A Keynesian Success Story: Germany's New Economic Miracle

A Keynesian Success Story: Germany's New Economic Miracle

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 19, 2010

During the worst of the global financial meltdown, Berlin pumped tens of billions of euros into the economy and spent hundreds of billions propping up German banks. Now, the country is reaping the benefits as Germany is once again Europe's economic motor. By SPIEGEL Staff more...

Export Optimism, Financial Fear: Bank Balance Sheets Could Torpedo Recovery

Export Optimism, Financial Fear: Bank Balance Sheets Could Torpedo Recovery

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 05, 2010

Germany's economy is booming thanks to a rapid recovery of global exports. But Europe isn't out of the woods yet. Few know exactly what nasty surprises might be lurking on bank balance sheets across the Continent -- and stress tests might not be enough to reveal them. By Beat Balzli, Markus Dettmer, Armin Mahler and Christian Reiermann more... Comment ]


Prospering at the Expense of Others? Germany's Export Boom Has Trade Partners Stewing

Prospering at the Expense of Others? Germany's Export Boom Has Trade Partners Stewing

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 30, 2010

The German economy is rapidly improving, with many manufacturers struggling to keep up with demand. But not all are happy with the country's recovery. Many say that Germany's export gains are coming at the expense of its trading partners. By Armin Mahler, Christian Reiermann, Wolfgang Reuter and Janko Tietz more... Comment ]

2010 Outlook: German Economy in Mini-Boom but New Clouds Gathering

2010 Outlook: German Economy in Mini-Boom but New Clouds Gathering

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 29, 2009

The German economy could recover more strongly in 2010 than many economists have been predicting, because growth is being boosted by the improving global situation and the government's stimulus package. But that doesn't mean the crisis is over -- risks loom from the second half of 2010. By Sebastian Dullien more...