German Labor Market and Fiscal Reforms 1999 to 2008: Can They be Blamed for Intra-Euro Area Imbalances?

In this paper, we assess the impact of major German structural reforms from 1999 to 2008 on key macroeconomic variables within a two-country monetary union DSGE model. By many, these reforms, especially the Hartz reforms on the labor market, are considered to be the root of thereafter observed imbal...

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Volume: F01-V2
Main Author: Gadatsch, Niklas
Stähler, Nikolai
Weigert, Benjamin
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: ZBW - Deutsche Zentralbibliothek für Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Leibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft 2015
published in: Beiträge zur Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik 2015: Ökonomische Entwicklung - Theorie und Politik - Session: Macro labor Vol. F01-V2
Data of publication: 2015
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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