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Willingness to move? Yup, right out of the new Laender. The pattern for the new Laender since unification has generally been a lower birth rate and a steady migration to the old Laender of young adults. Given the choice people tend to prefer better jobs for more money and less work. The new Laender of course also have higher unemployment. Yup, that's an economic utopia for you - create conditions that give you higher unemployment, stagnant growth, lower wages, and massive population loss. Push your best qualified young people to move away.  

How crazy do you have to be to see E. Germany as an economic success story?  

by MarekNYC on Thu Mar 9th, 2006 at 10:50:18 AM EST
New FT Motto?

You do have to be crazy to work here...

by Metatone (metatone [a|t] gmail (dot) com) on Thu Mar 9th, 2006 at 12:19:31 PM EST
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