Statistical presentation of international trade in the course of German unification

How did the German unification influence the development and the statistical presentation of he contemporary trade of the eastern and western part of Germany? The parallel presentation oft he regional gross domestic products and their demand components is he only way, to describe adequate the flow of goods and between both the two parts of the German economy as well as with the rest of the world.

02. January 2018

Authors Udo Ludwig Klaus Voy

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