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Flexibility and Job Creation: Lessons for Germany

James Heckman

No 9194, NBER Working Papers from National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc

Abstract: This paper examines the performance of the German economy and the role of the regulation and welfare state policies in affecting its performance. While the German economy is still strong, incentives in place are likely to impair future German competitiveness and productivity.

JEL-codes: L5 J3 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Date: 2002-09
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Published as Aghion, Philippe (ed.) Knowledge, information, and expectations in modern macroeconomics: In honor of Edmund S. Phelps. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2003.

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