"Former German Democratic Republic (GDR)"
What Kind of Shock Was It?
Author: Michael C Burda
Kiel Institute for the World Economy
This paper analyzes the deep structural change and the integration process involving both capital deepening and labor thinning in Eastern Germany that followed the "unification shock.
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How Strong Was the Bundesbank?
Author: Martin Karl Georg Heipertz
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
This paper discusses the intentions and positions of Germany's central bank, the Bundesbank, with respect to the country's monetary union in 1990 and its adoption of European Monetary Union (EMU) in 1992.
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