3 edition of economic transformation of East Germany found in the catalog.
economic transformation of East Germany
Includes bibliographical references (p. 37-38).
|Statement||Gerhard Fels and Claus Schnabel.|
|Series||Occasional papers ;, no. 36, Occasional papers (Group of Thirty) ;, no. 36.|
|Contributions||Schnabel, Claus, 1961-|
|LC Classifications||HC290.782 .F45 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||46 p. :|
|Number of Pages||46|
|LC Control Number||92194975|
This article presents empirical evidence about the first stage of the social and economic transformation process of East Germany after political reunification. It shows that, while political and institutional unification may have been achieved in , the social and economic . Looking at Germany as a whole, the region is even more under-represented: a study from found that eastern Germans held just per cent of top jobs in politics, the federal courts, the.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: List of Figures --List of Tables --List of Abbreviations --Series Editors' Preface --The Two Polarised Paths of Systemic Transformation in Hungary and East Germany --Systemic Transformation and Economic Catch-up Development - . Following his graduation from the Freie Universität Berlin in , he undertook a doctoral research project on the economics of systemic transformation and economic development in post-socialist economies which he finalised in at the Institute for German Studies, University of Birmingham.
As Germany celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Federal Republic of Germany--the former West Germany-- leading scholars take stock in this volume of the political, social, and economic progress Germany made as it built a democratic political system and a powerful economy, survived the Cold War, and dealt with the challenges of reunification. How divisions between East and West Germany persist 30 years after reunification Germany’s economic divide Sweeping transformations were rammed through with .
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The transformation of east Germany since unification has wrought vast changes in the economy and in society and left deep scars as the types of social protection offered by the centralised socialism of the previous regime gave way to uncertainties and individualised life : Hardcover. "At the beginning of the s many people thought that the economic problems of East Germany would soon be a thing of the past, that Germany would quickly be unified in economic terms.
It turned out that the process of economic integration has been much more difficult than by: The conclusion has sometimes been that in the political management of the transformation process economic theory has not been helpful.
The reshaping of the East German economy after the political reunification of the country may serve as an example to demonstrate in what respect and to which extent this criticism is by: 2.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fels, Gerhard. Economic transformation of East Germany. Washington, DC: Group of Thirty, (OCoLC) 11 The East German Economy in the Twenty-First Century Michael C. Burda 12 The Social Policy of Uniﬁcation and Its Consequences for the Transformation of the Economy in the New Eastern States Gerhard A.
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1: Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall by. Anna Funder. avg rating — 11, ratings. score: 1, and 17 people voted. Germany - Germany - The East German system: East Germany also had experienced an economic miracle of sorts.
Unlike the other Soviet-style states of eastern Europe, East Germany had been part of an advanced capitalist economy before the war, which. East Germany had a command economy similar to the economic system in the Soviet Union and other Comecon member states (in contrast to the market economies or mixed economies of capitalist states).
The state established production targets and prices and also allocated resources, codifying these decisions in comprehensive plans. Economic unification and beyond. The implementation of Mikhail Gorbachev’s glasnost (political liberalization) and perestroika (economic restructuring) policies in the Soviet Union fueled sentiment in Germany that reunification could become a reality, and the basic steps toward German economic unity were accomplished with astonishing speed.
The unexpected opening of the frontier between East. his book seeks to demonstrate how economic globalization has affected Germany and how well Germany is positioned to capitalize on economic globalization’s gains while minimizing its pains. Economic globalization is not a new phenomenon, but this time it’s different.
Today’s globalization is different in size and scale than previous eras. The Transformation Policy in East Germany – A Partial Success Story However, the economic assessment of the agency’s work has to be significantly more positive. Most importantly, the Treuhandanstalt succeeded in creating a viable industrial core with competitive companies attuned to the free market.
Buyers’ investment and. Jaap Sleifer’s book, Planning Ahead and Falling Behind, points out that the eastern part of Germany was actually richer than the western part prior to World War II.
The entire country’s economy was then destroyed by the war. What happened afterwards, though, shows the difference between socialism and free enterprise. Social and Economic Transformation in East Central Europe: Institutions, Property Relations and Social Interests This book focuses not only on economic and political transformation since the demise of communism in Eastern and Central Europe, but also on the relationships between economic organization, social patterns and institutional.
The East German transition from a Communist state to part of the Federal Republic of Germany abruptly created a new social order as old institutions were abolished and new counterparts imported.
This unique situation provides an exceptional opportunity to examine the central tenets of life course sociology. On a book tour in west Germany a couple of years ago, I often felt that, to those who came along, the east seemed as far away as Beijing.
Facebook Twitter. Since the reunification of East and West Germany inthe old West Germany has transferred a massive $2 trillion (€ trillion) in economic aid in an attempt to help former East Germany.
Downloadable (with restrictions). The paper compares the experience with shock therapies in East Germany, Poland and the CSFR. After an analysis of the individual starting conditions and economic performance since the inception of comprehensive reform programmes it focuses on the specific elements of the East German reform strategy.
It shows that the short-term impact of huge transfers. The economy of Germany is a highly developed social market economy.
It has the largest national economy in Europe, the fourth-largest by nominal GDP in the world, and fifth by GDP (PPP).Inthe country accounted for 28% of the euro area economy according to the IMF. Germany is a founding member of the European Union and the Eurozone.
Diskussionspapiere Discussion Papers Discussion Paper No. 44 Repercussions of Reunification: Patterns and Trends in the Socio-Economic Transformation of East Germany / by. Christoph F. fBuechtemann* and Juergen Schupp** Deutsches Institut für Wirtechaftsforschung, Berlin German Institute for Economic Research, Berlin.
On July 1,the economies of the two German states became was the first time in history that a capitalist and a socialist economy had suddenly become one, and there were no precise guidelines on how it could be done.
Instead, there were a number of problems, of which the most severe were the comparatively poor productivity of the former East German economy and its links to the.
The German economic miracle refers to Germany's rebirth as a global economic power after the devastation of World War II. Additional East marks are likely to be exchanged at a lower rate than 1 to 1 sometime in the future for permitted amounts of currency and for use in investment, to help the East German economy.
(In all economic statistics in this analysis, Berlin is counted in East Germany, even though the city was divided during communism and is not directly comparable to other parts of East Germany.) East-West differences in unemployment rates .