OECD's 2012 Economic Survey of Germany examines recent economic developments, policies and prospsects as well as a more detailed look at labour market reforms and climate change policies.
Table of contents:
Executive summary Assessment and recommendations -Growth is slowing after an extraordinary rebound from the recession -Structural reforms for stronger and more sustainable growth -Bibliography -Annex A1. Progress in structural reform Chapter 1.The German labour market: preparing for the future -Past labour market reforms paid off handsomely during the crisis -Long-term challenges remain -Annex 1.A1.Estimating Okunís law for Germany -Annex 1.A2.The impact of the sectoral composition of the recession on the unemployment response -Annex 1.A3. The impact of labour shortages on labour market outcomes Chapter 2.Climate change policies: make ambition pay -Germany has committed itself to challenging reductions in greenhouse gas emissions -Climate change policies need to become more cost-efficient -Continuing the green growth success story