Opinion: Reforms can help Germany support its new citizens

Deutschland Flüchtlinge in München

While many EU countries are struggling to face current mass immigration, Germany is accepting large numbers of refugees. But WEF chief economist Jennifer Blanke says Germany needs reforms to cope with the influx. Deutschland Flüchtlinge in München Amid the European refugee crisis, almost forgotten are Germany’s repeated calls on other EU countries to face reforms in order to place the eurozone and the 29-nation bloc on a more sustainable economic footing.

After nearly a decade of sclerotic European growth, efforts are indeed required across the entire region to ensure that it gets back on a higher and more sustainable growth […]