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The Resource Jumpstart : the economic unification of Germany, Gerlinde Sinn, Hans-Werner Sinn ; translated by Juli Irving-Lessmann

Jumpstart : the economic unification of Germany, Gerlinde Sinn, Hans-Werner Sinn ; translated by Juli Irving-Lessmann

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Jumpstart : the economic unification of Germany
Title
Jumpstart
Title remainder
the economic unification of Germany
Statement of responsibility
Gerlinde Sinn, Hans-Werner Sinn ; translated by Juli Irving-Lessmann
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
The unification of Germany is a policy issue of worldwide interest and holds key lessons for the remaining post-socialist economies. This text presents a clearly argued analytical account of the reunification process and the policy alternatives
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Sinn, Gerlinde
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Sinn, Hans-Werner
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  • Germany
  • Germany
  • Germany
Label
Jumpstart : the economic unification of Germany, Gerlinde Sinn, Hans-Werner Sinn ; translated by Juli Irving-Lessmann
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [225]-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Revolution and Unification. To Market with Marx. Submitting to the Iron Laws. Voting with Their Feet. The Road to Union -- 2. Germany and the World. Germany a Superpower? The Race for Prosperity. The Collapse. Inherited Burdens. Fundamental Reasons for the Collapse. Aspects of Structural Change. Capital for Unity -- 3. New Money. Currency Conversion. Purchasing-Power Parities. The Purchasing-Power Paradox. The Two Dimensions of Competitiveness. Money Overhang and Capital Overhang. The Planned and Actual Money Supplies. Fast German Conversion Losses. The Bundesbank's Gains from Unification. Portfolio Reactions. Demand Reactions -- 4. Privatization. Restitution and Sale. Expropriation and Restitution. Invisible Hand in Chains. Compensation or Restitution? Loosening the Chains: The Obstacle-Removal Law. The Treuhand's Task. Reorganization with Privatization. The Junkyard Hypothesis. Six Reasons for the Endogenous Fall in Prices. The Participation Model. The Advantages of the Participation Model
  • 5. Strategies for the Upswing. A Long Haul. Organic System Transformation. The Maintenance Strategy: The Path of the Other Eastern Bloc Countries. The High-Wage, High-Tech Strategy. Wage Subsidies. Workshops for Robots. Value-Added-Tax Preferences for East Germany? The Role of the Government. A Social Compact for the Upswing -- 6. Epilogue -- Appendix A: Comparison of East and West Germany -- Appendix B: Land Values in East and West Germany -- Appendix C: Profit Maximization and the Putty-Clay Hypothesis
Control code
26673458
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 243 pages
Isbn
9780262193276
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(WaOLN)1519136
Label
Jumpstart : the economic unification of Germany, Gerlinde Sinn, Hans-Werner Sinn ; translated by Juli Irving-Lessmann
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [225]-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Revolution and Unification. To Market with Marx. Submitting to the Iron Laws. Voting with Their Feet. The Road to Union -- 2. Germany and the World. Germany a Superpower? The Race for Prosperity. The Collapse. Inherited Burdens. Fundamental Reasons for the Collapse. Aspects of Structural Change. Capital for Unity -- 3. New Money. Currency Conversion. Purchasing-Power Parities. The Purchasing-Power Paradox. The Two Dimensions of Competitiveness. Money Overhang and Capital Overhang. The Planned and Actual Money Supplies. Fast German Conversion Losses. The Bundesbank's Gains from Unification. Portfolio Reactions. Demand Reactions -- 4. Privatization. Restitution and Sale. Expropriation and Restitution. Invisible Hand in Chains. Compensation or Restitution? Loosening the Chains: The Obstacle-Removal Law. The Treuhand's Task. Reorganization with Privatization. The Junkyard Hypothesis. Six Reasons for the Endogenous Fall in Prices. The Participation Model. The Advantages of the Participation Model
  • 5. Strategies for the Upswing. A Long Haul. Organic System Transformation. The Maintenance Strategy: The Path of the Other Eastern Bloc Countries. The High-Wage, High-Tech Strategy. Wage Subsidies. Workshops for Robots. Value-Added-Tax Preferences for East Germany? The Role of the Government. A Social Compact for the Upswing -- 6. Epilogue -- Appendix A: Comparison of East and West Germany -- Appendix B: Land Values in East and West Germany -- Appendix C: Profit Maximization and the Putty-Clay Hypothesis
Control code
26673458
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 243 pages
Isbn
9780262193276
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(WaOLN)1519136

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