Crisis measures to promote recovery in Europe must begin to address its underlying productivity challenge.
Max Neufeind and Christoph Priesmeier
Max Neufeind and Christoph Priesmeier are advisers at the German Federal Ministry of Finance. This contribution does not however represent the views of the ministry but those of the authors alone. Dr Neufeind previously worked at the German Federal Ministry of Labour. He is a policy fellow with the Berlin-based think tank Das Progressive Zentrum and was co-editor of its 2018 publication Work in the Digital Age. Dr Priesmeier previously worked in the Economic Affairs Division of the Deutsche Bundesbank.