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Ostdeutschland heute: Viel erreicht, viel zu tun

  • Joachim Ragnitz


Joachim Ragnitz, ifo Niederlassung Dresden, zieht eine wirtschaftliche Bilanz 20 Jahre nach dem Mauerfall und schlägt einen Zehn-Punkte-Plan für die neuen Länder vor. Seiner Meinung nach solle der Bund über seine eingegangenen Verpflichtungen im Solidarpakt II hinaus Engagement in den neuen Ländern zeigen. Nur mit zusätzlicher, politischer Anstrengung könne man bis zum Jahr 2020 eine Angleichung an das Niveau der finanzschwachen westdeutschen Länder erwarten.

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

Volume (Year): 62 (2009)
Issue (Month): 18 (09)
Pages: 03-13

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Handle: RePEc:ces:ifosdt:v:62:y:2009:i:18:p:03-13
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  1. Hans-Werner Sinn, 2000. "Zehn Jahre deutsche Wiedervereinigung - Ein Kommentar zur Lage der neuen Länder," Ifo Schnelldienst, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 53(26-27), pages 10-22, November.
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  3. Joachim Ragnitz, 2009. "Angleichung der Lebensverhältnisse in Ostdeutschland: Eine regional differenzierte Analyse," ifo Dresden berichtet, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 16(04), pages 28-38, 08.
  4. George A. Akerlof & Andrew K. Rose & Janet L. Yellen & Helga Hessenius, 1991. "East Germany in from the Cold: The Economic Aftermath of Currency Union," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 22(1), pages 1-106.
  5. Michael W.M. Roos, 2003. "Regional price levels in Germany," ERSA conference papers ersa03p511, European Regional Science Association.
  6. Joachim Ragnitz, 2013. "Konvergenz von Wirtschaftsräumen – Eine Illusion?," ifo Dresden berichtet, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 20(01), pages 03-04, 02.
  7. Hans-Werner Sinn, 1995. "Staggering along: wages policy and investment support in East Germany," The Economics of Transition, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, vol. 3(4), pages 403-426, December.
  8. Joachim Ragnitz & Stefan Eichler & Beate Grundig & Harald Lehmann & Carsten Pohl & Lutz Schneider & Helmut Seitz & Marcel Thum, 2007. "Die demographische Entwicklung in Ostdeutschland : Gutachten im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Wirtschaft und Technologie," ifo Dresden Studien, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, number 41, June.
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