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dc.contributor.authorBoss, Alfreden_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T14:30:06Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T14:30:06Z-
dc.date.issued1998en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/995-
dc.description.abstractIn the process of the German unification and especially after the formal unification in October1990, Eastern Germany was supported by West Germany by a lot of measures. The mainpurposes were to improve the infrastructure, to stimulate private investment and to alleviatethe adjustment process for the population by transfers to private households.The paper describes the measures in some detail. Many of these were decided upon in an adhoc manner, in some cases experience (partly from the period of reconstruction in WestGermany after World War II) was available. The methods of financing are described, too.Emphasis is laid on the policy in the field of social insurance. Finally, it is tried to draw someconclusions which might be helpful in case of a unification of South and North Korea.-
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aKiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) |cKiel-
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aKiel Working Papers |x851-
dc.subject.jelH59-
dc.subject.jelH79-
dc.subject.ddc330-
dc.subject.keywordintergovernmental relations-
dc.subject.keyworddebt-
dc.subject.keywordsocial security-
dc.subject.stwFinanzpolitiken_US
dc.subject.stwÖffentlicher Transferen_US
dc.subject.stwSozialversicherungen_US
dc.subject.stwSozialtransferen_US
dc.subject.stwÖffentliche Schuldenen_US
dc.subject.stwÖffentlicher Haushalten_US
dc.subject.stwNationale Einheiten_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.subject.stwNeue Bundesländeren_US
dc.titleHow Germany shouldered the fiscal burden of the unificationen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:ifwkwp:851-
dc.identifier.printppn241267005en_US

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