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Innovation, education and more competition in the domestic market would help Germany emerge from the economic crisis with a stronger and more balanced economy.
Economic forecasts for GDP, unemployment, inflation and fiscal balance.
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External links to: recent economic data; current interest rates and exchange rates; latest macroeconomic reports; current outlook and projections; government budget information; speeches; relevant sites.
Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.
This working paper uses a variety of empirical methods to examine the apparent differences in monetary policy stances as between the United States and other G7 economies.
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This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2008 priorities for Germany.
This working paper suggests that establishing stronger vertical separation between network access provision and potentially competitive services will be the main challenge for Germany going forward.
The aim of the recent healthcare reform was to increase the sustainability of healthcare finances, by reducing its negative impact on employment and increasing cost-effectiveness via enhanced competition, as discussed in this working paper.
This working paper suggests that while student achievement is above the OECD average in science and at the OECD average in reading and math according to the 2006 PISA study, weaker students tend to do badly by international comparison.
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Nach einer längeren Phase der Stagnation hat Deutschland eine kräftige Erholung erlebt. Die Unternehmens- und Staatsfinanzen sind robust, so dass ein solides Fundament für eine Fortsetzung des Aufschwungs gegeben ist, sofern die von den globalen Finanzmarktturbulenzen ausgehenden Bremseffekte nicht zu stark werden. Damit das hohe Wirtschaftswachstum über den Konjunkturaufschwung hinaus andauern kann, muss allerdings die Wachstumsrate