All articles about: German job miracle 

24. August 2017 | International Labour Markets

Recent book publication: Productivity Puzzles Across Europe

The economic shock of the financial crisis rivalled  that of the Great Depression following the Wall Street Crash of 1929 in terms of the decline in economic output across the world. However, the more

30. June 2017 | Interviews

The German job miracle: an interview with IAB Director Joachim Möller

From “the sick man of Europe” to the “German job miracle”: the German labour market has been performing extraordinarily well since 2005. Even in the crisis year 2009, when more

30. June 2017 | Editorial

The German labour market in a nutshell

Martin Schludi

In the late 1990s and early 2000s, Germany’s labour market was in such a poor state that the country was described as ’the sick man of Europe’. Since 2005, the German labour market has been more