Inga Rademacher

DAAD Fachlektor in German and Transnational Politics, Department of European and International Studies, King’s College London

Is economic adjustment driven by business interests? German state capacity and the changing nature of industrial policy

Inga Rademacher - 17 October 2019

Many commentators have viewed Germany’s sustained export-led growth as representing the return of a distinctive ‘German Model’ underpinned by an interventionist ‘German industrial state’. However, over the past 30 years, many elements of state support for industries, including tax concessions, subsidies and patient capital, have been reduced.  This is part 3 in the series 'Industrial development in a post-crash world'.

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