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. By many, these reforms, especially the Hartz reforms on the labor market, are considered to be the root of observed imbalances in the Euro Area. Our simulations within a two-count...

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Main Author: Gadatsch, Niklas
Stähler, Nikolai
Weigert, Benjamin
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: Wiesbaden: Sachverständigenrat zur Begutachtung der Gesamtwirtschaftlichen Entwicklung 01.01.2015
Data of publication: 2015-01-01
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Dewey Decimal Classification: 330
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: OpenAIRE (Open Access)
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