In der vorliegenden Studie werden die Lohnstrukturen in Ostdeutschland unter diesem Gesichtspunkt knapp 20 Jahre nach der Wiedervereinigung untersucht. Es zeigt sich, dass bis heute noch keine vollständige Anpassung erkennbar ist.

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Article provided by Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich in its journal ifo Dresden berichtet.

Volume (Year): 16 (2009)
Issue (Month): 03 (06)
Pages: 24-27

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Handle: RePEc:ces:ifodre:v:16:y:2009:i:03:p:24-27
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