Germany's Economic Performance: From Unification to Euroizationby J. Holscher
Pub. Date: 03/06/2007
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
This book provides a comprehensive understanding of Germany's economic performance at the turn of the twenty-first century. The period under observation and analysis stretches from Germany's unification in 1990 over the death of the German Mark to first experiences with the Euro, with particular attention given to East Germany.
Table of ContentsIntroduction; J.Hölscher Keynote Address: The Post-Reunification Economy of Germany - Past, Present and Future; S.F.Frowen Aftermath of the Reunification of Germany: Remarks on the Keynote Address of Stephen F. Frowen; N.Kloten PART 1: MONETARY ISSUES Monetary Policy Transparency: A Comparison between Bundesbank/ECB and the Bank of England; I.Biefang-Frisancho Mariscal & P.Howells Bad for Euroland, Worse for Germany: The ECB's Record; J.Bibow Monetary Targeting by the German Bundesbank; W.W.Heering Comment; K.Soufani PART 2: MACROECONOMIC PERFORMANCE From Initiating to Breaching to Diluting the Stability and Growth Pact; H.Feldmann Wages, Macroeconomic Policies and Germany's Stagnation; E.Hein & A.Truger Comment; W.Schelkle PART 3: STRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENTS Collective Bargaining and Labour Markets; L.Funk Comment; E.Owen Smith PART 4: EAST GERMANY Firm-Specific Determinants of the Productivity Gaps between East and West; J.Stephan East Germany's Economic Transition in Comparative Perspective; M.Kaser PART 5: CONCLUSION Investment Location Germany; N.Walter
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