Two cheers for Germany – PostPartisan – The Washington Post

Two cheers for Germany – PostPartisan – The Washington Post.

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Charles Lane has taken me to task for my repeated championing of the German economic model – a topic, he notes, to which I return as frequently as he does to electric cars. What’s the point of this German obsession, he wonders. Do I really think the United States can make the kind of structural changes to the economy that have served Germany so well? And do I really think we can do it quickly enough to help us find a way out of the Great Recession?

The short answer is No and No.[…]

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