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a set of recommendations submitted by a committee on reforms to the German labour market in 2002; named after Peter Hartz (head of the committee); goal: to reduce unemployment


Germany's 2000s turnaround is often attributed to the so-called Hartz reforms of that decade, which reduced welfare protections and increased labor market participation.

he says this is false because: wages actually fell for the decade prior to reforms because of reunification + expansion of German auto sector abroad (?); all these reforms did is increase inequaity

—p.268 Postscript (245) by Mark Blyth
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