Why German Labour Market Reform Has Begun

6 Pages Posted: 16 Oct 2005

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Michael Neugart

Technical University of Darmstadt


The current German government, against the odds, has managed to introduce a number of labour market reforms previously seen as impossible. The reforms are briefly outlined, and the author, drawing on a number of theoretical approaches, suggests a number of reasons why these reforms have happened when they did.

Suggested Citation

Neugart, Michael, Why German Labour Market Reform Has Begun. Economic Affairs, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 11-16, September 2005, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=800837

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