German economy

BERLIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 25: Two women from Jordan (C) and Syria learn about job opportunities at a stand at the second annual jobs fair for refugees and migrants at the Estrel hotel and conference venue on January 25, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. The intiative brings together exhibitors from retail, …

Claim: Mass Migration Will Not Help Solve Skilled Worker Shortage

Head of the Federal Agency for Labor, Frank-Jürgen Weise has said that new migrants and asylum seekers have little chance of filling Germany’s skilled worker problem because very few of them meet the needed qualifications. Frank-Jürgen Weise has had a long


Another German Economist Blames Merkel For AfD Rise

A leading German economist stated that the government’s economic policies are as much to blame for the rise of Alternative for Germany as its migration policies. Marcel Fratzscher, head of the German Institute for Economic Research, said that the economic policies of the

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Volkswagen Could Pose Bigger Threat To German Economy Than Greek Crisis

BERLIN, Germany – The Volkswagen emissions scandal has rocked Germany’s business and political establishment and analysts warn the crisis at the car maker could develop into the biggest threat to Europe’s largest economy. Volkswagen is the biggest of Germany’s car