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Debt-financed infrastructure spending won’t solve Germany’s problems

Bingeing on infrastructure spending when you can borrow for 30 years at a negative interest rate of 0.11 percent is tempting, but in Germany's case at least there are reasons to be sceptical about this approach, writes Oliver Hartwich.

As Germany heads towards an economic slowdown, and in fact may already be in recession, calls for deficit spending and fiscal stimulus are getting louder – calls for the federal government t

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