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High Technologies and the International Competitiveness of the German Economy.

Germany (Federal Republic). Bundesminister Fur Wirtschaft.

High Technologies and the International Competitiveness of the German Economy.

by Germany (Federal Republic). Bundesminister Fur Wirtschaft.

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• The recent slowdown of the German economy has been a result of one-off, structural and external factors. Harsh winter weather, u nusually high sick leave due to the flu, the timing of Easter, strikes and more recently, disruptions to commercial transport from low water lev els, have all weighed on. 3. Refugee inflows pose significant economic and political risks. Over 1 million asylum seekers entered Germany in (Figure 2). The incoming flow is expected to remain high through , in the likely absence of a European solution to the refugee crisis.

To understand the state of the global economy, it is imperative to know what economic indicators to look for. The World Competitiveness Center (WCC) produces a regular report known as the global competitiveness report, which can provide an excellent starting point when trying to decipher the economic growth rate and potential of countries across the world. The Expert Meeting on “Improving the Competitiveness of SMEs through Enhancing Productive Capacity: Financing Technology”, held from 28 to 30 October in Geneva, sought to identify possible innovative ways for financing SMEs. Financing of productive capacity is central to any development strategy, but access to financeFile Size: KB.

  In recent history, the German economic engine has repeatedly delivered national success. Today, Germany is not only keeping up with its strong economic performance domestically, but is also leading the restoration of European economic competitiveness. Its path to success, however, has come under fire, especially since the beginning of the euro zone economic crisis. Other international evidence also suggests a high correlation between national investment and economic growth rates; for example, the Federal Republic of Germany and France, with investment rates roughly twice those of the United States, had about twice the productivity growth rate.


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High Technologies and the International Competitiveness of the German Economy by Germany (Federal Republic). Bundesminister Fur Wirtschaft. Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book provides latest empirical findings on the current economic relevance and specific innovation strategies and management of non-R&D intensive firms in Germany. It discusses their future role in a knowledge driven economy as well as possible implications for innovation and technology policy.

In this book, one of Germany's most influential economists describes his country's economy, the largest in the European Union and the third largest in the world, and analyzes its weaknesses: poor GDP growth performance, high unemployment due to a malfunctioning labor market, and an Cited by: This book investigates business responses to those challenges.

On average, F. Scherer shows, U.S. companies reacted to rising imports of high-technology products by cutting back research and development expenditures as a percentage of by: This book highlights the economic relevance of the so–called low–tech industries and firms.

Non R&D intensive firms continue to be the economic backbone of several developed industrial countries. Germany's merits as a business location are being increasingly questioned. Is the competitiveness of the German economy actually in jeopardy.

How could possible weaknesses be rectified?Author: Erhard Kantzenbach. world of employment: Industrial competitiveness, digitisation and vocational training. The digital transformation in Germany's economy and society is in full swing. Not all of the indicators of Germany's technological performance show a pioneering role in digitization.

open economy was shown to depe nd on growth of international tra de, on changes in relative prices (pr ice competitiveness) and on the ratio of the income elasticity of exports to that of : Jan Fagerberg. Competitiveness: A Dangerous Obsession Guess what.

Delors didn't confront the problems of either the wel-fare state or the EMS. He explained that the root cause of European unemployment was a lack of competitiveness with the United States and Japan and that the solution was a program of investment in infra-structure and high Size: 6MB.

A look at factors affecting international competitiveness. International competitiveness is a measure of the relative cost of goods/services from a country.

Countries which can produce the same quality of goods at a lower cost are said to be more competitive. Relative Inflation. This paper sets out to empirically analyze the trade and technology specialization and the price/cost performance of the German economy over the period - Furthermore, we apply the unit value approach to determine whether the competitiveness of German manufacturing products is related to price or quality advantage.

In this book, one of Germany’s most influential economists describes his country’s economy, the largest in the European Union and the third largest in the world, and analyzes its weaknesses: poor GDP growth performance, high unemployment due to a malfunctioning labor market, and an unsustainable social security system.

Horst Siebert spells out the reforms necessary to overcome. What is competitiveness. There are actually a number of definitions out there. The World Economic Forum, which has been measuring competitiveness among countries sincedefines it as “the set of institutions, policies and factors that determine the level of productivity of a country”.

Others are subtly different but all generally use. technology specialization and the price/cost performance of the German economy over the period – Furthermore, we apply the unit value approach to determine whether the competitiveness of German manufacturing products is related to price or quality advantage.

5/4/ - Germany is in a solid economic position, but ageing and technological change require new investments in people to ensure a stronger and more inclusive society, according to the latest OECD Economic Survey of Germany.

The Survey, presented in Berlin today by OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, highlights Germany’s robust recovery and high levels of competitiveness since the. Germany Competitiveness Index - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on May of source: World Economic Forum.

Competitiveness Index in Germany is expected to reach Points by the end ofaccording to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Germany Competitiveness Index is projected to trend around.

Germany is the 7 most competitive nation in the world out of countries ranked in the edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.

Competitiveness Rank in Germany averaged from untilreaching an all time high of 7. Germany is currently in the driving seat when it comes to innovation - thanks in part to the speed it’s developing new technologies like driverless cars.

In the World Economic Forum’s latest Global Competitiveness Report, Germany came top as the world’s most innovative economy, with a score of out of in the Innovation capability pillar - one of the 12 drivers of a country’s.

Appreciation of the dollar's exchange value worsens the international competitiveness of Boeing, Inc., whereas a dollar depreciation improves its international competitiveness True Empirical research suggests that most countries' price elasticities of demand for imports and exports are very inelastic, suggesting that currency depreciation would.

‘To sum up: Dluhosch, Freytag and Krüger provide an interesting view of the determinants of the current account.’ – Axel Schimmelpfennig, Review of World Economics ‘ this work is a valuable addition to the economic literature. It makes a significant contribution to an important area of intellectual and policy concern in the contemporary world.’.

In the Global Competitiveness Report, experts from the World Economic Forum (WEF) annually analyse the competitiveness of nations ing the analysis forGermany occupies a very solid third place and even leads the field in some categories. Nevertheless, the report also reveals some weaknesses that present Germany with challenges, especially in the sphere of.

used in third country exports. The competitiveness of firms in economies with which Germany is closely integrated, notably in the EU, is thus important for the competitiveness of German firms themselves.

The German economy is also particularly vulnerable to the evolution of demand in European and overseas markets.Infrastructures: Germany possess one of the top-class infrastructure especially air and highway transportation suitable for business environment.

Impact on Chemical Industry: This competitiveness of German economy in factor conditions has aided the chemical sector to flourish and become one of the foremost chemical exporting industries.The high level of R&D investments impacts positively on the dynamicity of German economy: over 27% of the manufacturing turnover is generated from innovative products.

Eventually, Germany derives its economic power also from its important and well organized grid of transportation infrastructures: the Global Competitiveness Report of.