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Cutting Subsidies in Germany (original publication German only)


  • Boss
  • A.
  • Rosenschon
  • A.
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The authors analyse public subsidies in Germany and provide actual figures of subsidy expenditures and tax concessions as granted by the various federal layers (federal budget, states, communities) as well as by special budgets and the European Union. Thereby they apply the more comprehensive subsidy definition of the Kiel Institute’s subsidy report, which also comprises payments to non-profit organizations as far as the latter provide marketable goods and services. With the current report the results of a research project conducted for the INSM-Initiative Neue Soziale Marktwirtschaft GmbH are published.


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Key Words

  • Reduction of Subsidies
  • subsidies
  • Tax policy