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Can Germany be saved? : the malaise of the world's first welfare state / Hans-Werner Sinn.

Author/Creator:
Sinn, Hans-Werner.
Publication:
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 338 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
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Standardized Title:
Ist Deutschland noch zu retten? English
Subjects:
Germany -- Economic conditions -- 1990-.
Labor laws and legislation -- Germany.
Labor market -- Germany.
Foreign trade and employment -- Germany.
Competition, Unfair -- Germany.
Language:
Translated from the German.
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.
Notes:
"Contains extensive updates and added material"--Per publisher on electronic galley.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-334) and index.
ISBN:
9780262195584 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0262195585 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
78070774