30th June 2016

IMF: Germany needs reforms

Germany, a champion of structural reform prescriptions within the European Union, needs a large dose of the same medicine at home, too. Beyond public investment in transport and telecommunications, and more competition in services, dealing with an aging population needs urgent attention. With the right policies, Germany can bring more people into the workforce—and for longer—to counter the demographic trend, argues a recent study accompanying the regular health check of the German economy by the International Monetary Fund. Read details.

Germany : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Germany

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