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Produktivitätsunterschiede zwischen Betrieben: Üppige Erträge - eine Frage des Standorts?



"Even two decades after German reunification, scholars and politicians are still asking why productivity in eastern Germany is not growing sky-high but remains very much behind that of western Germany. Here it is not only a question of competitive disadvantages but also of an assessment of work performed and of the question of further subsidies. But does the location of a company really affect how productive it is?" (Authors' abstract, IAB-Doku) ((en))

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Bellmann, Lutz; Ellguth, Peter; Möller, Iris (2009): Differences in productivity between establishments: Are abundant profits a question of location? In: IAB-Forum, No. 2, pp. 42-47.