Abstieg West durch Aufbau Ost?

Ulrich Busch
2004 Prokla  
14 years after the German unification East Germany is one of the largest European problem areas. Loss of population, economic stagnation and the dependence on transfers from the West determine the situation. With the expansion of the EU, East Germany can become the German mezzogiorno. In this situation a group of experts demands radical measures form the federal government. But these measures will worsen the living conditions in East Germany, which are already very different to those in West Germany.
more » ... to those in West Germany.
doi:10.32387/prokla.v34i135.636 fatcat:v4o4r5wiuraojewsc3rt7sxpvm